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Tax Filing Opens February 12th 2021

By |2021-01-27T16:50:47-05:00January 27th, 2021|Charitable Contributions, Coronavirus, Earned Income Tax Credit, Employees & Independent Contractors, Individual Income Tax|

The IRS announced they will begin accepting electronically filed tax returns on February 12th 2021. Here are some important reminders before you file. Source: IRS.gov Issue Number:    IR-2021-23 Important reminders before filing 2020 tax returns WASHINGTON — Following an unpredictable year with many changes and challenges, the Internal Revenue Service today [...]

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Key Tax Law Changes for Tax Year 2020

By |2021-01-17T09:53:36-05:00January 1st, 2021|Coronavirus, Corporate Income Tax, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, News Articles, Retirement|

COVID-Related Tax Relief Acts On December 23, 2020, Congress passed the $900 Billion COVID-Related Tax Relief Act of 2020 (“COVIDTRA” or “the Act”) as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, on December 21, 2020. COVIDTRA extends and modifies several provisions first enacted in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security [...]

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The New Form 1099-NEC Summarized

By |2021-01-02T10:27:22-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Payroll|

  1099-NEC: Use For Non Employee Compensation for Independent Contractors of $600 or more Someone who is not an employee, who provided services Can go to an individual, parternship, estate, or corporation Should inlcude payments for services AND payments for parts or materials used to perform the services Examples: Attorneys, [...]

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Tax Advice for Locums Tenens

By |2021-02-07T13:47:14-05:00October 7th, 2020|401(k) & 403(b), Business Start-Ups and Closures, Corporate Income Tax, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, Payroll, Retirement, Traditional IRA|

As a locum tenens provider, you’re considered an independent contractor and you need to be prepared to pay your own taxes. Your hiring firm may not be required to withhold any federal or state taxes from your compensation. Additionally, you’ll most likely need to remit estimated taxes each quarter to [...]

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Unemployment compensation is taxable; have tax withheld now and avoid a tax-time surprise

By |2020-08-25T14:40:18-04:00August 25th, 2020|Coronavirus, Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Individual Income Tax, Penalties and Interest, Tax Payments|

IRS.gov IR-2020-185, August 18, 2020 WASHINGTON — With millions of Americans now receiving taxable unemployment compensation, many of them for the first time, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded people receiving unemployment compensation that they can have tax withheld from their benefits now to help avoid owing taxes on this income [...]

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Working from Home? Here’s what you should know about the home office deduction

By |2020-08-06T15:26:30-04:00August 6th, 2020|Business Start-Ups and Closures, Coronavirus, Corporate Income Tax, Employees & Independent Contractors, Home Owners|

Source: Tax Tip 2020-98: Here’s what taxpayers need to know about the home office deduction www.irs.gov Here’s what taxpayers need to know about the home office deduction The home office deduction allows qualifying taxpayers to deduct certain home expenses on their tax return. With more people working from home [...]

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Tax Year 2019 Payment Options

By |2020-07-09T15:56:47-04:00July 9th, 2020|Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Individual Income Tax, State Taxes, Tax Payments|

Source: Issue Number:    FS-2020-10   IRS payment options Taxpayers have a variety of options to consider when paying federal taxes. This year, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the filing deadline and tax payment due date was postponed from April 15 to July 15, 2020. A list of forms due July [...]

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New PPP Forgiveness App Released Today

By |2020-06-17T15:35:01-04:00June 17th, 2020|Coronavirus, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, News Articles|

The PPP Forgiveness Application With the latest changes to the program rules was released today. There is an EZ version and a standard version. Both are half of the length of the original application. Here is an article outlining some of the details. Explanations regarding forgiveness dates and some gray [...]

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Coronavirus Employer Tax Credits Flow Chart

By |2020-06-07T13:10:24-04:00June 7th, 2020|Coronavirus, Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Forms, Payroll|

The IRS created a flow chart to help employers navigate the new tax credits due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each situation with each of your employees may be unique. Always consult a tax advisor before filing with the IRS. Book a phone consultation with our staff today.

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Big Changes to $10,000 SBA Grant & PPP

By |2020-04-12T17:39:15-04:00April 12th, 2020|Coronavirus, Employees & Independent Contractors|

Although not officially announced, sources are reporting that the SBA's current $10,000 Advance program for sole proprietors and small businesses isn't what it seems. The $10,000 grant falls under the Economic Injuty Disaster Loan program. Originaly advertised as a no questions asked advance of $10,000 that doesn't have to be [...]

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