Money received through ‘crowdfunding’ may be taxable… Gifts vs. Income?

By |2022-03-22T08:41:50-04:00March 24th, 2022|Individual Income Tax|

Source: IRS.gov Issue Number:    FS-2022-20 Inside This Issue Money received through ‘crowdfunding’ may be taxable; taxpayers should understand their obligations and the benefits of good recordkeeping Understanding Crowdfunding Crowdfunding is a method of raising money through websites by soliciting contributions from a large number of people. The contributions may be solicited [...]

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Tax Reporting for Virtual Currency

By |2022-03-22T08:28:39-04:00March 22nd, 2022|Individual Income Tax|

Confused about your gains and losses from Virtual Currency transactions? We can help! The IRS recently published an article reminding taxpayers about reporting your crypto transactions on your tax return.   Source: IRS.gov Issue Number:    IR-2022-61 IRS reminds taxpayers they must check a box on Form 1040, 1040-SR or 1040-NR on [...]

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IRS to Suspend Mailing Additional Letters

By |2022-02-09T19:16:28-05:00February 9th, 2022|Individual Income Tax, News Articles|

IRS.gov Issue Number:   IR-2022-31 IRS continues work to help taxpayers; suspends mailing of additional letters WASHINGTON – As part of ongoing efforts to provide additional help for people during this period, the IRS announced today the suspension of more than a dozen additional letters, including the mailing of automated collection notices [...]

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2022 Tax Filing Opens Monday!

By |2022-01-12T16:21:44-05:00January 20th, 2022|Individual Income Tax|

Issue Number:    IR-2022-08 Inside This Issue 2022 tax filing season begins Jan. 24; IRS outlines refund timing and what to expect in advance of April 18 tax deadline WASHINGTON − The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation's tax season will start on Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, when the tax agency [...]

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Final 2021 Quarterly Tax Payments due January 18th

By |2022-01-12T15:50:10-05:00January 12th, 2022|Individual Income Tax, Tax Payments|

Issue Number:    IR-2022-03 Inside This Issue IRS reminder to many: Make final 2021 quarterly tax payment by Jan. 18; avoid surprise tax bill, possible penalty   WASHINGTON − The IRS urges taxpayers to check into their options to avoid being subject to estimated tax penalties, which apply when someone underpays their [...]

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2021 Tax Laws Related to COVID-19

By |2022-01-09T10:56:07-05:00November 15th, 2021|Coronavirus, Individual Income Tax|

The following information reviews the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (CAA) and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP Act), passed to assist in dealing with the economic impacts of COVID-19. Source of Articles: NATPtax.com   INDIVIDUAL TAXPAYERS: Economic Impact Payments The ARP Act provided a third economic impact payment [...]

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IRS announces two new online tools to help families manage Child Tax Credit payments

By |2021-06-24T10:06:24-04:00June 24th, 2021|Individual Income Tax, Parents and Children|

Source: IRS.gov Child Tax Credit Eligibility Assistant helps families determine whether they qualify for Child Tax Credit payments Update Portal helps families monitor and manage Child Tax Credit payments  WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today launched two new online tools designed to help families manage and monitor the advance [...]

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The first step of good tax planning is good recordkeeping

By |2021-06-22T11:19:27-04:00June 22nd, 2021|Corporate Income Tax, Individual Income Tax|

Source: IRS.gov Year-round tax planning is for everyone. An important part of that is recordkeeping. Gathering tax documents throughout the year and having an organized recordkeeping system can make it easier when it comes to filing a tax return or understanding a letter from the IRS. Good records help: Identify [...]

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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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