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Taxpayers must report health care coverage on 2018 tax return

By |2019-03-07T16:27:39-05:00March 11th, 2019|Health Care Reform, Individual Income Tax|

IRS.gov  -  Tax Reform Tax Tip 2019-20 As taxpayers are completing their 2018 tax returns this year, they must complete the lines related to health care. For tax year 2018, the IRS will not consider a return complete and accurate if individuals do not do one of the following on [...]

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Here are five facts about the new Form 1040

By |2019-02-25T16:36:55-05:00February 25th, 2019|Employees, Forms, Individual Income Tax|

Source:  IRS.gov Tax Tip 2019-13 There are several changes to the 2018 Form 1040. However, taxpayers who file electronically may not notice the changes as the tax return preparation software guides people through the filing process. The IRS worked closely with its partners in the tax return preparation and tax software [...]

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Section 199A Flowchart Example

By |2020-01-04T22:36:51-05:00January 4th, 2019|Individual Income Tax, Tax Cuts & Jobs Act|

Beginning 2018, eligible taxpayers may be entitled to up to a 20 percent deduction from Qualified Business Income, thus lowering their taxable income and federal tax due. This law was passed to help some small business entities receive a similar tax break as the “C” Corporations are receiving.  Below is [...]

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Did you file an Extension?

By |2018-08-30T10:44:59-04:00August 30th, 2018|Individual Income Tax, Penalties and Interest, Tax Payments|

Source: IRS.govSix things for extension filers to remember Oct. 15 is almost here, and it’s the last day to file for most people who requested an automatic six-month extension for their 2017 tax returns. These taxpayers should remember that they can file any time before Oct. 15 if they have [...]

Recent changes to moving, mileage and travel expenses

By |2018-06-12T01:38:02-04:00June 12th, 2018|Individual Income Tax, News Articles, Tax Cuts & Jobs Act|

source: IRS.govThe Tax Cuts and Jobs Act includes changes to moving, mileage and travel expenses: Move-related vehicle expense The new law suspends the deduction for tax years beginning after Dec. 31, 2017, through Jan. 1, 2026. During the suspension, no deduction is allowed for use of an auto as part [...]

Tips for Taxpayers Who Have to Amend a Tax Return

By |2018-04-25T09:57:37-04:00April 25th, 2018|Individual Income Tax, Penalties and Interest, Tax Payments|

Source: IRS.govTaxpayers who discover they made mistakes or omissions on their tax return can correct them by filing an amended tax return. Those who need to amend should remember these tips: File using paper form. Use Form 1040X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, to correct the tax return. Taxpayers [...]

40 million tax returns due today

By |2018-04-17T04:22:09-04:00April 17th, 2018|Individual Income Tax|

Source: IRS.govNearly 40 million to file by April 17 WASHINGTON – As the April 17 tax filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding the nearly 40 million taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them in the [...]

Are you withholding the correct amount on your W-2 for 2018?

By |2018-04-13T12:11:20-04:00April 13th, 2018|Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, Payroll, Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, Tax Payments|

source: IRS.govNewly-revised estimated tax form and publication can help people pay the right amount IR-2018-93, April 13, 2018 WASHINGTON – With tax reform bringing major changes for the year ahead, the Internal Revenue Service today reminded the many self-employed individuals, retirees, investors and others who need to pay their taxes [...]