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COVID tax relief: IRS provides broad-based penalty relief for certain 2019 and 2020 returns due to the pandemic; $1.2 billion in penalties being refunded to 1.6 million taxpayers

By |2022-08-26T14:27:53-04:00August 26th, 2022|Coronavirus, Penalties and Interest|

Source: IRS.gov IR-2022-155, August 24, 2022 WASHINGTON — To help struggling taxpayers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2022-36PDF, which provides penalty relief to most people and businesses who file certain 2019 or 2020 returns late. The IRS is also taking an additional step 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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Financial Resources for Everyone during Coronavirus Pandemic

By |2020-03-31T08:01:07-04:00March 26th, 2020|Coronavirus, Corporate Income Tax, Employees, Employees & Independent Contractors, Employers, Individual Income Tax, Payroll, Penalties and Interest, Retirement, Tax Payments|

At AFSG, we know that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has not spared anyone. Individuals, families, small businesses, gig-workers, sole-proprietors, employers... Everyone has been impacted by this pandemic. Finding the most current information has been tough. We will try to keep this webpage as up to date as possible with FACTS, [...]

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Payment options available for those who owe

By |2020-03-05T15:15:24-05:00March 5th, 2020|Individual Income Tax, Penalties and Interest, Tax Payments|

IRS Issue Number:    IR-2020-48 Tax Time Guide: Payment options available for those who owe WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers that if they need to make a tax payment or owe and can’t pay, the IRS offers several options. This news release is part of a series of [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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