Understanding Tax-Filing Status

Understanding Tax-Filing Status

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Article Highlights: Single Married Filing Jointly Surviving Spouse Married to a Nonresident Alien Head of Household Married Filing Separate   Filing status is determined on the last day of the year and most often is…
Required Minimum IRA Distributions Will Resume in 2021

Required Minimum IRA Distributions Will Resume in 2021

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Article Highlights: CARES Act Moratorium RMD Resumptions Age Considerations Figuring out the RMD Amount Penalty for Not Taking an RMD No Maximum Limit IRA-to-Charity Transfers As part of the CARES Act, the requirement…
IRS to Automatically Adjust Prior Filed 2020 Returns with Unemployment Income

IRS to Automatically Adjust Prior Filed 2020 Returns with Unemployment Income

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Article Highlights Prior Filed Returns with Unemployment Income American Rescue Plan’s $10,200 Exclusion IRS Automatic Adjustment Refund Application When an Amended Return Might Be Required The IRS announced on March 31,…

Special Rules Apply to 2020 EITC and Child Credit

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Article Highlights:   Employment (Earned) Income Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Child Tax Credit (CTC) 2019 or 2020 Earned Income Credit Qualifications   Because of the pandemic, many individuals have seen…
April-May 2021Tax Due Dates

April 2021 Tax Due Dates

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April 2021 Individual Due Dates April 12 - Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during March, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than…
Dont Miss Out on Tax Credits

Don’t Miss Out on Tax Credits

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Article Highlights: Non-refundable vs. Refundable Credit Childcare Credit Earned Income Tax Credit Child & Dependent Tax Credit Saver’s Credit Vehicle Tax Credits Adoption Credit Residential Energy-Efficient…
How toExpense Business IT Purchases

You Can Expense Business IT Purchases

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Article Highlights: Depreciation Material & Supply Expensing De Minimis Safe Harbor Expensing Routine Maintenance Bonus Depreciation Section 179 Expensing Thanks to some very liberal tax laws written to encourage investment…
Great-News-Child-Care-Tax-Credit-Expanded-for-2021

Great News, Child Care Tax Credit Expanded for 2021

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Article Highlights: American Rescue Plan Expanded One-Year-Only Change Refundability Child Care Expenses Credit Percentage Maximum Credit Credit Phaseout Employer-Provided Dependent Care Assistance Great news if…
Tax Court Decision Holds Potential Impact for Travel Deductions

Tax Court Decision Holds Potential Impact for Travel Deductions

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  There are many professions that require taxpayers to travel extensively and spend significant amounts of time in paid lodging. These expenses are traditionally claimed as travel deductions. However, a case recently heard by the Tax…

February 2021 Individual Due Dates

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February 2021 Individual Due Dates February 1 - Tax Appointment If you don’t already have an appointment scheduled with this office, you should call to make an appointment that is convenient for you. February 1 - File 2020 Individual…