Tax Newsletter February 2023

Is it necessary

New guidance has been issued in the form of FAQ’s related to handling Form 1099-K and sale of personal property, unrelated to business.  This was discussed in our year-end sessions.  We have reproduced the FAQs for your convenience in this newsletter. Though IRS has announced a transition period for the new thresholds to become effective, […]

Tax Newsletter July 2022

July 4th

In This Issue IRS Increases Mileage Rate for Remainder of 2022 TIGTA Releases Public Service Announcements Warning Taxpayers of the Ongoing Threat of IRS Impersonation Scams Senate Bill Sets Stage for Crypto Tax Clarity Illinois—Cook County Minimum Wage Increase on July 1 Connecticut Provides a 10-year Statute of Limits, Revises Other Tax Collection Provisions, and […]

Tax Newsletter June 2022

paper shredding

IRS Statement Concerning the Destruction of 30 million Information Returns Due to Software Limitations – Tax Year 2020 In This Issue: Study States Nearly Half of Tax Returns Can Be Prefilled New Partnership Audits on the Horizon No Step-up in Basis for Private Foundation’s Assets Form 941 – A Bit of History Final Foreign Tax […]

Tax Newsletter February 2022

Tax Deadlines

2022 Tax Season Begins on January 24th 2022, and Announces Deadline Information In This Issue List of Provisions Expiring in 2021 – Tax Planning Issues The 2022 Form W-4 Employee’s Withholding Certificate IRS Corrects the American Opportunity Tax Credit Identification Requirement in the FAQ’s IRS Announced Delays in Processing Employer Credit Advanced Payments FS-2022-02 Announcement […]

Tax Newsletter February 2021: Are You Ready for Tax Filing Season?

Tax Prep

A New Year and a “NEW” 2021 Tax Filing Season Are You Ready? In This Issue Issue 1: 2021 Tax Filing Season Begins Feb. 12; IRS Outlines Steps to Speed Refunds During Pandemic Issue 2:  Question and Answers from the 2021 January Quarterly Update Issue 3: Revenue Procedure 84-35 Changes Issue 4: CAA Extender and […]

Getting Ready for the 2021 Tax Season

Tax Planning 2021

Tax Planning 2021 New in 2021: Those who Did Not receive an EIP may be able to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit Clients may be able to claim the Recovery Rebate Credit if they met the eligibility criteria in 2020 and: They didn’t receive an Economic Impact Payment this year, or Their Economic Impact Payment […]

Tax Newsletter: December 2020

form 8962

Important Update to the November Newsletter – Concerning Marketplace and Healthcare Subsidy – May Impact Your Client Please review the first page of the November Newsletter to get the background on this issue – here is what has happened thus far: The client’s return has been received but on where’s my refund – it says […]

Tax Newsletter: September 2020

Tax Return form 1040

Tax Law Updates & News Once again news is abundant, so we had to pick and choose what we felt was most important to you and your practice. We’ll take a look at the New 1040. We will include last minute news in our fall seminars and more later in the year time-sensitive issues closer […]

Basics & Beyond Tax Newsletter February 2020

Secure Act

In This Issue: Several issues to review before we get deep into filing season are in the monthly tax newsletter.  Changes in law, the standard mileage rates, transcripts and a review of Timely Mailing rules will serve you well as we soon become immersed with tax returns. We have also highlighted Illinois’s new guidance on […]

Basics & Beyond Tax Flash November 2019

New W-4 form

November 2019 Issues The newsletter is extra-long this month, a lot is happening as we approach a new filing season in 2020. We have been requested to discuss the New Form W-4 more in depth. We have discussed some of the changes in previous newsletters. It immediately became evident that in order to address your […]