Tax Reform

October 6, 2020

Missing Out on the Earned Income Tax Credit?

Article Highlights: Earned Income Tax Credit Refundable Tax Credit Qualifications Special Rule for Military The EITC is for people who work but have lower incomes. If […]
September 10, 2020

Thinking of Dumping Old Tax Records?

Article Highlights: General statute is 3 years Some states are longer Fraud, failure to file and other issues can extend the statute Records to dump Record […]
August 11, 2020

Did You Overlook Something on a Prior Tax Return?

Article Highlights: Repercussions of Incorrect Tax Returns Filing Amended Returns Statute of Limitations for Refunds Potential of Audit It is not uncommon to discover that an […]
July 28, 2020

Here’s What Could Happen If You Try to Short-Change the IRS

Article Highlights: Self-employed taxpayers Underreported income Unscrupulous tax preparers Phony deductions or credits Inflating the Earned Income Tax Credit Taking fake education credits Petty cheating Some […]
July 7, 2020

The IRS Is Issuing Some Stimulus Payments by Debit Card

Some Are Being Mistaken as Junk Mail and Thrown Out Article Highlights: Junk Mail Stimulus Payment Debit Card If you are like most Americans, you receive […]
June 26, 2020

Tax Effects of a Business Making a Charitable Contribution

Article Highlights: Charitable Contributions Business-Related Charitable Contributions Charitable Pass-Through Deductions 20% Business Pass-Through Deduction   Charitable contributions are generally allowed as part of an individual’s itemized […]
June 23, 2020

Congress Liberalizes PPP Loan Forgiveness

Article Highlights: Loan Forgiveness Confusion Covered Period Extended Loan Maturity Extended Limit on Expenses other than Payroll Reduced Exemptions for Those Unable to Rehire or Replace […]
April 24, 2020

New Twist for Kiddie Tax with a Refund Opportunity

Article Highlights: Appropriations Act of 2020 Children’s Tax-Filing Requirements Two Methods for 2018 and 2019 Amendment Possibility for a Dependent Child Standard Deduction Wages Self-employment Income […]
March 27, 2020
IRA investments change

New Twist Added to the IRA-to-Charity Provision

Article Highlights Qualified Charitable Distributions (QCDs) Required Minimum Distribution Age Limit Repealed for Traditional IRA Contributions Coordination of QCDs and Deducted Traditional IRA Contributions Ever since […]
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