Click on the links below to jump to each section in this article: There's Still Time To Make an IRA Contribution for 2021 What Is the Credit for Other Dependents? Business Meals Fully Deductible in 2021 and 2022 Employee Business Expense Deductions: Who Qualifies? The Facts: Taxable vs. Nontaxable Income There's Still Time To Make an IRA Contribution for 2021 If you haven't contributed funds to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) for tax year 2021, or if you've put in less than the maximum...
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Tax Tips for January 2022
Click on the links below to jump to each section in this article: Standard Mileage Rates for 2022 Why Using the Correct Filing Status Matters Tax Credits for Accommodating Disabled Workers Watch Out for Holiday Gift Card Scams What To Know About Keeping Good Tax Records Standard Mileage Rates for 2022 Starting January 1, 2022, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car, van, pickup, or panel truck are as follows: 58.5 cents per mile driven for business use, up 2.5 cents from the rate for...
Important Tax Changes for Individuals and Businesses
Every year, it’s a sure bet that there will be changes to current tax law, and this year is no different. From standard deductions to health savings accounts and tax rate schedules, here’s a checklist of tax changes to help you plan the year ahead.
Tax Tips for December 2021
Click on the links below to jump to each section in this article: Retirement Contributions Limits Announced for 2022 Small Business: Deducting Startup Costs Reminder: Deferred Payroll Taxes Due in December Important Information About Charitable Giving This Year Tax Credit for Hiring Long-Term Unemployed Workers Retirement Contributions Limits Announced for 2022 Cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for 2022 are as follows:...
Individual Taxpayers: The Year in Review
As we close out the year and get ready for tax season, here’s what individuals and families need to know about tax provisions for 2021.
Tax Tips for November 2021
Click on the links below to jump to each section in this article: IRS Charges Fee for Estate Closing Letters Shared Custody and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Tips To Avoid Fraud and Scams After a Disaster Deferred Tax on Gains From Forced Sales of Livestock Advertising and Marketing Costs May Be Tax Deductible IRS Charges Fee for Estate Closing Letters Starting October 28, a new $67 user fee will apply to any estate that requests an estate tax closing letter for its federal estate tax...
Opting Out of the Monthly Child Tax Credit Payment
Thanks to the advance payments of the Child Tax Credit, approximately 60 million children received $15 billion in July, according to the Department of Treasury and the IRS. While many of these families will benefit from the extra money deposited into their bank accounts, some families may want to opt-out and instead take the credit when they file their tax return next spring.
Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Start This Month
The Internal Revenue Service has started sending letters to more than 36 million American families who, based on tax returns filed with the agency, may be eligible to receive monthly Child Tax Credit payments starting July 15, 2021.
Tax Tips for June 2021
Click on the links below to jump to each section in this article: How to Check the Status of Your Tax Refund Payment for Refundable Child Tax Credit Starts July 15 HSA Limits Increase for 2022 What is an Economic Impact Notice? Tips for Students with a Summer Job How to Check the Status of Your Tax Refund Taxpayers can start checking their tax refund status within 24 hours after receiving an e-filed return. The easiest and most convenient way to do this is by using the Where's My...
Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act
Signed into law on March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) contains several tax provisions affecting individuals and families. Let's take a look: Economic Impact Payments (EIP3). A third round of economic impact payments (EIP3) will be sent to qualifying taxpayers; individuals will receive $1,400 ($2,800 for married taxpayers filing jointly) plus $1,400 for each dependent, which includes college students and relatives who can be claimed as dependents. These payments are sent out as...