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Small Business Owners Expect Growth in 2021

As the one-year anniversary of the global pandemic shut down approaches, a new survey of US small and midsize businesses (SMBs) by Bill.com found that 75 percent of small business owners (SBOs) are moving to introduce new products and services in an effort to drive growth as they navigate year two of COVID. The survey […]

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Double-check for missing or incorrect Forms W-2, 1099 before filing taxes

WASHINGTON — With some areas seeing mail delays, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to double-check to make sure they have all of their tax documents, including Forms W-2 and 1099, before filing a tax return. The IRS reminds taxpayers that many of these forms may be available online. When other options aren’t available, taxpayers who […]

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Eligible people can claim Recovery Rebate Credit

WASHINGTON – The IRS announced today that, as required by law, all legally permitted first and second round of Economic Impact Payments have been issued and the IRS now turns its full attention to the 2021 filing season. Beginning in April 2020, the IRS and Treasury Department began delivering the first round of Economic Impact […]

Important reminders before filing 2020 tax returns

WASHINGTON — Following an unpredictable year with many changes and challenges, the Internal Revenue Service today shared important reminders for taxpayers who are about to file their 2020 federal tax returns. Choose direct deposit The safest, most accurate and fastest way to get a refund is to electronically file and choose direct deposit. Direct deposit […]

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New law extends COVID tax credit for employers who keep workers on payroll

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted December 27, 2020, made a number […]

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Existing Home Sales Rose 0.7% in December, Annual Sales Highest Since 2006

Existing-home sales rose in December, with home sales in 2020 reaching their highest level since 2006, according to the National Association of Realtors. Activity in the major regions was mixed on a month-over-month basis, but each of the four areas recorded double-digit year-over-year growth in December. Total existing-home sales, https://www.nar.realtor/existing-home-sales, completed transactions that include single-family homes, […]

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Small Business Optimism Persists, Despite the Pandemic

Businesses and consumers alike are finding ways to adapt and stay resilient during these unprecedented times. Though recovery may take time, a new report confirms the strength of entrepreneurialism and grit of small business owners, who remain optimistic that their businesses will overcome any present and future obstacle with the right resources and preparedness. In […]