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IRS grants additional relief for rehabilitation credit deadlines

WASHINGTON — Because of the burdens the COVID-19 pandemic has placed on taxpayers claiming the rehabilitation credit, the Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2020-58 (PDF) that provides additional relief to taxpayers in satisfying the substantial rehabilitation test. Projects must satisfy the “substantial rehabilitation test” within a 24- or 60-month period for determining whether the rehabilitation work […]

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IRS: New law provides relief for eligible taxpayers

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service provided a reminder today that the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act can help eligible taxpayers in need by providing favorable tax treatment for withdrawals from retirement plans and IRAs and allowing certain retirement plans to offer expanded loan options. Can I get money from my retirement […]

45% of U.S. Workplaces Don’t Have a Return to Work Date Set

A new shows that while 53 percent of U.S. workplaces plan to reopen by July 15, at least 45 percent have yet to set a return to work date. Sponsored by the SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), the survey reveals not only when workers will return, but also the strategies and measures embraced by […]

An extension to file is not an extension to pay taxes

For most taxpayers the filing and payment deadline was postponed July 15. Those who need more time to file beyond the postponed date, can request an extension to file. Taxpayers must request an extension to file by July 15. This gives them until October 15 to file their tax return. An extension to file is not an […]

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Keep Economic Impact Payment notice with other tax records

People who receive an Economic Impact Payment this year should keep Notice 1444, Your Economic Impact Payment, with their tax records. This notice provides information about the amount of their payment, how the payment was made and how to report any payment that wasn’t received. For security reasons, the IRS mails this notice to each recipient’s last known […]

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Department of Revenue Extends Due Dates for Certain Corporate

Tallahassee, Fla. – Department of Revenue Executive Director Jim Zingale issued an emergency order to extend filing deadlines for certain Florida corporate income tax (CIT) payments and returns. Order of Emergency Waiver/Deviation #20-52-DOR-003 extends the following due dates: For entities with a fiscal year ending December 31, 2019: The May 1, 2020, due date for Florida CIT returns is […]

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IRS enhances Get My Payment online application to help taxpayers

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today announced significant enhancements to the “Get My Payment” tool to deliver an improved and smoother experience for Americans eligible to receive Economic Impact Payments. The enhancements, which started last week and continued through the weekend, adjusted several items related to the online tool, which debuted on April 15. […]

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Treasury, IRS unveil online application to help with Economic Impact Payments

WASHINGTON – Working with the Treasury Department, the Internal Revenue Service today unveiled the new Get My Payment with features to let taxpayers check on their Economic Impact Payment date and update direct deposit information. With an initial round of more than 80 million Economic Impact Payments starting to hit bank accounts over the weekend and throughout […]