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Get Ready for Taxes: What to do before the tax year ends December 31

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers there are things they should do now to get ready for the tax-filing season ahead. Charitable Contributions For most taxpayers, December 31 is the last day to take actions that will…

Tax planning includes determining filing status

Single or married? Kids or no kids? These are just a couple of questions that will help someone determine their tax filing status. Taxpayers usually only think about their filing status when filing their returns. However, this is something to…
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IRS expands relief from underpayment penalty

The IRS announced on Friday that it is amending Notice 2019-11 to lower the amount of tax that an individual must have paid in 2018 to avoid the underpayment of estimated income tax penalty to 80% (Notice 2019-25). The change was made after…
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How the new tax law affects tax returns next year

The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers about steps they can take now to ensure smooth processing of their 2018 tax return and avoid surprises when they file next year under the new tax law. This is the first in a series of reminders…
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IRS: 2018 employer reimbursements for employees

Employer payments or reimbursements in 2018 for employees’ moving expenses incurred prior to 2018 are excluded from the employee’s wages for income and employment tax purposes, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. The 2017 Tax…
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Clarification: Payments under state or local tax credit programs

Business taxpayers who make business-related payments to charities or government entities for which the taxpayers receive state or local tax credits can generally deduct the payments as business expenses, the Internal Revenue Service said today. Responding…
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New employer tax credit for paid family and medical leave

Today the IRS announced that eligible employers who provide paid family and medical leave to their employees may qualify for a new business credit for tax years 2018 and 2019. In addition, eligible employers who set up qualifying paid family…
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Reminder for extension filers: Oct. 15 is just around the corner

Monday, October 15, 2018, is the extension deadline for most taxpayers who requested an extra six months to file their 2017 tax return. For taxpayers who have not yet filed, here are a few tips to keep in mind about the extension…
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Taxpayers can monitor their IRS information online

Taxpayers can access their federal tax information through a secure login at IRS.gov/account. After logging in, the user can view: The amount they owe Their payment history Tax records Key information from their most recent tax…