Entries by admin-wxc

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IRS has options for gig economy workers and those with unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service reminds workers in the gig economy and those who claimed unemployment compensation in 2020 of their options and where to find information on meeting their tax obligations. Gig economy The gig economy refers to income earned providing on-demand work performing services or selling goods, including driving a car for […]

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American Rescue Plan tax credits available to small employers

American Rescue Plan tax credits available to small employers to provide paid leave to employees receiving COVID-19 vaccines; new fact sheet outlines details. WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced today further details of tax credits available under the American Rescue Plan to help small businesses, including providing paid leave for employees receiving […]

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Treasury, IRS provide guidance on tax relief for deductions for food or beverages

Treasury, IRS provide guidance on tax relief for deductions for food or beverages from restaurants Businesses can temporarily deduct 100% beginning Jan. 1, 2021 WASHINGTON – The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service today issued Notice 2021-25 providing guidance under the Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Relief Act of 2020. The Act added a temporary exception to […]

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IRS extends additional tax deadlines for individuals to May 17

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service today announced that individuals have until May 17, 2021 to meet certain deadlines that would normally fall on April 15, such as making IRA contributions and filing certain claims for refund. This follows a previous announcement from the IRS on March 17, that the federal income tax filing due date for […]

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More Economic Impact Payments set for disbursement in coming days

WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service announced today that the next batch of Economic Impact Payments will be issued to taxpayers this week, with many of these coming by paper check or prepaid debit card. For taxpayers receiving direct deposit, this batch of payments began processing on Friday and will have an official pay date […]

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U.S. Employers Promoting Covid Vaccinations, But Not Requiring Them

U.S. employers are taking measures to make vaccines more accessible to their employees and to encourage them to get inoculated, according to a new survey by Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company. The Emerging Trends in Health Care Survey conducted earlier this month found more than eight in 10 employers […]

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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 […]