Category Archives for FEDERAL TAXES

The latest tax avoidance trick probably isn’t for you

  • September 27, 2021

There’s a tax avoidance trick that the super-rich are already using to avoid paying the higher taxes proposed by Democrats to finance their spending plans. Naturally, the moderately rich are interested,

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Bombshell tax draft throws a curveball at the wealthy

  • September 27, 2021

The fight in Congress over emerging tax increases on the wealthy took a dramatic turn on September 13, with a slew of unexpected proposals from lawmakers, including retirement plans, inheritances, and

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IRS begins distributing monthly Child Tax Credit payments

  • July 21, 2021

The IRS and the Treasury recently started disbursing advance monthly payments of the expanded Child Tax Credit in a program that aims to lift millions of families out of poverty.Approximately $15 billion

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IRS switched strategies for pursuing the wealthy, but came up short

  • July 21, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service ended one strategy for examining high-income taxpayers in 2017 and switched to another strategy involving the IRS targeting the wealthy that brought in far less tax revenue

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U.S. Treasury Announces New Cryptocurrency Tax Reporting Requirements

  • June 14, 2021

The Treasury Department announced that it is taking steps to crack down on cryptocurrency markets and transactions and said it will require any transfer worth $10,000 or more to be reported to the Internal

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Biden Seeks $80 Billion to Bolster IRS, Tax Enforcement!

  • June 11, 2021

To frame this article in the proper context, the Biden administration and Congress are seeking to pump a lot of funding to the IRS, to increase enforcement against tax delinquency, among other things.

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Employed During the Pandemic? Beware of This IRS Tax Form ID Scam

  • May 12, 2021

Did you get a tax form for unemployment you never received? You’re not alone.If you’ve managed to stay employed throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, count yourself as lucky, but identity scammers may

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Are IRS Penalties Tax Deductible?

  • May 11, 2021

The U.S. tax code does not allow taxpayers to deduct penalties assessed by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). IRS penalties are typically assessed for violations of tax laws, such as misreporting income

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What 2020 Tax Issues are Impacting the 2021 Tax Season?

  • February 19, 2021

The past year was unique in a number of ways that will impact the rapidly approaching filing season. Continued implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, plus the pandemic-response legislation such as

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The IRS Offers Taxpayers an Identity Protection PIN Opt-In (IP PIN) Program

  • February 19, 2021

An Identity Protection PIN from the IRS can help protect your tax return from potential fraud.Identity theft and tax refund fraud are issues no one wants to spend time thinking about – but everyone should.

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