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End of Year Tax Tips

The IRS reminds taxpayers there are things they should do before the current tax year ends on Dec.31. Donate to charityTaxpayers may be able to deduct donations to tax-exempt organizations on their tax return. As people are deciding where to make their donations, the...

IRS announces changes to retirement plants for 2022

Next year taxpayers can put an extra $1,000 into their 401(k) plans. The IRS recently announced that the 2022 contribution limit for 401(k) plans will increase to $20,500. The agency also announced cost‑of‑living adjustments that may affect pension plan and other...

Tax Tip 2021-140 – Employing Employees

What employers need to know when classifying workers as employees or independent contractors It is critical for business owners to correctly determine whether the individuals providing services are employees or independent contractors. An employee is generally...

Work Opportunity Tax Credit

Renewed work opportunity tax credit can help employers hire workers With many businesses facing a tight job market, the IRS reminds employers to check out the work opportunity tax credit. Resent legislation extended this credit through the end of 2025. This...

Extension Reminders

October 15 is fast approaching. That's the last day to file for most people who requested an extension for their 2020 tax return. These taxpayers can file any time on or before Friday, October 15 if they have all their required tax-related documents. They should also...

National Small Business Week

This is National Small Business Week. The IRS acknowledges that small business employers have unique tax responsibilities, and they make valuable contributions to the economy. The agency has a variety of information and resources to help employers understand and meet...

Reminder for extension filers: choose a tax preparer wisely

The filing extension deadline will be here soon. Taxpayers who requested an extension to file might be considering hiring a tax preparer. The IRS reminds these taxpayers to choose their tax return preparer wisely. Taxpayers are responsible for all the information on...

What people should and should not do if they get mail from the IRS

Every year the IRS mails letters or notices to taxpayers for many different reasons. Typically, it’s about a specific issue with a taxpayer’s federal tax return or tax account. A notice may tell them about changes to their account or ask for more information. It could...