IRS Offers Additional Relief By Extending More Tax Deadlines, Including Estimated Payments & Refunds - Forbes
Property tax deadline arrives amid coronavirus fallout The Mercury News
Christieâ€™s to Pay up to $16.7 Million Fine Over Tax Violations The New York Times
Property Taxes Are Due Friday, Regardless of the Pandemic. Hereâ€™s What to Do - NBC Southern California
Property Taxes Are Due Friday, Regardless of the Pandemic. Hereâ€™s What to Do NBC Southern California
Sacramento property taxes due Friday to avoid penalties. Only four counties OKâ€™d payment delay - Sacramento Bee
Sacramento property taxes due Friday to avoid penalties. Only four counties OKâ€™d payment delay Sacramento Bee
Amid coronavirus, Californians won't want to raise taxes Los Angeles Times
City grants tax extension in pandemic | News, Sports, Jobs Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Property tax relief? Valuable but complicated, local leaders say Southernminn.com
Ask SAM: If you donâ€™t pay due taxes by April 15, will you be charged interest? - Winston-Salem Journal
Ask SAM: If you donâ€™t pay due taxes by April 15, will you be charged interest? Winston-Salem Journal
Exclusive: Volunteers recruited from out-of-state must pay NY taxes WPIX 11 New York
New Tax Filing Deadline Affects More Than Just Taxes Morningstar.com
Opinion: April 10 is Property Tax Day Post News Group
Will NJ delay property tax payments due to coronavirus? State finances may get in the way - NorthJersey.com
Will NJ delay property tax payments due to coronavirus? State finances may get in the way NorthJersey.com
Scotia village approves 5-percent tax increase The Daily Gazette
When Are My State Income Tax Returns Due? Motley Fool
You Have an Extra 3 Months to File Your Taxes. Should You Wait? The New York Times
Coronavirus threatens to keep proposed taxes, laws off Coloradoâ€™s 2020 ballot - Canon City Daily Record
Coronavirus threatens to keep proposed taxes, laws off Coloradoâ€™s 2020 ballot Canon City Daily Record
Tax Fraud Blotter: Firestarter Accounting Today
CARES Act tax modifications promote cash flow, worker retentionâ€¦but come with a catch - Central Penn Business Journal
CARES Act tax modifications promote cash flow, worker retentionâ€¦but come with a catch Central Penn Business Journal
Gas tax revenues are staying home, too Johnson City Press (subscription)
Md. April sales and use tax not due until June 1 Herald-Mail Media
Franchot urges Marylanders filing paper tax returns to do so by Friday MarylandReporter.com
West Tisbury moves tax due date Martha's Vineyard Times
Manchester tries for 0% property tax increase | Local News Gloucester Daily Times
As covid-19 hits, coal companies aim to cut the tax they pay to support black-lung miners - The Washington Post
As covid-19 hits, coal companies aim to cut the tax they pay to support black-lung miners The Washington Post
Anchorage alcohol tax finds success in early vote tally, surprising both supporters and opponents - Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage alcohol tax finds success in early vote tally, surprising both supporters and opponents Anchorage Daily News
Alaska Issues Virus-Related Unemployment Tax Relief Bloomberg Tax
Cumberland commissioners extend tax listing deadline The Fayetteville Observer
AICPA posts 20 FAQs on tax filing relief Journal of Accountancy
Brockton extends tax deadlines amid coronavirus crisis Enterprise News
Businesses shuttered by COVID-19 get sales tax extension Minnesota Public Radio News
Mexican president lashes out at companies over layoffs, taxes as big business seethes - Yahoo Finance
The federal tax deadline is now July 15. Here are 4 reasons you should probably still do your taxes as soon as possible. - Business Insider
The federal tax deadline is now July 15. Here are 4 reasons you should probably still do your taxes as soon as possible. Business Insider
Rural King seeks tax rebates from county Bristol Herald Courier
CARES Act Tax Breaks for Businesses Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Before the pandemic 'the administration was talking about additional tax cuts, additional tax reform': Tax Expert - Yahoo Money
Before the pandemic 'the administration was talking about additional tax cuts, additional tax reform': Tax Expert Yahoo Money
EXCLUSIVE: Treasury IG sends report to House Dems on handling of Trump tax returns | TheHill - The Hill
EXCLUSIVE: Treasury IG sends report to House Dems on handling of Trump tax returns | TheHill The Hill
Denver to provide additional tax relief for local businesses coloradopolitics.com
Filing My Taxes Early Cost Me My Stimulus Check Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Florida Supreme Court turns down ECSD's attempt to reverse beach property tax ruling - Pensacola News Journal
Florida Supreme Court turns down ECSD's attempt to reverse beach property tax ruling Pensacola News Journal
Social Security recipients who donâ€™t usually file tax returns will automatically get $1,200 payments, Treasury says in reversal - The Washington Post
Social Security recipients who donâ€™t usually file tax returns will automatically get $1,200 payments, Treasury says in reversal The Washington Post
Auditor says Alaska is concealing oil tax credit records, but officials disagree - Anchorage Daily News
Auditor says Alaska is concealing oil tax credit records, but officials disagree Anchorage Daily News
'We Have No Money': Coronavirus Slams State Taxes The Pew Charitable Trusts
Nationals mailbag: Luxury tax for dummies NBCSports.com
Lake County commissioners consider property tax options Lake County News Chronicle
FAQ: Federal Coronavirus Relief Bill (CARES Act) Tax Foundation
What You Need To Know About The New Tax Credit Meant To Help Businesses Of Practically Any Size Keep Employees On Payroll - Forbes
What You Need To Know About The New Tax Credit Meant To Help Businesses Of Practically Any Size Keep Employees On Payroll Forbes
Boulder extends food tax rebate application deadline to Sept. 30 due to coronavirus pandemic - Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder extends food tax rebate application deadline to Sept. 30 due to coronavirus pandemic Boulder Daily Camera
Trumpâ€™s Payroll Tax Cut Would Dwarf the 2008 Bank Bailout The New York Times
Kingston mayor asks state for property tax extension Hudson Valley One
Food Tax Rebate Deadline Extended From March 30 to Sept. 30 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic - City of Boulder
Food Tax Rebate Deadline Extended From March 30 to Sept. 30 Due to COVID-19 Pandemic City of Boulder
Pelosi Floats New Stimulus Plan: Rolling Back SALT Cap The New York Times
Bonanza for Rich Real Estate Investors, Tucked Into Stimulus Package The New York Times
State tax collections strong, but analysts warn of coming coronavirus hit Idaho State Journal
San Antonio City Council moves Pre-K 4 SA sales tax election to November because of coronavirus - San Antonio Express-News
San Antonio City Council moves Pre-K 4 SA sales tax election to November because of coronavirus San Antonio Express-News
IRS too busy to process tax refunds | Opinions KPCnews.com
CARES Act: The Federal Coronavirus Economic Relief Plan Tax Foundation
How To Get An Instant Pay Raise
As a gentleman was leaving my class recently, he wanted me to clarify something I had said. He was making sure that he should take his four or five thousand dollar tax refund and pay off debt.
Save Money on Taxes - Double Your Income Now With Tax Saving Tips on Deductions
Adding Your First Additional Stream of Income
Hurricane Katrina ? How To Use Your Business Loss To Get A Refund on 2004 Taxes
With the massive losses caused by Katrina, the economy of the Gulf Coast region is in extremely bad shape. Fortunately, there is a quirk in the tax code that can help you generate a large refund from your 2004 taxes.
How Likely Are You To Be Audited?
Statistics for Individuals
Home Business Tax Tips
If you have recently started an Internet or home business, your probably a little intimidated by having to submit a tax return and the possibilities of being audited. Simply follow these guidelines and rest assured that filing your next tax return will go smoothly.
Get Uncle Sam To Pay $36,000 For Your Childs Education!
Let's assume that you would like to begin saving for your children's education fund. At the end of each year, for the next 8 years, you will contribute $2,000 into a Coverdell Education Savings Account (Education IRA), using your after-tax dollars. The money grows tax-free, and neither the contribution nor the interest is taxed when you make a withdrawal, as long as you use it for education purposes.
Tax Tips to Save Money on Taxes - Get the Corporate Kick and Save Loads of Money
Why a Corporation Helps Save You Taxes
Rental Property Tax Deductions
Own residential rental properties? This article discusses how income from those properties impacts your taxes.
Early Distributions From Retirement Plans
An early distribution from an Individual Retirement Arrangement (IRA) or a qualified retirement plan need not be a "taxing" experience. Fortunately, there are exceptions to early distributions.
IRS Statute of Limitations: Do Taxes Ever Expire?
Many Americans believe that an IRS debt is a debt for life and that the tax collector can hound them to the grave. Thankfully, that is not the case and there are statutory time limits on the ability of the IRS to examine and collect taxes. Taxes do expire at some point and in some cases IRS does not get the money they were legally entitled to collect.
Keeping Your Own Money ? NOT Handing It Over To The Taxman
Most people trying to make a crust online (or offline for that matter) are so focused on doing just that, they ignore taking simple steps to ensure that they hang on to just as much of it as they can. Instead, they hand over large lumps of their hard-earned money in tax, usually in one of two mistaken beliefs. Either:
How Home-Based Businesses Can Avoid Giving Uncle Sam More than His Share
How Home-Based Businesses Can Avoid Giving Uncle Sam More than His Share By Darren Oliver With the rush to file your taxes by April 15th, you probably did not consider the possibility that you overpaid. According to the General Accounting Office, in 1998 alone, there was $311 million paid unnecessarily to the IRS. Do not count on the IRS to tell you if you have overpaid because they are not required to but you can file an amended return for up to three years. Chances are, you either prepare your business taxes yourself or have your tax preparer or CPA does them. There a number of issues surrounding either tax preparation method, which can result in your tax liability being calculated as higher than it actually is including missed deductions, numerous changes in tax laws or being given incorrect advice. As a home-based business professional, there are a number of deductions you are entitled to which many tax preparers often miss. For example, if you run a home office you are entitled to deduct expenses for the percentage of square footage the home office is occupying. Expenses include the combined total of mortgage interest, property taxes, utilities, repairs, etc. For example, if 250 square feet of a 1,000 square foot house is being used for a home office, you are entitled to deduct a quarter of your total expenses. Although some deductions may seem minor, over an entire year, they can add up to thousands of dollars that you are unnecessarily paying the IRS. That is money that you could be using to grow your business. Karen McClafflin, owner of home-based Secret Canyon Realty in Colorado Springs, CO, was able to recover $11,000 when her tax preparer failed to include home office and automobile deductions in her past returns. Another area, which causes many business owners to overpay, is being given incorrect advice by their CPA, tax preparer or even the IRS directly. In a poll performed by Money Magazine, the average tax preparer, prepares an average of 480 returns between February 1st and April 15th, that is a lot of returns in a relatively short amount of time which makes it difficult for your return to get the time and attention it deserves. This same poll also found there was an average discrepancy of 300% between what the tax preparers said was due and what was actually due. Moreover, in a poll of 50 professional tax preparers, consisting of 10 basic tax questions, none answered all 10 questions correctly and only 34 got at least half correct. This problem does not extend to just tax preparers or CPA's. In the IRS's 2001 assessment of their own 544 call centers, they found that 50% of the time, their representatives gave incorrect or insufficient advice. Whether you do your taxes yourself and had to call the IRS for clarification on an issue or your CPA did, odds are the answer was not accurate. The United States tax law is one of the most complex in the world. Not to mention, tax laws change every year and have changed tremendously in the last couple of years. Even the best tax preparer, CPA or even IRS representative can easily make a mistake or, forget to use an exemption which could reduce your tax liability. If you have not yet filed your taxes, it is a good idea to get a second opinion from an independent source. The extra money and time spent in doing this could save you thousands. Look for someone or a company who: · Has sufficient years preparing home-based business tax returns · Prepares less than the average number of returns between January and April so that your return gets sufficient time and attention. · Have had clients get a second opinion. In addition, talk to those clients to get there first hand insight. · Is willing to pay for a second review of your tax returns to ensure accuracy. · Is willing to take MSN's online Tax IQ Test at http://moneycentral.msn.com/investor/calcs/n_taxq/main.asp. Although designed for consumers, this test contains basic tax information that even junior level tax preparers should know. Just as you trust a surgeon with your life, you trust this individual or company with your money and confidential information. Be highly selective and do not be afraid to put them through a rigorous qualification. If they are not willing to participate in your qualification then either they do not know their stuff or, your business is not that important to them. If you already filed your taxes or think you might have missed out on deductions, have been given bad advice or failed to take advantage of a tax law change which could reduce your liability for previous tax years, what can you do? The good news is that by law, the IRS is required, for up to three years, to review your returns and records as many times as needed to find errors. You have the same three years to get a second opinion and file an amended return. In fact, in 2002, 3.3 million taxpayers filed an amended return. Samuel Rowley, owner of Muffler Masters in Colorado Springs, was able to recover $14,500 through the filing of an amended return when it was found that he overpaid FICA and payroll taxes. You may worry that an amended return will trigger an audit however; the IRS itself admits this is not the case. In 2002 alone, 3.3 million taxpayers filed an amended return. The IRS is not the big, bad agency we used to know. In fact, statistics show that audits are down and continue to decline. Businesses throughout the U.S. overpay their taxes to the tune of billions each year and your money could be part of the billions that is overpaid. When it comes to your taxes, always get a second opinion to ensure you are not paying more than you should and, you can even hit pay dirt by looking back.
A Taxing Investment
April 15 - The most dreaded day of the year is right around the corner. Are you ready? Some of the most neglected (and misunderstood) tax issues are those related to your investments. If you invest with taxes in mind, you can avoid a nasty surprise when Uncle Sam comes to collect.
Tax Reduction Tips
In the rush to get tax returns prepared and filed by April 15th, many overpay their taxes. Following are a few tax reduction tips that could help you save a bundle.
Save Money on Taxes - Is the Only Way to Get Your Tax Savings is to Sleep With an IRS Agent?
Tilting the Tax Laws in Your Favor.
Tax Trap #5 -- Ignoring The IRS (and the 5 best ways to contact them!)
We all love to criticize the IRS, don't we? And I'm just as guilty as anyone. It's easy to ridicule a huge organization of government bureaucrats who often seem to be Public Enemy #1.
Uncle Sam is Ready...Are You? Organizing Tips for Tax Time
Anyone who is closely related to an accountant knows that there are not four, but five seasons in a year: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, and 'Tax Season.' During the other seasons, we accumulate leaves, snow, and mosquito bites. During 'Tax Season' we accumulate paper. And more paper. And if you have a small business or investments--even more paper.
What to Do If You Can?t Pay Your Taxes
The end of tax filing extensions is quickly approaching. What do you do if you can't pay the amounts you owe? You should still file your return by the due date and pay as much as you can. There are, however, additional steps that might help.
How To Get An Extension To File Your Business Tax Returns
Yes, the tax season is upon with the first filing date for some businesses being March 15, 2005. If you can't imagine getting your tax returns together by that date, you need not worry. The IRS automatically gives you an extension if your file the appropriate form. As you might expect, there are different forms for different businesses.
Tax Strategy - Let Washington Pay for Your Corvette, Porsche, or Air Plane
Deducting Your Auto Expenses
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