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Issues to Consider After Your File Your Tax Return


The tax filing deadline for 2021 has passed. Now that your tax return has been successfully filed with the IRS, there may still be some issues to bear in mind. The statute of limitations is generally three years after you file your return (four years for California).


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Are You Ready for the 2021 Gift Tax Return Deadline?


If you made large gifts to your children, grandchildren or other heirs last year, it’s important to determine whether you’re required to file a 2021 gift tax return. The annual gift tax exclusion has increased in 2022 to $16,000 but was $15,000 for 2021.

What to Do When Your Identity is Used to File a Fraudulent Tax Return


In Fact Sheet 2022-25, the IRS has provided information about how taxpayers should handle non-tax and tax-related identity theft. Only victims of tax-related identity theft should submit the Form 14039, and only if they haven’t received certain letters from the IRS.

Be an Odd Duck: Work on, Not in Your Public Accounting Practice

Speaker: Tom Bowman, CPA of Bowman & Company

It is possible to run an Accounting Firm and never do tax returns or financial statements! Tom Bowman, Owner of Bowman & Company, CPA, PC shares his journey and 10 step process for going from Technician to Business Owner.

IRS makes more progress on tax return backlog

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IRS reduces tax return backlog as AICPA urges penalty relief extension

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Congress prods IRS to fix tax-return backlog, improve customer service

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Why Would Married Couples File Separate Tax Returns?


If you’re married, you may wonder whether you should file joint or separate tax returns. The answer depends on your individual tax situation. In general, it depends on which filing status results in the lowest tax. Individual Tax Briefs Married Filing Separately MFS

How Entrepreneurs Expenses are Claimed on Tax Returns


Whatever the reason, if you’ve recently started a new business, or you’re contemplating starting one, be aware of the tax implications. The post How Entrepreneurs Expenses are Claimed on Tax Returns appeared first on Roger Rossmeisl, CPA.

How To File Your 2021 Tax Return While Waiting For 2020 To Be Processed

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To validate and successfully submit an electronically filed tax return to the IRS , taxpayers need their adjusted gross income, or AGI, from their most recent tax return. All others should enter the prior year’s AGI from last year’s return.

Importance of Meeting Tax Return and Payment Deadlines


The May 17 deadline for filing your 2020 individual tax return is coming up soon. It’s important to file and pay your tax return on time to avoid penalties imposed by the IRS. Individual Tax Briefs Failure to File Penalty Failure to Pay Penalty

Should I File My 2020 Tax Return Early?


The IRS opened the 2020 individual income tax return filing season on February 12. You can potentially protect yourself from tax identity theft — and there may be other benefits, too. How is a person’s tax identity stolen? The post Should I File My 2020 Tax Return Early?

Help Safeguard your Personal Information by Filing your 2021 Tax Return Early


The IRS announced it is opening the 2021 individual income tax return filing season on January 24. Business returns are already being accepted.) You can potentially protect yourself from tax identity theft — and there may be other benefits, too.

Tax Return Backlog Exceeds 21 Million, Pulverizing the IRS and Taxpayers


million paper tax returns wait to be processed. million within the last 12 months despite continuous efforts to unclog the excess tax returns. More than 90% of taxpayers file returns electronically, but Read the full article.

Blooper reel: Tiny but important mistakes on returns

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Partners May Have to Report More Income on Tax Returns than they Receive in Cash


In a given year, you may be taxed on more partnership income than was distributed to you from the partnership in which you’re a partner. It’s due to the way partnerships and partners are taxed. Unlike C corporations, partnerships aren’t subject to income tax.

IRS Still Has Backlog of 21.3 Million Tax Returns

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million unprocessed paper tax returns, an increase of 1.3 At the end of May 2022, the agency had a backlog of 21.3 million over the same time last year.

How New Business Start-up Expenses are Handled on your Tax Return


You should be aware that the way you handle some of your initial expenses can make a large difference in your federal tax bill. The post How New Business Start-up Expenses are Handled on your Tax Return appeared first on Roger Rossmeisl, CPA.

Amending personal income tax returns 1040 individual to 1040X


Amending and or correcting a US individual 1040 income tax return (1040X), there are many reasons to do so: correcting filing status of the taxpayers, which if not corrected, would result in incorrect total income reported, tax deductions and tax credits. Tax liability. Tax Credits. Other taxes, local, state, etc. Amending your 1040 tax return to 1040X when situations occur where one spouse may want to file early, and the other does not.

Amending corporation tax returns 1120 or 1120S business to 1120X or 1120SX


The process of correcting business corporate returns 1120 or 1120S requires different types of amended forms and an understanding of the refund procedures as well as possible additional tax obligations. Amendments may be made to either tax forms 1120 or 1120S. IRS Tax Help

Keep Your Tax Return Safe from “Ghosts”


The post Keep Your Tax Return Safe from “Ghosts” appeared first on Roger Rossmeisl, CPA. Infographics Ghost Tax Preparers(This is Blog Post #1159).

2021 Personal Income Tax Return Checklist


Our 2021 Personal Tax Return Checklist is designed to help you make this process as easy and efficient as possible. It also assists us in ensuring we have information that is as complete and accurate as possible to assure your taxes are minimized and correctly reported.

Correctly File Your Sales Tax Returns in Four Steps


When looking at all that goes in to maintaining your business’s compliance in sales tax, the filing of your returns is often seen as one of the easiest tasks. To be sure you have that, you must understand the difference between sales tax, seller's use tax, and vendor's use tax.

Truckers must file 2290s by end of month

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Irreplaceable: How accountants can reverse the DIY tax return trend


The public perception of accountants is typically described as compliance processors or number crunchers—people who balance books and prepare tax returns. Technology cannot only automate manual tasks, but it also increases accuracy and optimizes your tax workflow.

IRS Says Paper Income Tax Returns are Major Cause of Logjam

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The IRS doesn't have the ability to scan paper-based tax returns directly into their systems. The data must be manually typed, a tedious process that causes logjams in processing tax returns.

Analyzing Business Tax Returns in Divorce Cases


Tax returns can be one of the most important pieces of information a forensic accountant evaluates in a divorce case. If a party claims that personal or business tax returns are unavailable for any reason, consider requesting the records directly from the Internal Revenue Service.

IRS adds options for electronically amending 1040s

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Submitting your Plastic Packing Tax return – HMRC update


The Plastic Packing Tax is now operational. On 1 July 2022, HMRC updated their guidance on how to submit your Plastic Packaging Tax return. When to submit your return. Your tax returns must cover the below accounting periods. The new plastic packaging tax.

IRS exposed about 120K people's information online

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Finding Hidden Income and Assets With a Tax Return


One of the most common financial documents reviewed in a divorce or child support case is the income tax return. Tax returns don’t seem all that exciting, and appear to just be a record of what was earned by a party.

Xero Australia’s Emotional Tax Return is back for 2022!


So, to help small businesses in need of a little respite, we’re excited to announce that Xero’s Emotional Tax Return competition is back for 2022! . By inviting you – small business owners (that’s advisors too) – to submit an Emotional Tax Return claim.

Obtaining an Extension to File Your Tax Return


The tax due date for most individual tax returns this year is April 18. If you are unable to complete your return to file by April 18, you can file for an extension to submit your return by October 17. You ran out of time to get the return done.

3 Tips to Realize a Better Net After-Tax Return

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IRS to Start Accepting Tax Returns on Jan. 24, 2022

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The filing deadline to submit 2021 tax returns or an extension to file and pay tax owed is Monday, April 18, 2022, for most taxpayers. holidays impact tax deadlines for everyone in the same way federal holidays do. By law, Washington, D.C.,

IRS destroyed 30M paper information returns due to backlog

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Congress sends bipartisan letter urging IRS to address backlog

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IRS blasted for destroying millions of information returns

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Taxpayer advocate sees much larger backlog than IRS reported

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How to File Income Tax Return: Tax Filing Preparation Guide 2022


For e-commerce business owners, income tax filing season marks the start of a highly stressful time. Among the taxes that e-commerce businesses need to file, income tax is the most common one. What is income tax? How does income tax work? Types of income taxes.

IRS Finds Discrepancies In Crypto Holders’ Tax Returns


The Internal Revenue Service has issued another warning to cryptocurrency investors with federal returns that don’t match the information received from virtual currency exchanges. Last month it was revealed that the IRS was sending letters to about 10,000 cryptocurrency holders warning them about the penalties they will face if they don’t report their income or pay taxes on the transactions.

Why Every Canadian Should File a Personal Tax Return

Ronika Khanna CPA,CA

She hadn’t filed her tax return in a few years mostly because she had one T4, figured that she didn’t owe any tax and was simply procrastinating on an unenjoyable task. Benefits of Filing a Tax Returns Receive a refund—or avoid penalties and interest!

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