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Receiving tax notices? There is a significant backlog and incorrect notices are sent out

In the last weeks, we noted a significant increase in the notices received by our clients as there seem to be a backlog in the tax authorities. In some cases, the system automatically sends out a notice even if the documents and support was already provided to the tax authorities almost a year ago. Address

By |2021-01-05T10:47:40+00:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , |

Executive Order for the extension of federal unemployment benefits ($400 per week)

On Saturday, President Trump signed an executive order aimed at partially extending the $600 per week federal unemployment benefits that expired in July as part of the CARES Act. The Federal unemployment will be $400, which is funded from the nation's Disaster Relief Fund (44 billions). The executive order also established that 75% will be covered

By |2021-01-05T10:56:20+00:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , , |

Second Stimulus check proposals (not yet finalized)

Democrats and Republicans have been in talks about the fourth and final stimulus relief package. Back in May, the House Democrats approved the HEROES Act but that bill was thrown out by the Republican-controlled Senate and President Donald Trump as Republicans supported the HEALS Act. Now, there is a new proposal for a $1,000 one time

By |2021-01-05T11:02:02+00:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , |

Receiving unemployment? Careful of the tax bill (Unemployment is taxable!)

We have been informing some of our client to be aware that unemployment is taxable. Otherwise, you can get an unpleasant surprise in next year's taxes. Any State or Federal unemployment received will be taxable and you should received a 1099 - G (Certain Government Payments) tax form in the mail. You will owe taxes

By |2021-01-05T11:14:14+00:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , |

Second Round of Coronavirus relief and Employee Retention Credit

Second Round of Coronavirus relief The second round of Coronavirus relief funding was approved last Friday, so apply as soon as possible through your preferred financial institution. As you might know, the first round of funding lasted less than two weeks and some of the banks had a relatively small allocation running out of funds in a matter

By |2021-01-05T11:39:17+00:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , |

Federal Unemployment – Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC)

The PUA/ PUC are applicable to independent contractors, self employed, employees that would not qualify for regular state unemployment, etc. They have to file with the State Unemployment and they will get rejected. They will need to keep the document of this rejection in other to apply to the PUA, PUC or similar program once

By |2021-01-05T11:43:03+00:00April 11th, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , |

Stimulus Packages (CARE Act) available to Individuals

On March 27, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), which is aimed at providing financial relief for the economic downturn caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. This summary includes some of the more pertinent issues to individuals.  Assistance for American Residents All U.S. residents with adjusted gross

By |2021-01-05T11:59:05+00:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , |

Tax Extensions – Federal, State and Local

In this period of uncertainty and chaos, we strongly believe that informed individuals take better decisions. These are some updates available as of 3/21/2020. For any additional questions, please, reach out to our office. Federal IRS extends the filing tax deadline and payment to July 15, 2020 (90 days) https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus Payment Plan IRS - There

By |2021-01-05T12:02:11+00:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , |
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