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Received a CP59 IRS notice for non filing 2019 return? IRS has not caught up processing yet

The IRS sent earlier February notices to around 260,000 taxpayers as they have not filed their 2019 federal tax return. However, the IRS has not yet processed all 2019 returns so it is asking to disregard this letter. Keep in mind that certain IRS processes are taking significantly longer than expected, so please, review the

By |2021-03-02T04:26:18+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , |

Tax Time IRS Guide: Select a tax return preparer with care

The IRS has published some recommendations on what to look for to select a tax return preparer. See an extract from the IRS publication below:   The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to choose a tax return preparer with care. Even though the vast majority of tax return preparers provide honest, quality service, some

By |2021-03-02T04:34:04+00:00February 28th, 2021|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , |

Did not receive first and second stimulus payment and qualify? Then, claim the Recovery Rebate Credit in your 2020 1040

If you did not get the first and/or second stimulus payments and you qualify based on your income level, then, you still have a chance to receive that money when you file your 2020 tax return. Inside the 2020 tax return, you have to report if you received those payments and the monetary amount. If

By |2021-02-23T21:05:40+00:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , , , , |

Form 7202 – Self-employed individuals to claim COVID-19 sick and family leave

Self-employed individuals to claim COVID-19 sick and family leave tax credits under FFCRA Eligible self-employed individuals will determine their qualified sick and family leave equivalent tax credits with the new IRS Form 7202, Credits for Sick Leave and Family Leave for Certain Self-Employed Individuals. They’ll claim the tax credits on their 2020 Form 1040 for

By |2021-02-23T20:57:36+00:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , , |

IRS Tips to help people choose a reputable tax preparer

The IRS in their Tax Tip 2020-14 communication provided some tips to choose a reputable tax preparer. Check the preparer's qualifications. People can use the IRS Directory of Federal Tax Return Preparers with Credentials and Select Qualifications. This tool helps taxpayers find a tax return preparer with specific qualifications. The directory is a searchable and sortable listing

By |2021-02-07T19:20:59+00:00February 7th, 2021|Categories: Business, Individuals|Tags: , , , , |

Getting 1099 G but never filed? Might be identity theft or fraud

If you are receiving a 1099 G - Unemployment compensation or any other income documents that are not applicable to yourself, you might be impacted by identity theft. You should contact The payer or entity that released the 1099 G or other income form to issue a corrected one so you do not have to

By |2021-01-31T06:07:19+00:00January 31st, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , , , |

Paid sick leave credit and family leave credit

The paid sick and family leave credits, which previously were available only until the end of 2020, have been extended for periods of leave taken through March 31, 2021. The IRS has released IR-2021-26 to provide more clarity on this topic. See link to FAQs below. The following information was released through the IRS Newswire

By |2021-01-30T22:55:23+00:00January 30th, 2021|Categories: Business|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to get (or renew) an ITIN number

The ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number) is a tax processing number only available for certain nonresident and resident aliens, their spouses, and dependents who cannot get a Social Security Number (SSN). It is a 9-digit number, beginning with the number "9", formatted like an SSN (NNN-NN-NNNN). To obtain the ITIN number, you need an appropriate

By |2021-01-27T16:20:13+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , |

All taxpayers are now eligible for identity protection PINs

The IRS shared this morning Tax Tip 2021-07 - All taxpayers are now eligible for identity protection PINs. The Identity Protection PIN is a six-digit code known only to the taxpayer and to the IRS. It helps prevent identity thieves from filing fraudulent tax returns using a taxpayers' personally identifiable information. Here are a few

By |2021-01-26T18:06:53+00:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Individuals|Tags: , , , , |

Relevant sources to be informed in tax and accounting matters

Our partners and team members review daily articles, posts, etc. from  different sources (this is not a comprehensive list) and communications from other CPAs, EAs, accountants, and tax professionals. We have noted a faster pace of changes in the tax and accounting professional industry, with many examples in the recent years. Example 1 - Tax

By |2021-01-22T17:27:52+00:00January 23rd, 2021|Categories: Financial Education|Tags: , , , , , , |
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