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The IRS reminds taxpayers that IRS.gov has resources and tools to help small businesses understand and meet their tax responsibilities. Bookmark these webpages Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center: Resources for small businesses with assets under $10 million and for taxpayers who file these forms: Form...

Just as you allocate assets to a combination of stocks, bonds, cash, and other investments, you may want to consider allocating retirement assets among tax-deferred, tax-free, and taxable accounts for a potentially greater retirement income. FIRST TAKE ADVANTAGE OF TAX DEFERRAL Like many Americans, you probably...

Parents paying for school-age children’s day camp this summer may be eligible for the federal child and dependent care tax credit (CDCC). Note that it’s available only for the expense of day camp, not overnight camp. But there is more to it. WHO QUALIFIES? The CDCC...

Once people complete and file their tax return, many of them eagerly await any refund they may be owed. Knowing fact from fiction can help manage expectations as they wait for their money. Myth: Calling the IRS, a tax software provider or a tax professional...

WASHINGTON The IRS encourages taxpayers to use the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator to ensure they’re withholding the correct amount of tax from their pay in 2024. This digital tool provides workers, self-employed individuals and retirees with wage income a user-friendly resource to effectively adjust the amount of...

Are you thinking of an IRA rollover? Getting these three rules right is critical if you want to avoid a big tax bill. THE 60-DAY RULE Your rollover must be completed within 60 days of withdrawal, or it’ll be taxable. You’ll also get hit with a...

While and IRS audit can be intimidating and the results will vary organization to organization, the full process is spelled out in IRS Publication 556. The basic steps are as follows: The IRS will contact you directly Though the IRS decides when, where, and how...

Tax credits and deductions change the amount of a person’s tax bill or refund. People should understand which credits and deductions they can claim and the records they need to show their eligibility. Tax credits A tax credit reduces the income tax bill dollar-for-dollar that a taxpayer...

Naming grandchildren as beneficiaries of traditional IRAs used to be a popular estate-planning strategy. Grandchildren had their lifetimes to empty an inherited IRA, which also let them stretch out income-tax payments on the assets. NO LONGER Under 2020 required minimum distribution (RMD) changes, grandchildren must now...