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The Internal Revenue Service reminded thousands of tax-exempt organizations of their May 15, 2023, filing deadline. The annual filing due date for certain returns filed by tax-exempt organizations is normally by the 15th day of the 5th month after the end of an organization's accounting period....

Employers generally must withhold income tax from employees' wages. To figure out how much tax to withhold, you need to use the employee's Form W-4, the appropriate method and the appropriate withholding table described in Publication 15-T, Federal Income Tax Withholding Methods. You'll deposit your withholdings...

If you have a company, you need an Employee ID Number (EIN). There are various ways to apply for an EIN, including online at no cost. The online federal EIN application is in a question-and-answer format, with embedded help topics and hyperlinked keywords and definitions....

Once people complete and file their tax return, many of them eagerly await any refund they may be owed. No matter how a taxpayer plans to use their tax refund, knowing fact from fiction can help manage expectations as they wait for their money. This...

Who counts as an employee versus an independent contractor may be about to change. A DOL proposal suggests revamping employee classification, reclassifying workers who are economically dependent on a company as employees entitled to more benefits and legal protections. The DOL has received 12,469 comments on...

Since the Fall of 2022, the IRS has issued several warnings to employers to beware of third parties promoting improper Employee Retention Credit (ERC) claims. See IRS IR-2023-40 (Mar. 7, 2023); IRS IR-2022-183 (Oct. 19, 2022); COVID Tax Tip 2022-170 (Nov. 7, 2022). With tax...

The IRS reminds taxpayers to be aware that criminals continue to make aggressive calls posing as IRS agents in hopes of stealing taxpayer money or personal information. Here are some telltale signs of phone scams along with actions taxpayers can take if they receive...

Taxpayers with dependents who don't qualify for the Child Tax Credit may be able to claim the Credit for Other Dependents. They can claim this credit in addition to the Child and Dependent Care Credit and the Earned Income Credit. Here's more information to help taxpayers...

It’s important for taxpayers to have all their documents and information so they can file an accurate and complete tax return. This may mean waiting to file until they receive all their documentation – and it can also mean following up on missing or incorrect...

Are you working on this year's tax return or planning for the future? Either way, you should know the rules on business travel tax deductions. According to the IRS, whether someone travels for work once a year or once a month, figuring out travel expense tax...