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February Newsletter

Wayne Naegele discusses, “National Taxpayer Advocate calls for taxpayer – centric IRS”. While Brian Whelan discusses, “Filing season begins; IRS warns of refund delays”.

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Steve Grgas

White House, Capitol Hill talk tax reform in 2017

White House, Capitol Hill talk tax reform in 2017 The change in administrations in Washington has generated a new focus on tax reform. The White House and lawmakers from both parties have discussed tax cuts, infrastructure spending, and more to encourage economic growth. However, the details of their plans have yet to be revealed. Tax […]

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Brian Whelan

Filing season begins; IRS warns of refund delays

Filing season begins; IRS warns of refund delays The 2017 tax filing season launched on January 23. The IRS predicted a few speedbumps for taxpayers, especially for taxpayers who file early in anticipation of early refunds. The agency expects to receive more than 150 million individual income tax returns. The vast majority of individual income […]

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Wayne Naegele

National Taxpayer Advocate calls for taxpayer-centric IRS

National Taxpayer Advocate calls for taxpayer-centric IRS National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, in a recent report to Congress, urged the IRS to change its culture from one that is enforcement-oriented to one that is service-oriented. Such a change, Olson provided, would create an environment that encourages taxpayer trust and confidence. In the report, Olson also […]

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Steve Grgas

How Do I? Establish a profit motive for business activities

How Do I? Establish a profit motive for business activities The IRS has rules that limit the deductibility of expenses and losses from a hobby or activity not engaged in for profit. If the IRS determines that an activity is not profit-driven, deductions from the activity are limited to the amount of income the activity […]

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Steve Grgas

FAQ: What is transferee tax liability?

FAQ: What is transferee tax liability? The prudent businessperson is always cautious when he or she is offered a great bargain on real estate, equipment, a business interest, or some other property that just might be too good to be true. Even in connection with ordinary business transactions but especially when considering taking over a […]

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Steve Grgas

February 2017 tax compliance calendar

February 2017 tax compliance calendar As an individual or business, it is your responsibility to be aware of and to meet your tax filing/reporting deadlines. This calendar summarizes important federal tax reporting and filing data for individuals, businesses and other taxpayers for the month of February 2017. February 1 Employers. Semi-weekly depositors must deposit employment […]

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January Newsletter

Brian Whelan discusses, “Filing season launches Jan 23”. Salvatore Russo answers, “FAQ: Are some tax return deadlines changing in 2017?”.

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Andrew Presti

All eyes on tax reform in 2017

All eyes on tax reform in 2017 Congress ended 2016 passing a few targeted tax bills and lawmakers focused on the incoming Trump administration and tax reform in 2017. President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on tax cuts for individuals and businesses. Already, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are preparing for what is expected to […]

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Andrew Presti

IRS releases 2017 standard mileage rates; business and medical/moving rates drop

IRS releases 2017 standard mileage rates; business and medical/moving rates drop The IRS has released the 2017 optional standard mileage rates that employees, self-employed individuals, and other taxpayers can use to compute deductible costs of operating automobiles (including vans, pickups and panel trucks) for business, medical, moving and charitable purposes. The updated rates are effective […]

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