taxes, Update

An Update from the Front Lines

The IRS has a page they keep updated and I just found this update from last Friday. I know we have several clients who have found themselves in this situation. https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/irs-operations-during-covid-19-mission-critical-functions-continue Filed an Individual Tax Return  (Form 1040) for tax year 2019 or tax year 2020, a Business Tax Return or an Amended Return (updated April 30, 2021) The IRS…

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CARES Act, Giving, taxes

Something Good

We have made it through the bulk of 2020 and as we begin to reflect on our year and look to the future, I want to share something good that came out of the CARES Act in March. For the first time since the 1980’s, you can take a $300 deduction for charitable contributions even if you do not itemize…

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CARES Act, Update, Withholding

Executive What?

Now that Congress is out of session for their summer vacation, the President left some notes for his Cabinet before he, too, left the White House. Leaving all politics aside, let’s dive in to the notes that were passed after class. Click on the title to read each item directly on the White House website: Executive Order on Fighting the…

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Planning; It Is About Taming Chaos

I think it is safe to say that most of us are living in a state of uncertainty. Confusion abounds and we are starting to get a bit stir crazy. Our frustrations from not being able to do the activities that we enjoy or having a night on the town or even knowing when or if we will go back…

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A Brand New Reality, Part 3

Here we are, day 91 of 2020, in a reality that seems stranger than fiction; not only are we being asked to stay away from people, “Tiger King” is trending on Netflix, and our kids’ dream of school being closed has come true. In this bizarre new reality, the constant uncertainty and rapidly evolving economic changes are a source of…

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