Tag Archives: Debit card

No 1099-MISC if Paid by Credit Card

[TaxMama Note: Another bookkeeping nightmare. Are YOU keeping track of how you pay YOUR vendors and service providers?] No 1099-MISC if paid by credit card (01-19-2012) In the instructions to Form 1099-MISC, the IRS has made it clear that payments made with a credit card, or through any third-party payer, are not reported on Form […]

Holiday Credit Cards

Today TaxMama hears from Riki in New York with this concern. “I’m looking for specific advice on how to take control of a large post-holiday credit card balance.”

IRS Wants YOUR input – About Expanded 1099 Reporting

[TaxMama Note: I have heard a lot of griping about the proposed requirement to have businesses issue 1099s to absolutely everyone for everything. If you don’t like it – SPEAK UP NOW! Not to me, but where it counts – to IRS. Here’s how.] IRS Requests Public Input on Expanded Information Reporting Requirement  WASHINGTON — […]

House Passes Taxpayer Assistance Bill

 Courtesy of NAEA – www.naea.org On Wednesday, April 14, 2010,  the House passed by on overwhelming majority (399-9) HR 4994 (The Taxpayer Assistance Act of 2010), which was sponsored by Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA). The bill includes several items of note to enrolled agents and, specifically it:

Credit and Debit Card Fees Related to Tax Payment are Deductible

IR-2009-37, April 7, 2009 WASHINGTON — Credit or debit card convenience fees charged for paying federal individual income taxes electronically are deductible for some taxpayers who itemize, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. Federal law bars the IRS from paying any fees associated with these credit or debit transactions. Card processors normally charge taxpayers for […]

Credit Card Theft

Today TaxMama hears from Barry Pinksy, Assistant Vice President at Merrill Lynch. He has an alert for you. “I heard from a client whose credit card showed fraudulent charges. And this could happen to you, too.”

Credit Where Credit is Due

Today TaxMama hears from Sam in Fort Walton beach, Fl, who’s perplexed. “I bought some stuff on credit card and after some days I lost the credit card. The bank issued me a new credit card and my old credit card was cancelled. Then when I returned some of the stuff I bought on my […]