Tag Archives: Washington DC

Per Diem Wasted

Today TaxMama hears from Bob in the TaxQuips Forum, who is trying to get it right. Let me summarize.  “I live in NJ and had a temporary job in DC for 6 months in 2010 (total 196 calendar days). I used Pub 1542 [per diem rates] for DC of $258 per day ($65 M&IE and […]

2010 IRSAC Report Made Available

Washington — The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) issued its annual report today during a public meeting held in Washington, DC, delivering a report with a series of recommendations on a wide range of tax administration issues. IRSAC made several recommendations based on its findings and discussions, in some of the following areas: Procedures […]

Summer 2010 Statistics of Income Bulletin – Shows Drops in Small Business Income

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service announced availability of the summer 2010 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, which features sole proprietorship data for tax year 2008. About 23 million individual income tax returns reported at least one nonfarm sole proprietorship in tax year 2008, a 2 percent decrease since the prior year. Reported […]

IRS Issues Regulations on 10-Percent Tax on Tanning Services Effective July 1

Video: Tanning Services Excise Tax: English | ASL IR-2010-73, June 11, 2010 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued regulations outlining the administration of a 10-percent excise tax on indoor tanning services that goes into effect on July 1. The regulations were published today in the Federal Register.

Free File Alliance Kicks Off

Free File Alliance Kicks Off 7th Year of Free Tax Preparation Services for 70 Percent of Americans More than 98 Million Taxpayers Making $56,000 or Less are Eligible for Free Tax Assistance and E-Filing Through www.IRS.gov WASHINGTON, DC (January 16, 2009) – The Free File Alliance (www.freefilealliance.org), a coalition of 19 private tax software companies […]

IRS Issues Fall 2008 Statistics Of Income Bulletin

IR-2008-132, Nov. 24, 2008 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today released the fall 2008 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, which features information on 138.4 million individual income tax returns filed for tax year 2006. Adjusted gross income less deficit (losses) reported for 2006 totaled $8.0 trillion, an 8.2 percent increase from the […]

Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) Releases Findings

IR-2008-130, Nov. 19, 2008 Washington — The Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) today released its recommendations on a wide range of tax administration issues at the 2008 public meeting in Washington, DC. IRSAC was established in 1953 as the Commissioner’s Advisory Group (CAG), a national policy and issue advisory committee. Renamed in 1998 to […]

IRS Issues Summer 2007 Statistics of Income Bulletin

Courtesy of IRS – IR-2007-153 WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the release of the summer 2007 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin, featuring data from 21.5 million individual income tax returns that reported non-farm sole proprietorship activity in tax year 2005. Profits from all non-farm sole proprietorships totaled $269.9 billion in […]

IRS Issues Spring 2007 Statistics of Income Bulletin

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced the release of the spring 2007 issue of the Statistics of Income Bulletin. Highlights include articles on high-income individual income tax returns, taxpayers reporting noncash contributions, farm proprietorship returns, qualified zone academy bonds, international boycott reports and S corporations. The article on farm proprietorship returns is the […]

1040EZ-T Quickie

Today TaxMama had an interesting adventure after hearing from Mike in New York who asks. “Can the Form 1040EZT be filed after April 17, 2007” [Note: That’s the quick refund form for individuals to claim the Telephone Tax Excise Credit.]

Ask Taxmama Issue 413 – New Non-Profit Reporting

Dear Family, Brent Clanton called me this morning to talk about how to write off your summer BBQs and family trips on his BizRadio Network show. (BTW, you really must read Brent’s blog. I’ve been sitting here cracking up at his latest columns, especially about the pants. http://brentclanton.blogspot.com/ ) You can, you know – if […]