BREAKING NEWS – Marchh 20, 2020 – Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tweeted Friday that President Trump has directed him to move Tax Day to July 15, giving taxpayers more time to file their taxes in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. “At @realDonaldTrump’s direction, we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to July 15,” […]
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I am from the IRS and I am here to help you!
I am from the IRS and I am here to help you! The intention, believe it or not, is to help small businesses that start to get behind on payroll tax deposits – before they get so far behind that it’s too late to save the business. The fact is, one of the most common reason that small businesses fail (other than ineptitude, bad planning and lack of funds) is that the owner thinks it’s OK to use the money withheld from employees’ paychecks to pay their own bills, as a short-term loan. It might work once. But payroll after payroll, the boss starts getting more behind. The funds don’t get paid back. The payroll taxes don’t ever get deposited. This affects the employees, trying to get their refunds. This often causes businesses to go under.
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Tax Day 2019 Last Minute Tips
Today is a day of deadlines – important ones. So please pay attention!
Myth-busting–Filing an extension does not increase your audit risk.
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LLC Option Myths
Let’s just clear up some myths about LLCs and the rush to make entity changes. Here are the high points:
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October 15th is NOT the filing deadline for Everyone
October 15th is the annual filing deadline for all personal income tax returns.https://biuinternational.com/wp-content/languages/new/how-to-do-a-lab-report.html This year, some (un)lucky folks in several disaster areas around the country have extra time to file – as long as they were wise enough to put their personal tax returns on extension.https://biuinternational.com/wp-content/languages/new/writing-college-essay.html What about the rest of us? We still face […]
Today is the last day of the tax season for filing 2011 returns. TaxMama® would like to give you some last minute tips.
Today TaxMama® hears from Donna in the TaxQuips Forum with this running argument. “Our debate concerns a client whose payroll taxes for the current and previous quarters well exceeded $2,500. The client is a monthly depositor and did not make a timely deposit for the last month in the quarter. The deposit amount due for […]
Today TaxMama® hears from Cristie in the TaxQuips Forum with a quick question. “I just wanted to know if my husband needs to report the money he makes from an Internet job which pays $400.00 a month? This is on top of his regular job in which taxes are taken out from every paycheck.”
Today TaxMama® hears from Ken in the TaxQuips Forum with this happy news. “Several years ago I worked for a company that ran out of money and couldn’t make payroll. I continued to work for several months with the promise that the wages would be paid. Eventually, I requested a layoff and left the company. […]
Today TaxMama hears from Josh in the TaxQuips Forum who is concerned. “I’m interested in purchasing a business which was owned by a sole proprietor. He owes back taxes. Would I be liable for those back taxes if I purchase this business?”
Today TaxMama hears from Anthony in the Tax Quips Forum with this question. “I won $100,000.00 at Bally’s casino in Atlantic City on January 15, 2011 However, by now I have gambled all my winnings away. I don’t own a house or car or anything, nor do I have any money left in the bank. […]