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Potential tax law changes hang over year-end tax planning for individuals

Keith Orr

Posted By: Keith Orr

Posted November 10, 2021 / No comments

As if another year of the COVID-19 pandemic wasn’t enough to produce an unusual landscape for year-end tax planning, Congress continues to negotiate the budget reconciliation bill. The proposed Build Back Better Act (BBBA) is certain to include some significant tax provisions, but much uncertainty remains about their impact. While we wait to see which

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IRS issues ERC guidance as Congress mulls early termination

Robert Tighe

Posted By: Robert Tighe

Posted August 10, 2021 / No comments

The IRS has published new guidance on the Employee Retention Credit (ERC). The credit was created in March 2020 to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during the COVID-19 pandemic. Notice 2021-49 addresses various issues, particularly those related to the extension of the credit through 2021 by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The

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The Biden administration proposes far-reaching tax overhaul

Keith Orr

Posted By: Keith Orr

Posted May 5, 2021 / No comments

President Biden recently announced his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan (AFP), the third step in his Build Back Better policy initiative. The announcement followed the previous releases of the proposed $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan and the Made in America Tax Plan. These plans propose major investments in various domestic initiatives, such as expanded tax credits for

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President Biden details his tax proposals for individuals

Timothy King

Posted By: Timothy King

Posted April 30, 2021 / No comments

President Biden’s proposals for individual taxpayers were outlined in an April 28 address to Congress and in an 18-page fact sheet released by the White House. The “American Families Plan” contains tax breaks for low- and middle-income taxpayers and tax increases on those “making over $400,000 per year.” Here’s a summary of some of the

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Make the most of the Employee Retention Credit

Robert Tighe

Posted By: Robert Tighe

Posted March 20, 2021 / No comments

The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), which was created to encourage employers to keep their workforces intact during the COVID-19 pandemic, has been with us for a year. But questions about it remain for many employers. With the new American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) extending the credit and expanding eligibility — and the credit worth as

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IRS Extends Deadline – Penalties Very Possible If You File After April 15th

Timothy King

Posted By: Timothy King

Posted March 19, 2021 / No comments

The IRS has announced that the federal income tax filing deadline for individuals for the 2020 tax year is extended from April 15, 2021, until Monday, May 17, 2021. The IRS extended the deadline to provide relief to taxpayers facing challenges as a result of the pandemic and because it’s grappling with a rising backlog

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The American Rescue Plan Act provides sweeping relief measures for eligible families and businesses

Keith Orr

Posted By: Keith Orr

Posted March 17, 2021 / No comments

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The $1.9 trillion law is intended to provide far-reaching relief from the economic and other repercussions of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to funding for testing, contact tracing, vaccinations, education, and state and local governments, the ARPA includes extensive

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PPP revisions target smallest businesses

Robert Tighe

Posted By: Robert Tighe

Posted February 25, 2021 / No comments

The Biden administration has announced several reforms to the popular Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to bring greater relief to the smallest and most vulnerable businesses. Among other things, the administration is imposing a two-week moratorium on loans to companies with 20 or more employees and focusing on smaller businesses. It’s also changing several program rules

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The Consolidated Appropriations Act brings COVID-19 relief (and more) to individuals

Keith Orr

Posted By: Keith Orr

Posted January 5, 2021 / No comments

President Trump signed into law billions of dollars in long-awaited COVID-19 and economic relief. The relief package is part of the nearly 5,600-page Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA), which also contains numerous other tax, payroll and retirement provisions. Here are some of the provisions most likely to affect individual taxpayers. Recovery rebates The most headline-grabbing component

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Congress passes COVID-19 aid package containing billions in funding and tax breaks

Robert Tighe

Posted By: Robert Tighe

Posted December 23, 2020 / No comments

After months of negotiations in Washington, an agreement has been struck on a new aid package to address the ongoing fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. The legislation has been passed by both the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and President Trump is expected to sign it soon. Included in the nearly 5,600-page

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