Coronavirus-Related Paid Leave for Workers and Tax Credits for Small and Mid-Size Businesses

This article was published by the IRS. The U.S. Treasury Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the U.S. Department of Labor (Labor) have announced that small and mid-size employers can begin taking advantage of two new refundable payroll tax credits, designed to immediately and fully reimburse them, dollar-for-dollar, for the cost of providing Coronavirus-related leave to [...]

Jan. 31 Filing Deadline Remains for Employer Wage Statements, Independent Contractor Forms

The following article was published by the IRS. Employers and other businesses should remember that wage statements and independent contractor forms still have a January 31 filing deadline. Before the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, employers generally had a longer period of time to file these forms. But the 2015 law made a permanent [...]

Reminder for New Tax Return Due Dates, Other Tax Reform Changes

Due dates changed for partnerships, C corporations and several other business returns last year. For calendar-year S corporations and partnerships, the filing date is March 15 and is April 15 for C corporations. The date for fiscal year C corporations is the 15th of the fourth month following the end of the corporation’s calendar year. State [...]

Wayfair

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a historic decision in the sales and use tax nexus case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The 5–4 ruling overturns physical presence standards upheld in previous cases, such as Quill Corp. v. North Dakota (1992) and National Bellas Hess Inc. v. Department of Revenue of Illinois [...]

IRS issues notice on state and local tax deductions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have stated that proposed regulations will be issued addressing the deductibility of state and local tax payments for federal income tax purposes. Notice 2018-54 also informs taxpayers that federal law controls the characterization of the payments for federal income tax purposes regardless of the characterization [...]