IRS Orders Immediate Stop to New Employee Retention Credit Processing Amid Surge of Questionable Claims

This article was published by the IRS. Amid rising concerns about a flood of improper Employee Retention Credit claims, the Internal Revenue Service today announced an immediate moratorium through at least the end of the year on processing new claims for the pandemic-era relief program to protect honest small business owners from scams. IRS Commissioner Danny [...]

Small Businesses Can Benefit from the Work Opportunity Tax Credit

This article was published by the IRS. The work opportunity tax credit is a federal tax credit available to employers for hiring individuals from certain target groups who have consistently faced significant barriers to employment. This credit is available for wages paid to certain individuals who begin work on or before December 31, 2025. Here's more [...]

Don’t Fall for Schemes Promoting the Employee Retention Credit

Remember, you are responsible for any information on your tax return. Beware of schemes that push you to claim the Employee Retention Credit, even if you're not eligible for it. You could end up having to repay the credit, with penalties and interest. Visit IRS.gov/erc.

Are You Making Extra Cash Selling Stuff or Providing a Service?

If you get paid electronically for a side hustle, small business, or the sale of items online, you might need to pay taxes on that income. Payment apps and online marketplaces issue a Form 1099-K, informing you and the IRS if you're paid more than $600 in a year. If you make a profit through these [...]

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