IRS to Recalculate Taxes on Unemployment Benefits; Refunds to Start in May

This article was published by the IRS. To help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will take steps to automatically refund money this spring and summer to people who filed their tax return reporting unemployment compensation before the recent changes made by the American Rescue Plan. The legislation, signed on March 11, allows [...]

New Law Extends COVID Tax Credit for Employers Who Keep Workers on Payroll

This article was published by the IRS.  The Internal Revenue Service urges employers to take advantage of the newly-extended employee retention credit, designed to make it easier for businesses that, despite challenges posed by COVID-19, choose to keep their employees on the payroll. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted December 27, [...]

What Taxpayers Need to Know to Claim the Earned Income Tax Credit

This article was published by the IRS. The earned income tax credit can give qualifying workers with low-to-moderate income a substantial financial boost. In 2019, the average amount of this credit was $2,476. It not only reduces the amount of tax someone owes but may give them a refund even if they don't owe any taxes [...]

New Things Taxpayers Should Consider as They Get Ready to File Taxes in 2021

This article was published by the IRS. When people get ready to file their federal tax return, there are new things to consider when it comes to which credits to claim and what deductions to take. These things can affect the size of any refund the taxpayer may receive. Here are some new key things people [...]

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