Get Ready for Taxes: Here’s What’s New and What to Consider When Filing in 2022

This article was published by the IRS.  The IRS encourages taxpayers to get informed about topics related to filing their federal tax returns in 2022. These topics include special steps related to charitable contributions, economic impact payments and advance child tax credit payments. Taxpayers can visit IRS.gov/getready for online tools, publications and other helpful resources for [...]

Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Can Put More Money in Your Pocket

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps workers and families who don't make a lot of money get a tax break. If you qualify, you can use the credit to reduce the taxes you owe - and maybe even get a bigger refund. The credit is usually higher for eligible working families, but many lower-income workers [...]

For Many Employers and Self-Employed People, Deferred Social Security Tax Payment Due Jan. 3

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service is reminding employers and self-employed individuals that chose to defer paying part of their 2020 Social Security tax obligation that a payment is due on January 3, 2022. Most affected employers and self-employed individuals received reminder billing notices from the IRS. The agency noted, however, [...]

Looking Ahead: How the American Rescue Plan Affects 2021 Taxes, Part 2

This article was published by the IRS. This is the second of two tax tips providing an overview of ways the American Rescue Plan may affect some people's 2021 taxes. Part 1 is available here. Changes expanding EITC for 2021 and beyond New law changes expand the EITC for 2021 and future years. These changes include: [...]

Looking Ahead: How the American Rescue Plan Affects 2021 Taxes, Part 1

This article was published by the IRS. This is the first of two tax tips providing an overview of how the American Rescue Plan may affect some individual's 2021 taxes. Child and dependent care credit increased for 2021 only The new law increases the amount of the credit and the percentage of employment-related expenses for qualifying [...]

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