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 [...]

Help for Taxpayers

Do you have a tax question? If so, start with the “Help” link at the top of IRS.gov. There you’ll find lots of useful information, whether you’re filing your tax return, checking on your refund, looking for payment options, wondering about coronavirus tax relief, need a tax transcript, or have any other tax questions. You can [...]

Here’s Who Qualifies for the Employee Business Expense Deduction

This article was published by the IRS. Employee business expenses can be deducted as an adjustment to income only for specific employment categories and eligible educators. Taxpayers can no longer claim unreimbursed employee expenses as miscellaneous itemized deductions, unless they are a qualified employee or an eligible educator. They must complete Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses, [...]

IRS Makes It Easier to Set Up Payment Agreements

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service recently announced a number of changes designed to help struggling taxpayers impacted by COVID-19 more easily settle their tax debts with the IRS. The IRS assessed its collection activities to see how it could apply relief for taxpayers who owe but are struggling financially because [...]

Town of Plymouth’s COVID-19 Update – 3/3/21

Heather appeared again in last week’s Tuesday episode (March 3, 2021) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” to talk about the Massachusetts issue of PPP loan forgiveness currently differing based on business entity type. Federally, any PPP loan that is forgiven will not be viewed as income. However, Massachusetts currently has a split decision [...]

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