Here’s Basic Info for Businesses Filing Excise Taxes

The following article was published by the IRS. Businesses providing goods and services that are subject to excise tax must file a Form 720 quarterly to report the tax to the IRS. What is excise tax? Excise taxes are charged on a wide variety of goods, services and activities. The tax may be imposed at the [...]

Taxpayers Can Go to IRS.gov for Answers to Questions about Payments and Penalties

The following article was published by the IRS. Questions about tax payments and penalties come up all year long. Taxpayers can find most answers to these questions on IRS.gov. They can head over to the Let Us Help You page, which features links that take users to information and resources on a wide range of topics related [...]

Four Common Tax Errors That Can Be Costly for Small Businesses

The following article was published by the IRS.  A small business owner often wears many different hats. They might have to wear their boss hat one day, and the employee hat the next. When tax season comes around, it might be their tax hat. They may think of doing their taxes as just another item to [...]

Here’s What Taxpayers Need to Know about Backup Withholding

Taxpayers who receive certain types of income may need to have backup withholding taken from these payments. Backup withholding can apply to most payments reported on Forms 1099 and W-2G. Here are some facts to help taxpayers understand backup withholding and determine if they should have it withheld from their income payments. First, here’s what backup [...]

Here’s What People Should Know about Reporting Cash Payments

Federal law requires a person to report cash transactions of more than $10,000 to the IRS. Here are some facts about reporting these payments. Who’s covered For purposes of cash payments, a “person” is defined as an individual, company, corporation, partnership, association, trust or estate. For example: Dealers of jewelry, furniture, boats, aircraft, automobiles, art, rugs [...]