Businesses Must Report Nonemployee Compensation and Backup Withholding

This article was published by the IRS. By law, business taxpayers who pay nonemployee compensation of $600 or more must report these payments to the IRS. They do this using Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation. Generally, payers must file Form 1099-NEC by January 31. For 2021 tax returns, there is no automatic 30-day extension to file Form [...]

Protect Your Identity

The IRS and its Security Summit partners want to tell you in as many ways possible how to protect your identities and data online: Avoid email scams posing as your bank, credit card company, or even the IRS, asking you for personal information or passwords. Watch out for phone calls claiming to be from the IRS, [...]

Tax Benefits for Members of the Military

If you're in the Armed Forces, there are several special tax benefits that apply to you: First, you may be eligible for a combat zone exclusion, which means some or all of your combat pay could be tax-free. However, you may choose instead to include tax-free combat pay in your earned income when you file your [...]

Expanded Tax Benefits Help Individuals and Businesses Give to Charity During 2021; Deductions Up to $600 Available for Cash Donations by Non-Itemizers

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has explained how expanded tax benefits can help both individuals and businesses give to charity before the end of this year. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020, enacted last December, provides several provisions to help individuals and businesses who give to [...]

Reviewing These Disaster Resources Now Can Help Taxpayers Be More Prepared Later

This article was published by the IRS. No one can fully prepare for a disaster, but knowing what resources are available beforehand can make the recovery a little easier. Here's a list of resources that taxpayers might find helpful before and after a disaster: Tax relief in disaster situations — This page features links to disaster [...]

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