IRS Reminds Employers of Penalty Relief Related to Claims for the Employee Retention Credit

This article was published by the IRS. The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have received requests from taxpayers and their advisors for relief from penalties arising when additional income tax is owed because the deduction for qualified wages is reduced by the amount of a retroactively claimed employee retention tax credit (ERTC), [...]

2023 IRS Cryptocurrency Reporting Requirements

Under the broker information reporting rules, brokers must report transactions in securities to both the IRS and the investor. These transactions must be reported on Form 1099-B. Legislation enacted in 2021 extends these broker information reporting rules to cryptocurrency exchanges, custodians, or platforms (e.g., Coinbase, Gemini, or Binance), and to digital assets such as cryptocurrency (e.g., [...]

IRS Announces Changes to Retirement Plans for 2022

This article was published by the IRS. This year taxpayers can put an extra $1,000 into their 401(k) plans. The IRS recently announced that the 2022 contribution limit for 401(k) plans will increase to $20,500. The agency also announced cost‑of‑living adjustments that may affect pension plan and other retirement-related savings next year. Highlights of changes for [...]

The Current Financial Status of Social Security

With talk that Social Security funds will begin to be depleted in coming years, many people are interested in staying on top of the health of Social Security. Each year, the Social Security Board of Trustees issues its annual report on the current financial status of the Social Security program. In this video, Steve Goss, the [...]

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