Be Aware of the Three New Credits Available to Many Businesses Hit by COVID-19

This article was published by the IRS. Employers affected by COVID-19 can take advantage of three important new credits available to them. Employee Retention Credit: The employee retention credit is designed to encourage businesses to keep employees on their payroll. The refundable tax credit is 50% of up to $10,000 in wages paid by an eligible [...]

Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” – April 29, 2020

In this week’s Wednesday episode (April 29, 2020) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update,” Heather Cozby gave an encouraging update: over the last week, she's seen money flowing through all the program channels, including stimulus payments, federal unemployment payments, PPP funds, and economic injury disaster loans. Individuals and businesses may not be notified when [...]

Taxpayers Should Find Out if They Can Benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit

The following article was published by the IRS. The earned income tax credit benefits working individuals and families with low to moderate incomes. EITC can lower a taxpayer's taxes, and even result in a refund. To take advantage of this credit, taxpayers must file a tax return and claim the credit. They should do so even [...]

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 [...]

Here’s How the Credit for Other Dependents Can Benefit You

The following article was published by the IRS. Taxpayers with dependents may qualify to claim a few different tax credits. One of these is the child tax credit. The child tax credit benefits people whose dependent meets a series of tests. If the dependent doesn't meet those qualifications, the taxpayer may be able to claim the [...]