In October, the IRS said it would leave Free File open for an extra month, until Thursday, so eligible taxpayers can claim their share of several benefits including the 2021 recovery rebate credit, the child tax credit, and the earned income tax credit.
Changes include increases in the standard deduction for many taxpayers, new tax brackets, and a higher maximum earned income tax credit amount.
The Social Security Administration announced the maximum amount of wages subject to Social Security tax in 2023 and a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security benefits. The COLA is 8.7%.
Previous regulations had based the affordability of employer-offered coverage for family members on the cost of an employee’s self-only coverage.
Under Notice 2022-44, the high-low method rates will be slightly higher and the list of high-cost localities in the continental United States is revised, both effective Oct. 1.
In a comment letter to the IRS, the AICPA recommended changes and clarifications regarding the tax treatment of cryptoassets or “virtual currency.”
The IRS explained the new requirement that a car’s or truck’s final assembly occurred in North America to qualify for the tax credit on the purchase of clean-running vehicles.
With Senate amendments approved by the House on Friday, the budget reconciliation bill now known as the Inflation Reduction Act will go to the president for his signature.
The Inflation Reduction Act passed by the Senate on Sunday includes many tax items, some designed to raise revenue and others to promote various clean energy initiatives.
Administrative expenses and claims against estates allowable under Sec. 2053 beyond a three-year grace period would be discounted for current deduction, under proposed rules issued by the IRS.
Nonresident alien amended returns and those for Puerto Rico residents are added; superseding returns can be designated.
Last week’s bump was the third midyear increase in the past 14 years, and it came after members of Congress wrote to the IRS about rising fuel prices.
Acknowledging recent sharp increases in gasoline prices, the IRS announced a rare midyear increase in the standard mileage rate, starting July 1.
The IRS’s annual series continues with caveats about fake communications intended to bilk taxpayers out of their tax and financial information.
Sketchy operations target tax debtors for offers in compromise, and preparers who remain anonymous on returns generally have something to hide, the IRS says in its ongoing series.
The IRS continued its annual series, highlighting threats to ordinary taxpayers from would-be thieves.
The first installment of the Internal Revenue Service’s annual feature focuses on four abusive transactions and arrangements.
The IRS administered the recovery rebate credit correctly for all but 0.7% of returns in the 2021 filing season, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found.
The IRS provides two simplified filing methods for bona fide residents of Puerto Rico to claim the child tax credit.
The $10,000 limitation on deducting state and local taxes stands after the Supreme Court refused to review a long-running lawsuit by New York and three other states.