Various options are available for mitigating penalties for noncompliance with foreign return filing requirements.
Individual Income Taxation
The IRS issued guidance on the amount of and limitations on the child tax credit, earned income tax credit, and premium tax credit available for taxpayers for the 2021 tax year.
The IRS said it would not require taxpayers who received excess advance premium tax credits for 2020 to file Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit, after the American Rescue Plan Act retroactively exempted those amounts from being taxe
The American Rescue Plan Act made significant changes to the child tax credit and child and dependent care credit for the 2021 tax year, making the credits larger for most taxpayers and more widely available.
The IRS issued guidance on the temporary rule that allows a 100% deduction for eligible restaurant meals in 2021 and 2022.
In the second installment of this year’s “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, the IRS warns taxpayers to be vigilant for fraudulent schemes in the form of emails, text or social media messages, and phone calls.
Hijacking of economic impact payments and unemployment checks are spotlighted in the IRS’s annual alert, which warns taxpayers of the most prevalent scams and schemes the Service has identified.
A new IRS online portal lets taxpayers unenroll from receiving advance payments of the 2021 child tax credit.
The US Supreme Court held that Texas and several other states lacked standing to sue over the constitutionality of the Sec. 5000A mandate that requires individuals to obtain minimum essential health coverage. The decision leaves the Affordable Care Act in place.
The IRS opened an online site that allows taxpayers who are not required to file a 2019 or 2020 individual income tax return to sign up to receive advance child tax credit (advance CTC) payments, which will begin July 15.
The IRS has posted two sets of FAQs that explain changes to the child and dependent care credit and to the sick and family leave credits made by the American Rescue Plan Act.
Economic benefits from a compensatory split-dollar life insurance arrangement are not property distributions.
To help taxpayers who might otherwise have been required to file amended income tax returns, the IRS announced that it will automatically issue to eligible taxpayers refunds of income tax paid on 2020 unemployment benefits.
This article focuses on the key tax and reporting areas applicable to revocable trusts and the associated planning and pitfalls that arise at the grantor’s death.
The proposed $6 trillion fiscal year 2022 budget unveiled by the Biden Administration includes a host of tax items, including proposals to raise the corporate tax rate, raise the top tax rate for high-income individuals, limit like-kind exchanges, and make permanent recent temporary changes to various tax credits.
The IRS explained in a revenue procedure how individuals can claim advance child tax credit payments and stimulus payments if they are not required to file 2020 federal income tax returns.
The $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill that passed Congress contained many tax provisions, including changes to the child tax credit, making certain unemployment benefits tax-free in 2020, and a $1,400 recovery rebate credit for many individuals.
Credit card rewards attributable to purchases of Visa gift cards are purchase price rebates.
The COVID-19 pandemic brings taxpayers into uncharted territory with regard to casualty losses without physical damage but where there is still an undeniable impact to the business, especially where property values are permanently reduced due to the pandemic.
Educators who have unreimbursed expenses for personal protective equipment, disinfectant, and other supplies used to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the classroom can deduct those expenses.