The IRS issued guidance on how to file tax returns in order to receive an economic impact payment for taxpayers who do not normally file income tax returns or who have zero adjusted gross income amounts to report can file returns using special IRS procedures.
Individual Income Taxation
Recipients of Veterans Affairs benefits were added to the list of individuals who will automatically receive economic impact payments, the IRS announced.
The IRS announced that Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will receive automatic stimulus payments, but some taxpayers need to enter information about qualifying children.
The IRS announced the launch of its “Get My Payment” website, which is designed to permit people who filed tax returns to enter their direct deposit information and check the status of their $1,200 stimulus payment.
The IRS has launched an online portal for taxpayers who are eligible to receive an economic impact payment but who are not normally required to file an income tax return because their income is too low.
The IRS granted relief for a broad array of tax filing and payment deadlines that fall between April 1 and July 15, expanding on previous relief, as requested by the AICPA.
The IRS announced that Social Security and Railroad Retirement benefit recipients will not have to file a tax return to receive the $1,200 stimulus payment provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act.
Members of Congress have introduced a bill that would provide a de minimis exemption for personal transactions where the gains are less than or equal to $200.
The IRS issued a new form and instructions for employers to use to obtain advance payments of three tax credits that were created to help businesses cope with the coronavirus pandemic.
The IRS issued final regulations providing guidance on tax-favored investments in qualified opportunity zones (QOZs).
The IRS issued the standard mileage rates for 2020 for business, charitable, medical, or moving expense purposes, as well as other deduction amounts.
The IRS is expanding its relief from cancellation-of-debt income to students whose federal loans were discharged for certain legal reasons.
The IRS has issued guidance on these payments, which it calls “economic impact payments,” and says they generally will be direct-deposited to most qualifying taxpayers’ bank accounts in the next three weeks without taxpayers having to do anything.
The $2 trillion stimulus bill, which passed the Senate by a 96-0 vote late on Wednesday, contains many tax provisions. Here’s a look at the tax items, which range from credits to temporary changes to retirement plan rules.
Practitioners welcomed the IRS’s deferral of income tax returns and payments due April 15 for another 90 days but have many questions about related issues.
The IRS announced the postponement of the April 15 federal income tax filing deadline until July 15. Friday’s notice expands on earlier guidance that had only postponed tax payments but not the filing deadline.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that taxpayers will have until July 15 to file their tax returns, a change from the guidance announced by the IRS earlier.
Filing rules for businesses owned by spouses contain several exceptions to the partnership filing rules, and this article discusses when the exceptions apply, how to implement them, and if they are worth the effort to elect.
The IRS delayed any tax payments due April 15 to July 15 without interest or penalties accruing. The relief does not extend any tax return filing deadlines or apply to any other type of tax.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced that individuals and businesses can delay their tax payments for 90 days due to the coronavirus pandemic.