Employers Have Questions And Concerns About Deferring Employees’ Social Security Taxes

The IRS has provided guidance to employers regarding the recent presidential action to allow employers to defer the withholding, deposit and payment of certain payroll tax obligations. The three-page guidance in Notice 2020-65 was issued to implement President Trump’s [...]

By |2020-09-08T15:06:01-04:00September 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Employers Have Questions And Concerns About Deferring Employees’ Social Security Taxes

Businesses: Get Ready For the New Form 1099-NEC

There’s a new IRS form for business taxpayers that pay or receive nonemployee compensation. Beginning with tax year 2020, payers must complete Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation, to report any payment of $600 or more to a payee. Why the [...]

By |2020-07-13T14:13:41-04:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Tax|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Businesses: Get Ready For the New Form 1099-NEC

IRS Notice 1444 and the Tax Implications of CARES Act Payments

Dear Clients, Over the next few weeks, you may receive a notice from the IRS after receiving your economic impact payments. Notice 1444 is the form that shows the amount of the recipient’s Economic Impact Payment (EIP) and will [...]

By |2020-06-25T14:13:32-04:00June 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog, COVID-19, Tax|Tags: , , |Comments Off on IRS Notice 1444 and the Tax Implications of CARES Act Payments

Businesses Can Utilize the Same Information IRS Auditors Use To Examine Tax Returns

The IRS uses Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs) to help IRS examiners get ready for audits. Your business can use the same guides to gain insight into what the IRS is looking for in terms of compliance with tax laws [...]

By |2019-10-17T12:32:02-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Audit, Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Businesses Can Utilize the Same Information IRS Auditors Use To Examine Tax Returns

How to Handle Disagreements with the IRS

You're stuck in a tax audit. After an IRS examiner receives your documentation and makes a decision regarding proposed changes to your return, there are several options available as follows: You can sign the letter stating that you agree [...]

By |2020-01-03T19:50:33-05:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Audit, Blog, Small Business Services, Tax|Tags: |Comments Off on How to Handle Disagreements with the IRS

IRS Audit Techniques Guides provide clues to what may come up if your business is audited

IRS examiners use Audit Techniques Guides (ATGs) to prepare for audits — and so can small business owners. Many ATGs target specific industries, such as construction. Others address issues that frequently arise in audits, such as executive compensation and [...]

By |2018-05-08T14:41:50-04:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Audit, Blog|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on IRS Audit Techniques Guides provide clues to what may come up if your business is audited