Category Archives: Compliance

Reminder for New Tax Return Due Dates, Other Tax Reform Changes

Due dates changed for partnerships, C corporations and several other business returns last year. For calendar-year S corporations and partnerships, the filing date is March 15 and is April 15 for C corporations. The date for fiscal year C corporations … Continue reading

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Wayfair

On June 21, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a historic decision in the sales and use tax nexus case South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. The 5–4 ruling overturns physical presence standards upheld in previous cases, such as Quill … Continue reading

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IRS issues notice on state and local tax deductions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have stated that proposed regulations will be issued addressing the deductibility of state and local tax payments for federal income tax purposes. Notice 2018-54 also informs taxpayers that federal … Continue reading

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Here’s How to Get Prior-Year Tax Information

The following article was published by the IRS. As people are filing their taxes, the IRS reminds taxpayers to hang onto their tax records. Generally, the IRS recommends keeping copies of tax returns and supporting documents at least three years. … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Taxes: Filing Electronically a Safe, Easy Way to File

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service said recently that it expects more than 90 percent of all 2017 individual tax returns to be prepared using tax software. The majority of those will be e-filed. … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Taxes: What to Do Before the Tax Year Ends Dec. 31

The following article was published by the IRS. As tax filing season approaches, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers there are things they should do now to get ready for filing season. For most taxpayers, Dec. 31 is the last … Continue reading

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Four Things to Know about Taxes and Starting a Business

The following article was published by the IRS. New business owners have tax-related things to do before launching their companies. IRS.gov has resources to help. Here are some items to consider before scheduling a ribbon-cutting event. Choose a business structure … Continue reading

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