IRS Automatically Waives Estimated Tax Penalty for Eligible 2018 Tax Filers

The Internal Revenue Service is automatically waiving the estimated tax penalty for the more than 400,000 eligible taxpayers who already filed their 2018 federal income tax returns but did not claim the…

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NJ Assembly Passes Bill Modifying the ‘Airbnb Tax’

A law offering relief to some New Jersey Shore homeowners and renters affected by a new tax on short-term rentals is poised to become law, after the Assembly passed a bill and sent it to Gov. Phil Murphy…

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Hiccup in Sales Tax Changes for Restaurants Using Uber Eats

On July 1, 2019 Uber Eats was to begin calculating, collecting and remitting sales tax on behalf of restaurants in 14 States (including PA) and the District of Columbia, but the company has released a…

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IRS Advising Virtual Currency Owners to Pay Back Taxes

The Internal Revenue Service has begun sending letters to taxpayers with virtual currency transactions that potentially failed to report income and pay the resulting tax from virtual currency transactions…

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July 1st: NJ Minimum Wage Increases

Effective Monday July 1st,the NJ minimum wage increases. The increased rate/wage needs to start being paid for hours that have been worked from July 1st forward. Seasonal and Small Employers (fewer than…

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Philadelphia Wage Tax Decreases on July 1

The City of Philadelphia on July 1, 2019 is reducing its Wage Tax rate. The rate decrease has an immediate impact on all businesses that operate in the city, or that employ Philadelphia residents. The…

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IRS Takes Additional Steps to Protect Taxpayer Data

As part of its ongoing efforts to protect taxpayers from identity thieves, the Internal Revenue Service announced it will stop its tax transcript faxing service in June and will amend the Form 4506 series…

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Section 199-A Game

Michael Meltzer of Melzter & Meltzer CPAs has allowed us to share this game graphic he created based on the new rules to Sec 199-A.  

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IRS: Doing a ‘Paycheck Checkup’ is a good idea for workers with multiple jobs

The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers who work multiple jobs or who may be adding summer employment to complete a Paycheck Checkup. Doing so will help them check if they are having the right amount…

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8 Types of Americans Who Won’t Get Social Security

Americans who will not qualify for Social Security retirement benefits are relatively rare, but if you are one of them, you need to know so you can make sure you have other sources of retirement income…

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