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W-2 and 1099 Filing Deadlines Compressed Next Year

  • 26 September 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 868
Washington, D.C. (September 23, 2016)  
By  Michael Cohn

The deadlines for filing the Form W-2 with the Social Security Administration and the Form 1099-MISC with the Internal Revenue Service are changing next year.

Starting in 2017, for the 2016 reporting year, both the W-2 and 1099-MISC recipient copies need to be submitted by January 31, whether by paper or electronic filing. That is months earlier than previous year and promises to increase both workloads and stress levels for companies and their accountants alike.

Time to Upgrade Your Wi-Fi?

  • 23 September 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 543
September 22, 2016  
By Ted Needleman

 Wired Ethernet still has a lot going for it. It’s fast, and for the most part, secure. Still, over the years, many offices have added Wi-Fi to the network mix. And, as technology improves, and the years pile onto your equipment, eventually it will be time to replace older equipment such as routers and access points with something newer, and hopefully better in some way.

IRS Warns about Fake Tax Notice Scam

  • 23 September 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 906
Washington, D.C. (September 22, 2016)  
By  Michael Cohn

The Internal Revenue Service is alerting tax professionals and taxpayers alike about a new scam involving fake CP2000 notices that are being sent to unsuspecting taxpayers, billing them for unpaid taxes related to the Affordable Care Act.

Here Come the Private Tax Debt Collectors … Again

Seven things you need to know about the upcoming IRS program

  • 22 September 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 1721
September 20, 2016  
By  Jim Buttonow, CPA, CITP

There are almost 19 million people who owe more than $400 billion in back taxes to the U.S. Treasury.

Right now, 4 million taxpayers are paying the IRS through installment agreements, and the IRS is chasing 7 million more taxpayers for payment.

In late 2015, Section 32102 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation, or FAST, Act was put into law, requiring the IRS to use private debt collectors for delinquent tax debts.

IRS Offers New Procedure for Those Who Miss IRA Rollover Deadline

  • 25 August 2016
  • Author: machele
  • Number of views: 517

The Internal Revenue Service unveiled a new procedure Wednesday to help people who accidentally miss the 60-day time limit for rolling over their retirement plan distributions into another qualified retirement plan or individual retirement account.

In Revenue Procedure 2016-47, the IRS details how eligible taxpayers can qualify for a waiver of the 60-day time limit and avoid possible taxes and penalties on early distributions, if they meet certain circumstances. 


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