Surprised by Your 2018 Tax Bill?

With the massive overhaul to the code in 2018, many filers are finding out that their tax situation has changed. The IRS has announced that it will waive the underpayment penalty for taxpayers who paid at least eighty-five percent of their total tax liability during calendar year 2018

IRS Waives Penalty for Many

The IRS has announced that it will be waiving the penalty for the underpayment of estimated tax for many taxpayers whose estimated tax payments and federal income tax withholdings came up short for the 2018 tax year. The underpayment penalty relief is intended to provide assistance to

Amending Your Individual Income Tax Return

Individuals that have discovered they made an error on their tax returns after they have been filed can file an amended return (Form 1040X) to correct the error. Amended tax returns can be filed to correct most errors regarding income tax returns; however, they do not need to be filed

Tax Law Changes: Meals and Entertainment

One of the many changes to the tax code modifies the deductibility of meals and entertainment expenditures by businesses. The following modifications apply to tax year beginning after December 31, 2017. Below is a list of updated provisions for meal and entertainment expenditures unde

Does Your Dependent Need to File a Tax Return?

Whether or not your dependent is required to file a tax return depends on a few factors. When deciding if your dependent is required to file their amount of income, type of income, and dependency status should all be taken into consideration. Types of income and taxes: Earned income o