What’s new in 2013?

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which was signed on January 2, 2013, did not make major changes in the tax rules governing most Americans. But it did create significant tax increases for high-earners. The thresholds identifying “high-earners” differ from one tax provision to the next, leaving many who don’t consider themselves wealthy exposed […]

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Take 3 steps now to cut your 2013 taxes

One of the best things about a midyear tax checkup is having the time to investigate, plan, and implement strategies that can reduce your current-year taxes. That’s particularly true this year, since tax legislation enacted in January means many rules for 2013 are already in place, and there’s more certainty about what actions will be […]

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Tax relief for Sandy victims

Victims of Hurricane Sandy may be entitled to some tax relief, according to a recent announcement by the IRS. Certain tax filing and payment deadlines from late October on will be extended until February 1, 2013. This includes the final 2012 estimated tax payment (normally due January 15, 2013) and payroll and excise taxes (normally […]

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IRS Updates on Tax-Exempt Status, HSAs, Health Insurance, and Bonds & Options

December deadline for tax-exempt reinstatement: Here’s an important reminder for small nonprofit organizations: If your organization had its tax-exempt status revoked for failing to file an annual return from 2007 through 2009, the IRS is giving you a chance to get reinstated. The IRS has issued guidance for small organizations with gross annual receipts of […]

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