President Joe Biden’s 2024 budget proposals contain several proposals that could hit small businesses right where it hurts — their wallets. Proposals in the budget include boosting the top capital gains rate for income over $1 million, eliminating the so-called “step-up in basis” loophole, expanding who has to pay investment income tax and at what rate, and bumping up the corporate tax rate.
3 Ways the IRS’s $80-Billion Spending Plan Will Make It Easier for Small-Business Owners to Do Their Taxes
The IRS on Thursday released its $80-billion plan to begin the agency’s modernization efforts, which will introduce new digital tools, streamline tax processes, and offer more assistance to taxpayers.
The Inflation Reduction Act offers some incentives for clean companies. It’s tax time, and companies nationwide are looking for sustainable write-offs to help soften the blow and reduce their carbon footprint.
Howard Silverblatt, the longtime senior index analyst for S&P Dow Jones Indices, had it right when he said that because the U.S. buyback tax had bipartisan support, there was a good possibility the 1% tax was “only the opening move.”
Working with a tax professional can help you understand what tax credits you qualify for and how to claim them. Tax season brings rule changes for business owners, and this year is no different.
In its recently released Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2022-2026, the IRS described how it will leverage technology and data analytics as a key component for achieving its goals within four strategic areas: service, enforcement, people, and transformation. In the plan, the IRS listed “improving data management and analytics” as one of its six focus areas for improving taxpayer experience and transforming the agency.
No, the IRS isn’t going away. In fact, concerns about audits are ticking up. As small businesses prepare for tax season, there are still plenty of benefits…
On the heels of the recent volatility and dramatic expansion of digital asset markets, the IRS—particularly its criminal investigative division—is likely to dedicate more resources to compliance and enforcement efforts, say alliantgroup’s Eric Hylton and Don Sniezek.
For the first time Congress has provided long-term funding to rebuild the IRS after years of decline.
To ensure success, the Biden administration needs to promptly nominate and the Congress needs to swiftly consider and confirm a qualified Commissioner.
Getting refunds on your taxes can be exciting but waiting for your refund is a different matter. Whether you are a seasoned attorney with years of experience or you are submitting your taxes for the first time, the IRS refund process can seem slow. So what can you do about it?