IRS Tax Tip 2020-127, September 28, 2020 Reconstructing records after a disaster is important for several reasons including insurance reimbursement and taxes. Most importantly, records can help people prove their disaster-related losses. More accurately estimated losses can help people get more recovery assistance like loans or grants. Whether it’s personal or business property that has … Continued

April 13, 2020 Mary Lee Miller EA, LLC   During the COVID-19 pandemic, the last thing you need is the IRS doing bad things, like auditing you or levying your bank account or wages.   But don’t worry—the IRS is pausing most of its collection and audit enforcement actions.   Installment Agreements   If you … Continued

Bradford Tax Institute April 2020 COVID-19: CARES Act Allows $100,000 Tax-Free IRA Grab and Repay   More Relief: Retirement Account Required Minimum Distribution Rules Suspended for 2020   The $2 trillion COVID-19 economic recovery bill finally made it through Congress and was signed into law by President Donald Trump on March 27.   The legislation … Continued

Mary lee Miller EA LLC April 3, 2020   Dear Client: The COVID-19 pandemic has upended all aspects of life around the world, including the world of business here in the U.S. If your business is struggling, you may be able to get some help from the federal Small Business Administration (SBA), which is authorized … Continued

By Bola Sokunbi. Published on February 20, 2019. Updated on November 19, 2019 When it comes to financial and life goals, buying a house is probably pretty high on your list. But being able to purchase a home depends heavily on your finances being in good standing. That means you don’t want to have too … Continued

Dec 23, 2019, 09:20am Robert FarringtonSenior Contributor Personal Finance I write about personal finance, college and student loan debt. Ready to get your taxes squared away and get your hands on your refund (and maybe avoid getting a tax refund loan)? It’s possible you’ll make some progress early on, but you need to make sure you … Continued

IRS Tax Tip 2019-170, December 4, 2019 Knowledge and awareness. Those two things can protect taxpayers and their family members from getting caught up in a phishing scam. A phishing scam is often an unsolicited email or a website that looks like a legitimate site designed to trick users. The scams convince people into providing … Continued

Don’t end up making your tax bill worse than it already is.        Christy Bieber   (TMFChristyB)   Nov 3, 2019 at 11:05AM   Author Bio No one likes to pay taxes, and you definitely don’t want to pay more than you actually owe. Unfortunately, the tax code is really complicated in the … Continued

Do you want to save up to $56,000 a year for retirement? Are you self-employed or a small business owner? Do your eyes light up when you hear words like “tax-free growth” or “tax-deductible?” If you’re looking for additional ways to save for your future, are a high-earner, and are already maxing out your traditional … Continued

BY JEAN MURRAY Updated July 11, 2019 Cash businesses (those that take in mostly cash, such as restaurants, flea market vendors, beauty salons, and many others) are more likely to be audited by the IRS and have a particular problem when audited because it is difficult to verify income received in cash. It’s called the … Continued