The “Dirty Dozen” IRS Tax Scams

Each year, the IRS unveils its list of scams that target unsuspecting taxpayers.  Below are five of the most common tax scams impacting taxpayers today, as well as tips to not become a victim: Fake Charities are created to exploit natural disasters and other situations such as the current Covid-19 pandemic. Criminals set up fake […]

Refundable Payroll Tax Credits Still Available

When President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 in the spring, two refundable payroll tax credits were extended and expanded: the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) and the COBRA Premium Assistance Credit. In 2020, the FFCRA was mandated for all employers with less than 500 employees to provide paid family and […]

Updates to the Employee Retention Credit

In early August of this year, the IRS released additional guidance on the Employee Retention Credit.  For 2021, the credit was expanded to allow businesses to receive a credit of up to $7,000 per employee per quarter if their operations were fully or partially shut down by government order or if they had a significant […]