In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are several changes to the traditional tax deadlines and new developments that impact you and your business. Below is a summary of the updates occurring at the federal and state level. Federal Developments – Summary Federal income tax filings and payments originally due on April 15, 2020 have[ … ]
The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) has extended the deadline for filing and paying state income taxes from April 15 to July 15, 2020 The announcement by ADOR includes individual, corporate and fiduciary tax returns. The new deadline means taxpayers filing state tax returns or submitting payments after the previous April 15 deadline but before[ … ]
On March 6, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, which provides for emergency supplemental appropriations in the amount of $8.3 billion to address issues caused by the coronavirus outbreak. As part of this Act, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) was authorized to provide disaster assistance loans on a state-by-state basis.[ … ]
The U.S. Treasury has extended the April 15 tax filing deadline to July 15 to give individuals more time to prepare and pay their taxes during the coronavirus outbreak. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday, March 20, “All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or[ … ]
On March 18, 2020, the U.S. Senate passed the House Coronavirus Bill (H.R. 6201) in a 90-8 vote. The act has now been signed into law by the President. This is the second of three packages from Congress providing relief due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Congress is currently working on the third package, all of[ … ]
April 15 isn’t only the income tax return deadline. It’s also the gift tax return deadline for people who made large gifts last year. Find out if you’re required to file a 2019 gift tax return this April (or if you may want to file one anyway).
Buying a home and want to know how much of a tax break you’ll get for paying mortgage interest? Here are the rules.
Do you operate your business from home or perform certain functions at home that are related to your business? You might be able to claim home office deductions on your tax return.
In most cases, married couples who file jointly save more money on taxes than those who file separate returns. However, there are cases when filing separately is a better option.