Posts from April, 2012

  • Payroll Tax Cut Extended to the End of 2012 The IRS released revised Form 941 enabling employers to properly report the newly-extended payroll tax cut benefiting nearly 160 million workers. Under the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, workers will continue to receive larger paychecks for the rest of ... Continue Reading
  • More Time to Contribute to IRAs in 2012 You have two extra days this year to make contributions to your Individual Retirement Arrangements. That’s because April 15 falls on a weekend and Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in the District of Columbia, will be observed on Monday, April 16. That means the due date for ... Continue Reading
  • Health Insurance Tax Breaks for the Self-Employed If you’re self-employed and paying for medical, dental or long-term care insurance, the IRS wants to remind you about a special tax deduction for some insurance premiums paid for you, your spouse, and your dependents. Starting in tax year 2011, this deduction is no longer ... Continue Reading
  • FAQ: Refund Splits Question: What is a split refund? Answer: A split refund lets you divide your refund, in any proportion you want, and direct deposit the funds in up to three different accounts with U.S. financial institutions. Question: What are the benefits of splitting my refund? Answer: ... Continue Reading
  • Upcoming Tax Deadlines April Mon 2 Electronically file Forms W-2, W-2G, 1098, 1099, and 8027. Wed 4 Deposit payroll tax for payments on Mar 28-30 if the semiweekly deposit rule applies. Fri 6 Deposit payroll tax for payments on Mar 31 – Apr 3 if the semiweekly deposit rule applies. Tue 10 ... Continue Reading