This week we are covering some guidance from the IRS about economic impact payments sent out to deceased taxpayers and what to do about those payments.
This week we’re covering the suspension of the RMD requirement for 2020, as well as some considerations and remaining questions on this issue.
This week we’re covering a federal issue: the paycheck protection program loans and some common questions we’ve been getting about partnerships, loan forgiveness, and use of funds.
This week we’re covering the small business accounting method simplification provision, and making a retroactive election.
This week we’re talking about how a refund could show up in an unexpected year and why that sometimes happens.
This week we’re covering some lawsuits that were recently filed in the wake of the passage of AB 5.
This week we are talking about how changes to the federal W-4 have affected what is filed with the California Employment Development Department.
This week we’re talking about the involuntary dissolution program that the FTB will launch in January 2020
This week we're covering a bill that impacts tax and retirement provisions and whether California conforms.
This week we are talking about another round of FTB letters to taxpayers who should have filed a Form 3840 to report a like-kind exchange.
This week we're talking about how identity theft affects the filing process, especially in years following the year of the theft.
This week we have some gifting strategies to consider since we are nearing the end of the year.
This week we’re covering a change in the way the FTB will disallow head of household status which shortens the process, but gives taxpayers fewer dispute options.
This week we’re looking at the worker classification issue as it’s playing out at the federal level and comparing that to what’s happening here in California with AB 5.
This week we’re talking about the new California health care mandate enacted by SB 78.
This week we’re looking at one sure-fire way to get snagged in a residency audit.
This week we’re covering federal and California solar credits and incentives.
This week we’re covering a bill that was just signed, allowing more cannabis businesses to be able to deduct business expenses.
This week we’re talking about a case where the taxpayer was in prison and he came up against some interesting filing issues.
This week we’re talking about the state and local tax deduction limitation and a recent court case brought by several states, plus California’s College Access Tax Credit.
This week we’re covering a tax appeal that affects nonresident sole proprietors who have California customers.
This week we’re covering AB 5 and the provisions that affect various types of tax professionals.
This week we’re covering some §199A guidance that appeared in draft form instructions, but which the IRS hasn’t commented on previously.
This week we’re covering the mailbox rule and how to prove when a document was mailed, plus some mailing tips for California purposes if you’re using a private carrier like FedEx.