Each year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sets standard mileage rates for business based on an annual study of fixed and variable costs of operating an automobile, including depreciation, insurance, repairs, tires, maintenance, gas and oil. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates have changed.
As part two of our series on tax forms, this article explains the purpose of Form 1099-MISC, its filing requirements and upcoming changes for 2020.
As Part I of our 2019 Forms W-9 and 1099-MISC Series, this article explains the purpose of Form W-9. Purpose of Form W-9 An individual or entity (Form W-9 requester) who is required to file an information return (Forms 1099) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) must obtain your correct taxpayer identification number (TIN) which
Each year, the IRS sends millions of notices and letters to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Here are the things you should know in case one shows up in your mailbox. • #1 Don’t panic. Provide a copy of the notice to your CPA so that they can recommend appropriate action steps. •
Many taxpayers do not have all of the information necessary to prepare a complete and accurate tax return by April 15 and therefore need to request an extension from the IRS to file their taxes. Individuals can request an automatic six-month extension of time to file using Form 4868, which gives individual taxpayers until October
Just last week Stacey joined her peers at the Southeast’s Premier Annual CPE (Continued Professional Education) Event Sponsored by the GSCPA. The event consisted of two full days and six educational tracks with courses spanning: Keynote-Economic Update Accounting & Auditing – Public Accounting Accounting & Auditing – Industry Business & Industry Taxation Technology As usual,