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This blog focuses on a variety of issues affecting individuals and small businesses. Topics for individuals include taxes, identity theft, security among other relevant issues. Small business owners can see topics about taxes, tax planning, marketing and other business issues/topics.

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21 November 2020

December 2020 Individual Due Dates

Here are the December 2020 Individual Due Dates

David M Robson

Taxes

21 November 2020

December 2020 Business Due Dates

Here are the December 2020 Business Due Dates

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Taxes

21 November 2020

Video: Game Shows & Taxes

The big prizes for the winners in popular game shows are taxable on the contestant’s state and federal tax returns. Watch the video to avoid unpleasant surprises.

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Taxes

20 November 2020

What Happens if I Receive an IRS CP2000 Notice?

If you receive an IRS CP2000 notice (also known as an underreporter inquiry) in the mail, don’t panic. First step: contact our office. We’ll help you through the rest.

David M Robson

Taxes

19 November 2020

Still Waiting for the IRS to Cash Your Check?

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS has furloughed many of its employees or had them work from home to mitigate the spread of the virus. Many IRS offices remained shuttered for months, and a backlog of millions of pieces of unopened mail accumulated in trailers set up outside IRS facilities.

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19 November 2020

Video: Do You Know that Unemployment Benefits Are Taxable?

The unemployment benefits you receive in 2020 are subject to federal and state taxes. Watch this video to be better prepared.

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Taxes

19 November 2020

Solar Tax Credit is Sunsetting Soon

A federal tax credit for the purchase and installation costs of a residential solar system is fading away. After being 30% of the cost for several years through 2019, the credit amount drops to 26% in 2020 and then 22% in 2021, the final year of the credit.

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Taxes

29 September 2020

Keeping Your Designated IRA Beneficiary Current is Important

Keeping your designated IRA beneficiary current is very important. You may not want your account going to your ex-spouse, and you certainly do not want a deceased individual to be your beneficiary. In addition, the decision concerning whom you wish to designate as the beneficiary of your traditional IRA affects:

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Taxes

27 September 2020

Video: October's Extended Deadline Is Fast Approaching

Watch this video to see what you need to note on the upcoming tax filing extension deadline, October 15th.

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Taxes

24 September 2020

Tax Consequences of Losing Your Job

If you have lost your job, there are a number of tax issues you may encounter. How you deal with these issues can profoundly impact your taxes and finances. The following are typical issues related to tax treatment:

David M Robson

Taxes