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Daily Update . . . . . . . . August 23, 2017

News and Tip of the Day
2017 Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2016 Returns
S Corporation Tax Return Checklist for 2016 Returns
Partnership Tax Prep Checklist for 2016 Returns

To Do List-----Federal Tax Calendar--August, 2017
To Do List-----All States Tax Calendar--August, 2017

Special Reports--

IRS-Taxpayer Contact--08/21/17
Be Alert to Account Takeover Tactics--07/20/17
Anticipatng Potential Tax Law Changes--07/07/17
Security Summit Warns of New Phishing Email Targeting Tax Pros--06/26/17
Tax Relief for Victims of Storms, Tornadoes, Winds and Flooding in Arkansas--06/21/17
IRS Warns of New Phone Scam Involving Bogus Certified Letters--06/16/17
IRS Adds New Features to Taxpayers Online Account--06/14/17
Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding in Missouri--06/09/17
Saving and Spending Tips--05/31/17
Self-Employment Tax on LLC Income--05/22/17
American Health Care Act--Tax Implications--05/09/17
Private Collection of Some Overdue Federal Taxes Starts in April--04/06/17
IRS Warns of Scam Aimed at Tax Professionals--04/04/17

Other Recent Additions/Updates--

Summary of 2017 Revenue Rulings, Procedures, Regulations, etc.--Bulletin 34 for 2017--Short List--(Links to Prior Years)--08/19/17
Synopses of Tax Court Cases--Week Ended August 19, 2017--(Links to Prior Years)--08/19/17
Applicable Federal Rates (AFR)--September, 2017--08/17/17 - - - Blended Rate-2017 - - -  IRS Interest Rate-Short List
Additional IRS Links--Additions--07/27/17
Additional IRS Links--Additions--06/16/17
Abbreviations--Some common abbreviations used in business and finance, and taxes--Additions--06/13/17
Interest Rates on Over- Underpayments--Third Quarter 2017 - - -  IRS Interest Rate-Short List--06/09/17
IRS Publications--Additions--06/01/17
Standard Meal and Snack Rates for Day Care Providers-2016--05/17/17
Additional IRS Links--Additions--05/15/17
Inflation Adjusted Amounts--Health Saving Accounts 2018--05/05/17
Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) for January 1 through June 30, 2017--04/22/17
IRS Forms--Updates and Additions--04/06/17
Auto and Vehicle Tables--Maximum Depreciation-2017--03/24/17

Reference Section--

Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2016 Returns
Inflation Adjusted Tax Rates--Plus Personal Exemptions, Standard Deduction, Phaseout Amounts, etc.--
Checklists and Worksheets
State Sites--Links to tax, secretary of state, and CPA state society, business licenses and annual report requirements for all states.
Frequently Asked Questions
Special Reports--Articles of continuing interest.
Glossary--A collection of tax and business terms.     A-M    N-Z
Abbreviations--Some common abbreviations used in business and finance.
Business, Tax, Accounting Formulas--Formulas, ratios, math, etc.
Special Forms--Corporate, special tax, elections, business, etc. forms.
IRS Interest Rates, AFRs--AFR (applicable federal rate), interest rate on over- and underpayments.
Corporate and Individual Tax Rates--Rates, standard deduction, personal exemption, phaseout rules, etc. for 2014 and prior years.
Vehicle Tables--Standard mileage rates, luxury car depreciation limits, amounts for valuing employee use, inclusion amounts for leased vehicles.
Depreciation Tables--The most common depreciation tables and examples of how to use them.
IRS Publications--A searchable list of the most popular IRS publications.
IRS Forms--A searchable list of the most popular IRS forms.
Small Business Links--Essential links for business owners.
Valuation Guide for Charitable Contributions--The thrift shop value of selected items.
Private Delivery Services--Services that qualify for the 'timely mailed is timely filed' IRS rule.
High-Low Per Diem Amounts; SIFL Rates
Percentage Withholding Tables    2017

IRS Quick Links--

IRS Forms and Publications    Changes to Forms and Publications    Draft Forms
Internal Revenue Bulletins
News Releases and Fact Sheets
IRS Tax Professionals Page    IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Page
Priority Guidance Plan--Upcoming regulations, periodic revenue procedures, rulings, etc. with anticipated dates.
Local IRS News--IRS news specific to local areas, such as disaster relief.     Local IRS Offices--Find your local IRS office.
Tax Relief in Disaster Situations--Recent disasters, additional info from IRS     FEMA Disaster Declarations
Exempt Organizations--Check status of charitable organization.    Automatic Revocation of Exemption List--Charities who failed to file returns.    Tax Benefits for Higher Education
IRS Earned Income Tax Credit Assistant--Determines eligibility for credit and approximate amount.
Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant--Find out if you're subject to the AMT.    Sales Tax Deduction Calculator--Find the amount of sales tax you can deduct.
Where to File--Caution. There are different addresses for individual taxpayers, with and without payments, professionals, business, etc.
IRS 1040 Central--A number of pages for individual tax help.    Free File--File electronically for free.
Where's My Refund?--Enter your Social Security number, filing status, and refund amount to find the status of your IRS refund. Same for State Refunds.
Expiring Tax Provisions 2016-2026--List of expiring provisions from the Joint Committee on Taxation
Additional IRS Links--Other helpful pages at

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