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Daily Update . . . . . . . . April 19, 2019
News and Tip of the Day
2019 Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2018 ReturnsSpecial Reports--
To Do List-----Federal Tax Calendar--April, 2019
To Do List-----All States Tax Calendar--April, 2019
EIN Application Process to Change--03/29/19
IRS Lowers Penalty Threshold to 80 Percent--03/22/19
IRS Warns of Phone Scam Involving Taxpayer Advocate Service--03/19/19
IRS Urging Businesses to File Form 8300 Electronically--02/25/19
Be Prepared to Validate Identity if Contacting the IRS--02/15/19
Form 1099 Reporting Requirements--01/23/19
IRS To Begin Accepting Returns January 28-Refunds Will be Paid--01/07/19
Hobby Losses--Updates and additions--12/28/18
Year-End Tax Planning--12/19/18
Taxpayers Have Extra Day to File Returns and Pay Taxes Due Wednesday December 5--12/04/18
IRS Announces Inflation Adjustments for 2019--11/16/18
IRS Releases Guidance on Disallowance of Entertainment Expenses--11/08/18
IRS Issues Regulations on Opportunity Zone Tax Incentives--10/19/18
IRS Help for Victims of Hurricane Michael--10/12/18
Drought-Stricken Farmers and Ranchers Have More Time to Replace Livestock--09/28/18
IRS Providing Relief for Hurricane Florence Victims--09/16/18
IRS Puts Halt to Circumvention of State and Local Tax Cap--08/24/18
How the IRS Contacts Taxpayers--07/24/18
Other Recent Additions/Updates--
Synopses of Tax Court Cases--Week Ended April 13, 2019--(Links to Prior Years)--04/17/19
Applicable Federal Rates (AFR)--May, 2019--04/16/19- - - - Blended Rate-2018 - - - IRS Interest Rate-Short List
Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) for January 1 through June 30, 2019--04/15/19
Summary of 2019 Revenue Rulings, Procedures, Regulations, etc.--Bulletin 15 for 2019--Short List--(Links to Prior Years)--04/06/19
Moving Expenses--Checklist updated--03/04/19
2019 Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2018 Returns--Updated--02/28/19
Other Adjustments to AGI--Checklist updated--02/25/19
Interest Rates on Over- Underpayments--Second Quarter 2019 - - - IRS Interest Rate-Short List--2/25/19
Other Taxes Reportable on Form 1040--Checklist updated--02/13/19
Mortgage Interest Deduction--Checklist updated--02/12/19
Miscellaneous Itemized Deductions--Checklist updated--02/07/19
Percentage Withholding Tables for 2019--Table added--02/05/19
Auto and Vehicle Tables--Maximum value for cents-per-mile rule--01/31/19
Section 179 Expensing Election--Checklist updated--12/27/18
Individual and Corporate Tax Data--Updates-2019 Individual Data--12/19/18
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 2019
IRS Quick Links--
IRS Forms and Publications Draft Tax Forms
IRS Tax Professionals Page IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Page
IRS Releases on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017
Priority Guidance Plan--Upcoming regulations, periodic revenue procedures, rulings, etc. with anticipated dates.
Tax Relief in Disaster Situations--Recent disasters, additional info from IRS FEMA Disaster Declarations
Tax Exempt Organization Search--Check status of charitable organization.
List of expiring tax provisions
IRS Withholding Calculator
Where to File--Caution. There are different addresses for individual taxpayers, with and without payments, professionals, business, etc.
IRS Filing for Individuals--A number of pages for individual tax help including Free File.
Where's My Refund?--Enter your Social Security number, filing status, and refund amount to find the status of your IRS refund. For a IRSGo Mobile App. For State Refunds.
IRS Tax Tips
IRS Help for Hurricane Michael Victims
IRS Help for Hurricane Florence Victims
Additional IRS Links--Other helpful pages at IRS.gov.-->
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