Other Tax Topics

If you’re looking for a wide array of articles related to the IRS and taxes, read through our Other Tax Topics section for the latest in tax breaks, tax credits, and those cautionary tales about tax evasion.

How to Track Your State Refund Status

How do I track my state tax refund status? Each state governs their own refund, so you will need to go to your state's tax authority website. Find…

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What's the Difference Between Tax Fraud and Negligence?

Mistakes are a fact of life - even mistakes on taxes. The line between careless mistakes and tax evasion or tax fraud is sometimes blurry, but it's a…

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Answering Tax Questions: A Primer on Tax Research

Tax research can help you find answers to your tax question, but some resources have more authority than others.

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Is Your Business Monitoring Tax News?

Outdated information can lead to missed opportunities and compliance issues.

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What Is a PTIN Number? And Does Your Tax Preparer Have One?

Having a PTIN alone isn't an indication of a tax preparer's skills or experience, but it does show they've at least complied with the minimum…

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How the New Democratic Congress May Change Tax Laws

Experts offer six predictions the new Congress may make to tax laws.

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Your Pandemic 2020 Tax Guide

The pandemic wreaked havoc on so many aspects of everyday life and taxes are no exception. Keeping up with the new rules will help you avoid errors…

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How to Avoid a Tax Audit

Thinking about writing off that "business expense"? You may want to think again. Learn which tax breaks to use, and which ones to use with caution.

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What Constitutes a Church Under Federal Laws?

Because churches are afforded special tax-exempt status by the IRS, there are very specific guidelines determining which organizations can and can't…

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What the COVID-19 Tax Extension Means for Small Businesses

What do small businesses need to do to get an addition 90-days to file and pay 2019 taxes owed? Nothing. The government just granted an across-the-…

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