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.
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…
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-…
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…
What the coronavirus stimulus package means for workers and businesses
The CARES Act is the largest stimulus program in history, providing payments, grants, and loans to support workers and their employers. What are you…
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…
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.
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…
How the new Democratic Congress may change tax laws
Experts offer six predictions the new Congress may make to tax laws.
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.
Is your business monitoring tax news?
Outdated information can lead to missed opportunities and compliance issues.