Taxes

21Sep 2017

WASHINGTON — Hurricane Irma victims in the entire state of Georgia now have until Jan. 31, 2018, to file certain individual and business tax returns and make certain tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. This includes an additional filing extension for taxpayers with valid extensions that run out on Oct. 16, and businesses […]

24Aug 2017

By Sydney Robertson      Each year, millions of students graduate from high school. Additionally, millions of dollars in scholarships fall into the hands of students who had to ask permission to use the restroom just a few months prior. Not many students know that they might need to report parts of their scholarships to the […]

07Jun 2017

Check out the latest news from the GAEA regarding phone calls from the IRS for unpaid tax debts. In December 2015, Congress enacted a federal law that ALLOWS for private collection agencies to act on behalf of the IRS, in certain cases. It’s important to know that taxpayers WILL receive written notice of the account […]

17Apr 2017

All taxpayers should file on time, even if they can’t pay what they owe. This saves them from potentially paying a failure to file penalty. Taxes are due by the original due date of the return. Here are four tips for those who can’t pay their taxes in full by the April 18 due date: […]

15Apr 2017

Estimated tax is the method used to pay tax on income that is not subject to withholding (for example, earnings from self-employment, interest, dividends, rents, alimony, etc.). In addition, if you do not elect voluntary withholding, you should make estimated tax payments on other taxable income, such as unemployment compensation and the taxable part of […]

06Apr 2017

Taxes are due April 18th this year. Taxpayers can request an automatic six-month extension of time to file your tax return. But, taxpayers beware, there is a catch! An extension is just an extension on the time to file the return; it is not an extension on the time to pay! Taxpayers are required to […]

22Mar 2017

IRAs are designed to enable taxpayers to save for retirement and you still have time to contribute to an IRA for 2016 and, in many cases, qualify for a deduction or even a tax credit.  To count for a 2016 tax return, contributions must be made by April 18, 2017. Most taxpayers with qualifying income […]

08Mar 2017

All Partnerships and S Corporations are due Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Partnerships (and entities taxed as partnerships) filing Form 1065: Calendar year filers will be due March 15th (previously April 15th) or the 15th day of the third month following the end of the organization’s fiscal year. S Corporations (and entities taxed as S corporations) filing […]