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CLIENT ALERT: January 15 Deadline For W-2s & 1099s

The deadlines have changed and are effective for tax year 2016 (filed in 2017). In 2017, both paper and electronic tax year 2016 Forms W-2, and W-3 and those 1099s that include nonemployee compensation in Box 7, must be filed by January 31, 2017. If you are responsible for providing this information to us for [&hel...

New IRS Warning On Fake ACA Emails

The IRS and the Security Summit is warning taxpayers to be on the lookout for a fake email circulating regarding the Affordable Care Act. The fake emails all have the same characteristics, so if you receive a suspicious email, check for these things: The inclusion of a fake CP2000 as an attachment An address located [&hel...

Key Tax Developments, Quarter 2

Once again, the past quarter has brought many financial changes that affect both individuals, families, and businesses. Here are some of the key developments over the past 3 months: Employers have until September 28, 2016 to file the necessary forms to claim to claim the retroactively revived work opportunity tax credit (WOTC)the ...

A Change in Rental Housing Laws for Columbia

The Rental Housing Regulations Ordinance went into effect on July 1, 2016. This ordinance, which , requires owners of residential rental property in the City of Columbia to obtain a permit for each individual rental unit within 90 days. By October 1, 2016 all rental properties must have a valid rental permit for each individual ...

New Corporate & Partnership Filing Deadlines: Mark Your Calendars

The IRS released new tax deadlines for Corporations and Partnerships beginning with 2016 tax returns that will be filed in 2017 as follows: Partnerships (calendar year) deadline Partnership tax returns will now be due on March 15th each year. You will have a six month extension period until September 15. You will need to have [&hel...

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