The New $7,500 Tax Credit That Isn’t

What you need to know Tip Category: What's New A highly-touted tax credit in the recently-passed Inflation Reduction Act is meant to incentivize Americans to purchase clean and electric vehicles. The bottom line, however, is that practically speaking YOU CAN’T GET IT. Why few credits will be seen As the new legislation is currently written, nearly all the …

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IRS Announces NEW 2022 Mileage Rates – New rates begin in July

The IRS responds to high gas prices by raising the standard mileage rate in the second half of 2022. Here is what you need to know. In a recent announcement, the IRS raised the standard mileage rates for travel beginning in July, 2022. Use the previously announced mileage rates for qualified travel in the first …

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Tax Day is Here! – Last-minute details, tips and freebies

Tax day is here! If you owe taxes, remember to make the payment by the end of the day Monday, April 18. With the individual tax-filing deadline on Monday, April 18, now is the time to complete all filing arrangements and payments. If you have not already done so, ask yourself these questions before it’s …

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Yikes! It’s that Bad? – The 1040 tax instruction publication lays it all out

Ouch! Government overspending is reported each year in our 1040 IRS instruction booklet. Here's what it looks like for the most recent fiscal year for which info is available. It doesn't look good! Any way you look at it, the federal government's spending habits are a big mess. As required by law, in every Form …

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Why is the IRS Sending Me This?!? – IRS turns off some notices

IRS turns off many automatic notices. Here is what you should know. In a recent announcement, the IRS is telling taxpayers it's turning off some of its automated notices. Here is what you need to know. Background With the pandemic, incredibly late tax law changes from Congress, the congressional imposition on the IRS to send …

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