The Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance on a safe harbor permitting qualifying taxpayers who have Paycheck Protection Program loans who have not deducted expenses related to those loans paid or incurred in 2020 on 2020 tax returns to deduct the expenses on returns for the immediate subsequent tax year, instead of on an amended return or an administrative adjustment request for the 2020 tax year.
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Filing options for claiming the employee retention credit, an extension of penalty relief and key unresolved questions are discussed in this podcast episode with transcript. A preview of an episode with advice on delegation also is included.
In some cases, tax refunds are taking longer than the usual 21 days or less to be processed by the Internal Revenue Service, creating problems for people who depend on the money. Here is a closer look at the situation and factors contributing to the issue.
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The oldest millennials are turning 40, and as they move into management, many are wondering whether climbing the corporate ladder is truly worthwhile. The pandemic could change millennials' career trajectories as flexible work options become mainstream.
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Amazon is adding a system at a Whole Foods store that lets customers pay by scanning a palm print linked to a payment card. Amazon plans to roll out the system, called Amazon One, at other stores and to sell the technology to other companies.
Pandemic-era challenges in accounting and audit The COVID-19 pandemic brought new issues in applying existing guidance, and new or proposed standards could make significant changes in current practice. Learn about accounting and audit issues that have risen in importance during the pandemic and those that organizations and auditors should be aware of going forward. Free access >
The Biden administration is developing a proposal to raise the capital gains tax to 39.6% for individuals with annual income above $1 million, nearly double the current rate, sources say. The increase would put the effective top rate at 43.4% when including a surtax imposed under the Affordable Care Act.
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