Featured Articles for March 2023
Five Overlooked Tax Breaks for Individuals
Are you confused about which credits and deductions you can claim on your tax return this year? You’re not alone.
What To Do if You’re Missing Important Tax Documents
As the April 18 tax deadline quickly approaches, last-minute tax filers should make sure they have all their documents in order before filing a tax return.
Tax Implications When Employed in the Family Business
If you’re employed by a family member, here’s what you should know about your tax situation.
Refundable vs. Non-refundable Tax Credits
Tax credits can reduce your tax bill or give you a bigger refund, but not all tax credits are created equal.
Social Security Benefits: Are They Taxable?
Generally, you pay federal income taxes on Social Security income only if you have other substantial income in addition to your benefits.
State Payments Excluded From 2022 Federal Returns
New Online Option for Certain IRS Notices
Small Business: Rent Expenses May Be Tax-deductible
The Employee Business Expense Deduction
Tax Due Dates
Farmers and Fisherman – File your 2022 income tax return (Form 1040 or Form 1040-SR) and pay any tax due. However, you have until April 18 to file if you paid your 2022 estimated tax by January 17, 2023.
Health Coverage Reporting – If you are an Applicable Large Employer, provide Form 1095-C, Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage, to full-time employees. For all other providers of minimum essential coverage, provide Form 1095-B, Health Coverage, to responsible individuals.
Employees who work for tips – If you received $20 or more in tips during February, report them to your employer. You can use Form 4070.
Employers – Nonpayroll withholding. If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in February.
Employers – Social Security, Medicare, and withheld income tax. If the monthly deposit rule applies, deposit the tax for payments in February.
Partnerships – File a 2022 calendar year income tax return (Form 1065). Provide each partner with a copy of their Schedule K-1 (Form 1065-B) or substitute Schedule K-1. To request an automatic 6-month extension of time to file the return, file Form 7004. Then file the return and provide each partner with a copy of their final or amended (if required) Schedule K1 (Form 1065) by September 15.
S Corporations – File a 2022 calendar year income tax return (Form 1120S) and pay any tax due. Provide each shareholder with a copy of Schedule K-1 (Form 1120S), Shareholder’s Share of Income, Credits, Deductions, etc., or a substitute Schedule K-1. If you want an automatic 6-month extension of time to file the return, file Form 7004 and deposit what you estimate you owe in tax. Then file the return, pay any tax, interest, and penalties due and provide each shareholder with a copy of their Schedule K-1 by September 15.
S Corporation Election – File Form 2553, Election by a Small Business Corporation, to choose to be treated as an S corporation beginning with calendar year 2023. If Form 2553 is filed late, S corporation treatment will begin with calendar year 2024.
Electronic Filing of Forms – File Forms 1097, 1098, 1099 (except Form 1099-NEC), 3921, 3922, and W-2G with the IRS. This due date applies only if you file electronically. The due date for giving the recipient these forms generally remains January 31.
Electronic Filing of Form W-2G – File copies of all the Form W-2G (Certain Gambling Winnings) you issued for 2022. This due date applies only if you electronically file. The due date for giving the recipient these forms remains January 31.
Electronic Filing of Forms 8027 – File copies of all the Forms 8027 you issued for 2022. This due date applies only if you electronically file.
Electronic Filing of Forms 1094-C and 1095-C and Forms 1094-B and 1095-B – If you’re an Applicable Large Employer, file electronic forms 1094-C and 1095-C with the IRS. For all other providers of minimum essential coverage, file electronic Forms 1094-B and 1095-B with the IRS.