What happens if a taxpayer missed the tax filing deadline for 2017? First, it is important to note that the deadline changed this year. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) experienced a glitch on its website on Tax Day. As a result, the agency moved deadline for 2017 filings from April 17 to April 18, 2018.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has agreed to take on the issue of sales tax for online transactions. SCOTUS will decide whether or not a business is required to collect a state’s sales tax when the business has no physical connection to the state.
The new tax law has left taxpayers with many questions. One issue: how will the new tax law impact the business interest expense deduction?
It is the busy season for those who offer tax preparation services. Tax season is starting to finish up and clients are often pushing for the biggest return possible. Providing the service your clients want while meeting the demands and regulations expected by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) can be difficult. A failure to satisfy the client can mean lost business while a failure to satisfy the IRS can mean jail time if the accused does not have a strong defense to the allegations.
Entrepreneurs know that paperwork can become unmanageable while running a business. Business owners are constantly making decisions on which material to keep and which to shred. But what if you inadvertently shred important tax documents or fail to file taxes at all? The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) recently addressed this question.