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IRS Finalizes Rule for Truncating SSN on W2

Final regulations from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) give employers decision-making rights on whether to truncate their employees’ Social Security Numbers (SSN) on Form W2, Wage and Tax Statement. The rule, which began its journey in 2017 as a set of proposed regulations, is another step in the right direction toward protecting employees from identity […]

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The Taxpayer First Act

The Taxpayer First Act (the Act) of 2019 was signed into law on July 1, 2019. The bill, having gone through a few changes on its way to the president’s desk, passed with bipartisan support – a rare thing in Washington these days. The law aims to reform the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by making […]

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How Will the 2020 Form W-4 Impact Income Tax Withholding?

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released another preview of Form W-4 to the public. The new design aims to simplify the withholding system, replacing complicated worksheets with questions designed for the layman. The hope is that the form will help employees report more accurate amounts, allowing the IRS a better assessment of taxes paid. […]

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Year-End Tax Planning: The Most Popular Tax Credits for 2019

Whether you are an individual taxpayer or a small business owner, understanding your eligibility for tax credits is an essential facet of income tax planning. Unlike deductions, which only reduce taxes owed by the product of the amount of your deductions multiplied by your marginal tax rate, tax credits provide dollar-for-dollar tax reduction. The following […]

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IRS Issues Further Opportunity Zone Regulations Guidance

The Qualified Opportunity Zone Program will only work if investors can confidently follow the breadcrumbs to their prize. Regulatory confusion has kept many investors paralyzed in uncertainty. In the update below, we provide an overview of the highly sought-after guidance, which was released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the US Treasury Department on […]

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