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Check here often for the latest trends, tips and information from the IRS, Arizona Department of Revenue and other agencies and industry leaders. Past posts and articles have been categorized here for quick reference.
Issue Number: IR-2023-40: IRS issues renewed warning on Employee Retention Credit claims; false claims generate compliance risk for people and businesses claiming credit improperly
WASHINGTON -- The Internal Revenue Service today issued a renewed warning urging people to carefully review the Employee Retention Credit (ERC) guidelines before trying to claim the credit as promoters continue pushing ineligible people to file. The IRS and tax...
Issue Number: Tax Tip 2023-13: The benefits of having a tax refund direct deposited
The benefits of having a tax refund direct deposited Receiving a tax refund is happy news to any taxpayer; getting it quickly is even better. Direct deposit is the safest and most convenient way to receive a tax refund. The IRS encourages taxpayers to file when they...
Issue Number: Tax Tip 2023-03: Tax basics: Understanding the difference between standard and itemized deductions
One of the first decisions taxpayers must make when completing a tax return is whether to take the standard deduction or itemize their deductions. There are several factors that can influence a taxpayer’s choice, including changes to their tax situation, any changes...
Issue Number: Tax Tip 2023-02: Taxpayers should hang up if tax season scammers come calling
The tax filing season is a popular time for scammers to call and try to dupe unsuspecting taxpayers. These thieves often make threatening or alarming calls posing as the IRS to try to steal taxpayer money or personal information. However, it’s easy for people to...
City of Prescott Sales Tax Rate to Decrease Effective January 1, 2023
https://www.prescott-az.gov/city-of-prescott-sales-tax-rate-to-decrease-effective-january-1-2023/ Slater & Rutherford offers a broad range of professional accounting, tax, and audit services to individuals and businesses throughout Yavapai County and Northern...
IR-2022-220: IRS reminder: For many employers and self-employed people, deferred Social Security tax payment due Dec. 31
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded employers and self-employed individuals that chose to defer paying part of their 2020 Social Security tax liability that their second annual installment of the deferred amount is due on December 31, 2022. As...
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