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Last week the IRS updated the frequently asked questions (FAQs) on the paid sick and family leave tax credits under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.The new updates now include information regarding COVID-19 immunizations.
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The Advance Child Tax Credit Payment is a useful tool to allow early access to this credit that you normally would only receive when you file your return. Receiving these payments can be helpful to free up some cash to make things a bit easier now, after dealing with all of the financial hardships associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. For some, opting out of the payments makes more sense. If you rely on the Child Tax Credit to meet your tax obligation then you would want to opt out of the Advanced Child Tax Credit Payment as this will reduce the amount of credit available to claim on your 2021 tax return.
Both business owners and individuals who file taxes in the state of New Hampshire have some changes that may affect them for upcoming tax years, particularly 2022. As a result of some recent budget changes and legislation, all Granite State taxpayers can expect some aspect of these recent changes to affect them.
Last week legislation was finalized in the State of New Hampshire allowing for Payroll Protection Program (PPP) Loan forgiveness to conform to the federal treatment. This will allow any forgiven funds to be nontaxable.
The SBA has officially set the opening days for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund which is a $28.6 billion program that will provide grants to restaurants impacted by the pandemic.
For 2021 and 2022 calendar year periods the 50% meals deduction has been increased to 100% when relating to food or beverages purchased through a “restaurant”. Previously the definition of a restaurant was unclear so the IRS has issued guidance.
Yesterday, the IRS issued News Release 2021-71 in which they confirm that most taxpayers who filed their tax returns before the excludable unemployment compensation tax change should not amend returns that were filed before the change.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was signed into law on March 11, 2021 and included changes to the law that impact 2020 taxes. As some tax returns have already been filed, there are many questions about how resolve or when to file affected tax returns.
Yesterday, the American Rescue Plan Act (HR 1319) passed in the US House of Representatives. The bill now goes to the president for signature. There are many tax components included in the act, some of which are coming as a surprise as the were added late to final versions of the bill.
If your business received Main Street Funds in 2020 and performed better than anticipated, there is a looming question of whether your business will need to repay any of those funds. Taylor Caswell, Executive Director of the Governor's Office for Emergency Relief Recover, recently spoke with WMUR and provided some important clarification.
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