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Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/blog. As we wrap up this year with putting the finishing touches on the National Taxpayer Advocate’s Annual Report to Congress, we are taking a break this week and n...
It’s the holidays and is anyone really thinking about taxes? We hope you are, because there are certain things you will want to know now, and some you may need to act upon before the end of the calendar year.For individuals, the Taxpayer Advocate Service’s Tax Reform Changes website, in both English and Spanish, has information for you about what is changing and what is not for the ...Thu, Dec 13, 2018
NEW (12/13/2018): The 2018 Form 1040, schedules and instructions are now available. Our Tax Reform Changes website shows where the new tax law items can be found on the 2018 form, in addition to the 2017 form. Promote Our SiteIs your business or association involved in helping others understand federal income taxes and the ramifications of changes to those laws each y...Thu, Dec 13, 2018
English NUEVO (12/13/2018):El formulario 1040 de 2018, los anexos y las instrucciones ya están disponibles. Nuestro sitio web de Cambios en la Reforma de Impuestos muestra dónde se pueden encontrar los nuevos elementos de la reforma de impuestos legislación fiscal en el formulario de 2018, además del formulario de 2017. 0 de 2018, los an...Thu, Dec 13, 2018
En Español NEW (12/13/2018): The 2018 Form 1040, schedules and instructions are now available. Our Tax Reform Changes website shows where the new tax law items can be found on the 2018 form, in addition to the 2017 form. You may know that Congress approved major tax reform in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) on Dec. 22, 2017. The IRS is currently working on...
Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/blog. In last week’s blog, I discussed issues that arose during the 2018 filing season that contributed to the delay of taxpayers’ refunds when those taxpayers...Tue, Dec 11, 2018
It’s the holidays and is anyone really thinking about taxes? We hope you are, because there are certain things you will need to know now, and some you may need to act upon before the end of the calendar year. For individuals, The Taxpayer Advocate Service’s Tax Reform Changes website, in both English and Spanish, has information for you about what is changing and what is not for the...
Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/blog. As we approach the filing season, I thought it would be a good idea to discuss an issue that affects many taxpayer returns, namely the IRS processes for identifying ...Tue, Dec 04, 2018
When you get married, your tax situation changes. Your marital status as of Dec. 31 determines your tax filing options for the entire year. If you’re married at year-end, you have two filing status choices: filing jointly with your new spouse, Married Filing Jointly, or filing separate from your spouse, Married Filing Separately Most married couples file jointly because it is simpler an...
Subscribe to the NTA’s Blog and receive updates on the latest blog posts from National Taxpayer Advocate Nina E. Olson. Additional blogs from the National Taxpayer Advocate can be found at www.taxpayeradvocate.irs.gov/blog. The IRS is redesigning Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate. The changes to this form will affect nearly every employee and employer, potenti...
China is expected to report on Monday that economic growth cooled to its slowest in 28 years in 2018 amid weakening domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs, adding pressure on Beijing to roll out more support measures to avert a sharper slowdown. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
A French government delegation has informed Tokyo that it would seek an integration of Renault and Nissan , most likely under the umbrella of a single holding company, the Nikkei reported on Sunday. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
A European Union-wide tax on the world's top digital companies could be reached by the end of March, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said in an interview published on Sunday. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
The European Union must approve the tie-up between Germany's Siemens and French group Alstom , said French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, who added he would meet a main European regulator to express his support for the deal. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resort to tariffs if it deems Beijing has violated the agreement, according to sources briefed on negotiations to end the trade war between the two nations. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
General Motors Co has warned employees in Brazil that new investments there depend on a painful plan to return to profit in the country, according to a memo seen by Reuters on Saturday. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday there has been progress toward a trade deal with China, but denied that he was considering lifting tariffs on Chinese imports. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Qatar's emir will visit Beirut on Sunday for an Arab economic summit which has been marred by regional rifts and internal Lebanese disputes even before it began. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
French supermarket retailer Casino , in the process of divesting assets to cut debts, has agreed to sell six of its 'Geant' hypermarket stores to domestic rival Leclerc for 100.5 million euros ($114 million). ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Intel Corp operates mostly outside the Apple-sphere, and that is exactly why whatever it says next week about business in its vital Chinese market matters so much for investors. ...
The class of employees would include 4,200 female workers in the firm’s product development, information technology and support functions....Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Passive funds piled into stocks last month....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Money talks in business....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Netflix said it had a base of roughly 139 million paid members globally through the end of 2018....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Since bottoming out on Christmas Eve, the major U.S. stock indexes have climbed at least 10 percent....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Tempering support for prices, however, are signs of weakening demand and surging U.S. output....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
The company now expects full-year profit to be likely towards the lower end of its range....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
The two companies have reach a new multi-tear agreement....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Tesla plans to increase production of its crucial Model 3 sedan....Thu, Jan 17, 2019
The earnings report came days after Netflix announced its largest price hike ever....
President Donald Trump laid out a broad immigration deal In an address from the Roosevelt Room on Saturday that would fund his signature border wall in exchange for protections for more than one million immigrants. ...Sun, Jan 20, 2019
House Democrats are pushing forward with legislation to beef up security at the borders without funding for the wall demanded by President Donald Trump, a move bound to intensify the standoff over a partial government shutdown heading into its fifth week. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
The following is a transcript of President Donald Trump's address to the nation regarding his proposal to end the partial government shutdown. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) says she does not support President Trump's offer to extend temporary protections for DACA recipients and individuals with Temporary Protection status because he previously rescinded some of those protections. ...Fri, Jan 18, 2019
Former President George W. Bush called for federal lawmakers to "put politics aside" and end the government shutdown in an Instagram post Friday that showed him giving pizza to his Secret Service detail. ...Sat, Jan 19, 2019
Nearly two years into Donald Trump's presidency, the border wall that was a signature promise of his campaign hasn't been built. ...
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A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial. ...Sun, Jan 20, 2019
Nathan Phillips, a Native American elder with the Omaha tribe, shares how he felt after he was mocked by a crowd of teenagers wearing "Make America Great Again" hats during the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington. ...Sun, Jan 20, 2019
This Sunday marks two years since the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Much has changed in American politics since that fateful day in January 2017, especially for the modern Republican Party. Yet to start 2019, President Trump and the Republican Party appear to be entering the political equivalent of the terrible twos. ...
President Trump said Saturday he supported temporary protections from deportation for some undocumented immigrants in the U.S. in exchange for $5.7 billion to build the southern border wall....Sat, Jan 19, 2019
The special counsel’s office issued a rare statement disputing a BuzzFeed report that said President Trump directed his former lawyer, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about the president’s involvement in a real-estate deal with Russia during the 2016 campaign....Sat, Jan 19, 2019
The legal reasoning behind the Justice Department’s unusual reversal of an opinion that paved the way for online gambling hewed closely to lobbyists’ arguments for casino magnate and top Republican donor Sheldon Adelson....Sat, Jan 19, 2019
New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand made her first visit to Iowa on Friday since announcing her campaign, joining a growing field of Democrats vying for 2020 nomination....Sat, Jan 19, 2019
A third annual wave of women’s marches was kicking off in hundreds of cities Saturday, with organizers saying this year’s goal is to build momentum for the 2020 elections. Marches were planned in cities across the U.S., including New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., Houston, Los Angeles and Denver....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet for a second time in February, the White House announced Friday following a series of meetings between U.S. and North Korean officials in Washington....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
The Democratic National Committee said it was targeted by an unsuccessful cyberattack eight days after the 2018 midterm elections—and believes one of the Russian hacking groups that broke into its network during the 2016 presidential campaign was behind the attempted intrusion....Fri, Jan 18, 2019
The Trump administration set final rules for a new deduction that will provide significant savings for many business owners, providing more clarity for real-estate owners and service-industry businesses. ...Fri, Jan 18, 2019
The furloughing of federal workers is straining the White House’s ability to do the paperwork necessary to nominate three people for positions at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Securities and Exchange Commission....Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Extell’s Gary Barnett remade Manhattan’s skyline and spurred a supertall-tower boom with One57. In a faltering real-estate market, he’s hoping to sell the ultra-rich on Central Park Tower....
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