TaxAudit Blog

Keeping you up-to-date on tax issues that may affect your life.


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As part of the tax reform laws, the home office deduction was eliminated for all tax years from 2018 through to 2025 for taxpayers who are employees. Read More ›

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The fact is that running your own business increases your chances of being audited by the IRS or your state tax agency. Read More ›

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A Notice of Deficiency (aka Statutory Notice of Deficiency, Stat Notice, 90-day letter) is the last letter the IRS sends before making its assessment of tax due Read More ›

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Life insurance premiums are generally not deductible on your tax return. However, there are few exceptions, such as life insurance premiums paid by a business. Read More ›

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Some people can, and some people can’t. It depends on the date your divorce was finalized whether you fall under the new TCJA tax law. Read More ›

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The IRS’s  “Where’s My Refund” app should be your first your first destination to find out the status of your refund. Read More ›

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A bonus is considered a supplemental wage payment and is therefore subject to slightly different withholding guidelines under federal rules.   Read More ›

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The first thing to do is to check every name and Social Security number listed on the return with what is listed on their Social Security cards. Read More ›

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While increasing allowances leaves you with more available funds throughout the year, it will have a rippling effect and your tax refund will decrease. Read More ›

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Returns are being processed, and refunds are being issued. Things seem back to normal. Read More ›

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