personalizedtax.com RSS Feed http://personalizedtax.com/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Q & A: The $10,200 Unemployment Tax Break http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#4 A new tax break - in effect only for the 2020 tax year - allows you to exclude the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation from your taxable income. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#4 PPP Loan Deadline Extended Through May 31 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#5 The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021 was signed into law on March 31, extending the deadline to apply for a loan by an additional 60 days. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#5 Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#2 Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 contains several tax provisions affecting individuals and families. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#2 Federal Tax Deadline Extended To May 17 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#1 The federal income tax filing due date for individual taxpayers, including those who pay self-employment tax, has been extended to Monday, May 17, 2021. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#1 Economic Impact Payments: Round Three http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#3 Starting March 12, the IRS began sending out the third round of economic impact payments via direct deposit, paper checks, and EIP Cards. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#3 Tax Breaks for Families With Children http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#3 If you have children, one or more of these tax credits and deductions could help your family reduce the amount of tax owed. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#3 Small Business Tax Roundup http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#4 In 2020, the IRS issued a number of guidance documents as well as final rules and regulations that clarified several tax provisions affecting businesses. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#4 Renting Out a Second Home http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#2 Tax rules on rental income from second homes can be confusing, especially if you rent the home out for several months of the year and also use the home yourself. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#2 Capital Gains Tax on Sale of Stocks http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#5 If you made money last year buying and selling stocks, you may owe capital gains tax. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#5 Avoiding an IRS Tax Audit http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#1 With taxes becoming more complicated every year, there is an even greater possibility of tax confusion turning into a tax mistake and an IRS audit. Avoiding "red flags" like these could help. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 http://www.personalizedtax.com/newsletter.php#1 CA Supreme Court Ruling Has Colossal Impact on Employers http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=24 The rules have changed, ladies and gentlemen. Up to this point you might have felt that you were on solid ground with respect to classifying certain workers as independent contractors. That foothold has just become exponentially more tenuous. Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=24 Unfiled Tax Returns? Never fear... http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=23 Fri, 04 May 2018 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=23 Meet Jack http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=22 Check out our new animated video Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=22 IRS Warns Taxpayers of Summer Surge in Automated Phone Scam Calls; Requests for Fake Tax Payments Using iTunes Gift Cards http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=20 Content furnished by the IRS Thu, 04 Aug 2016 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=20 It Doesn't Matter What We Know, But How Clearly Others Understand What We Know http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=19 Tue, 02 Feb 2016 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=19 Another of Wife's Lessons http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=18 Tami. Don't read my blog! Tue, 22 Dec 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=18 A Lion King Moment At The Magic Kingdom http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=17 Mufasa Must Eventually Pass The Crown To Simba Wed, 09 Dec 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=17 Lessons Learned From The Week Before Black Friday http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=16 Some find beauty in everything they see. I find business advice. Fri, 20 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=16 Sammy Hagar Would Be Proud http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=15 I Can't Drive 55 (or 65 or 75...) Fri, 13 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=15 Happy Veterans Day To My Hero http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=14 Wed, 11 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=14 What To Do About An Empty Building...From An Accountant's Perspective http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=13 Target Closing in Victorville Thu, 05 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=13 Is Your Employer Withholding The Right Amount For Taxes? http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=12 A quick look at your withholding now could save you from a big tax bill in April. Mon, 02 Nov 2015 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=12 Tax Trivia: Are Tips Subject To California Sales Tax? http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=11 Thu, 29 Oct 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=11 Nationwide IRS Scam Continues To Grow http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=10 Thu, 03 Sep 2015 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=10 IRS Warns of Tax Time Scams http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=9 Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=9 Tax News & Tips http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=8 Health Insurance- Be Covered, Or Else! Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=8 Six Tips on Gambling Income and Losses http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=7 Mon, 22 Jul 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=7 Tax Freedom Day http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=6 Fri, 31 May 2013 09:00:00 -0500 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=6 Independent Contractor or Employee http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=3 There is often confusion in the business community as to whether a person is an employee or an independent contractor. Here is a brief list of things that the State of California considers when determining whether or not someone is an independent contractor. Fri, 30 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=3 Thought For The Day http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=2 Tue, 20 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=2 The Right Way To Handle Final Wage Payments http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=1 Thu, 15 Nov 2012 09:00:00 -0600 http://personalizedtax.com/blog.php?id=1