Category: Business Owners

Business Owners

What the Self-Employed Should Know About Taxes on Unemployment Benefits by Kevin McNally, JD

Posted on September 22, 2020 by Kevin McNally

Among the millions of American workers filing for unemployment compensation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic are self-employed individuals, independent contractors and part-time workers who otherwise would not qualify for these benefits. While the extension of unemployment assistance to these workers is good news, it is critical for out-of-work individuals to recognize that the […]

2019 Tax Refunds to be Delayed by Joanie B. Stein, CPA

Posted on July 30, 2020 by Joanie Stein

The COVID-19 pandemic that precipitated a three-month delay of the 2019 federal income tax filing deadline is also requiring taxpayers to wait longer than usual to receive any refunds to which they may be entitled. It is not unusual for taxpayers to view refunds as welcome surprises they can use to free-up cash flow, pay […]

Avoid Elevated Risks of Fraud and Other Financial Scams Related to COVID-19 by Rick D. Bazzani, CPA

Posted on June 26, 2020 by Rick Bazzani

The COVID-19 pandemic has not slowed the pace of financial crimes targeting taxpayers. In fact, the IRS Criminal Investigation division (CI) has noted an increase in coronavirus-related scams seeking to steal taxpayers’ money and personal information. Reducing your risks of falling victim to these schemes requires you to take precautionary measures to secure your data […]