Certain businesses receiving cash payments exceeding $10,000 must electronically file IRS Form 8300 beginning on Jan. 1, 2024, rather than filing a paper return. According to the IRS, although many cash transactions are legitimate, Form 8300 aims to combat tax evasion, drug trade, terrorism financing and other criminal activities. The new reporting requirement applies to […]
Posted on November 16, 2023
In this episode, Provenance Wealth Advisors CEO Eric Zeitlin explains the basics of estate planning and how it can help avoid probate and protect your family.
Posted on November 15, 2023
The IRS is delaying various U.S. tax reporting and filing deadlines for businesses and individuals directly impacted by the Oct. 7, 2023, terrorist attacks on Israel. Qualifying taxpayers described below now have until Oct. 7, 2024, to file various federal returns, make tax payments and perform other time-sensitive tax-related actions. Individuals whose principal residence or […]
Posted on November 09, 2023
Certain non-spouse beneficiaries of inherited IRAs will need to begin taking annual RMDs from those accounts beginning in 2024 to satisfy the SECURE Act’s 10-year rule, which requires the liquidation of those accounts within 10 years of the original owner’s death. While the law eliminating stretch IRAs was passed in 2019, the IRS has since […]
In 2022, lawmakers amended Florida Statute Section 736.0505(3), giving new life to Spousal Limited Access Trusts (SLATs) and the unique estate planning benefits they provide to families within the state. SLATs enable one spouse to create and fund irrevocable trusts during their lifetime for the benefit of a surviving spouse and future generations. The grantor […]
Posted on October 19, 2023
In this episode Joseph Leocata shares details about the current state of the IRS, trends in tax controversy and what to do if you receive an IRS notice.
Just as business owners must consider the tax implications of their companies’ legal structures before beginning operations, special care should be taken to address these issues on a consistent basis throughout the organization’s lifecycle, especially before filing for bankruptcy. According to the IRS, the majority of US corporations are structured as pass-through entities, including sole […]
Posted on September 28, 2023
The introduction and subsequent expansion of the employee retention credit (ERC) offered a valuable lifeline to businesses struggling to preserve jobs and pay workers through the pandemic despite interruptions to normal operations or significant declines in gross revenue. However, over time, the IRS has identified a significant number of schemes perpetrated by criminals to con […]
Posted on September 25, 2023
In July 2023, IRS issued guidance granting taxpayers temporary relief from compliance with recently enacted laws concerning required minimum distributions (RMDs) from tax-deferred retirement accounts, including individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and 401(k)s. Beginning Age for RMDs In 2019, the president signed into law the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act (SECURE Act) that, […]
Posted on September 21, 2023
On this episode Director of Tax Services Jonathan Kraes shares issues and opportunities for individuals who purchase private airplanes.