News and Articles About IRS

Facing an Audit? Here Are Steps to Take When the Tax Man Comes.
Taxes

Facing an Audit? Here Are Steps to Take When the Tax Man Comes.

Don't panic but respond appropriately and respectfully. Follow these practices to help stave off IRS scrutiny.
John Hewitt
What to Expect When You're Expecting...Tax Refunds and Obamacare
Obamacare

What to Expect When You're Expecting...Tax Refunds and Obamacare

If you're one of the millions getting tax credits to help pay health-insurance premiums under Obamacare, you might want to do some tax planning now or you might be in for an unwelcome surprise.
Trent Bryson
So You're Being Audited. Now What?
Audits

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.
J.D. Roth
The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business
Startup Mistakes

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody.
Robert Tuchman
5 Tax Planning Tips for Your Small Business
Tax Tips

5 Tax Planning Tips for Your Small Business

We're more than half way through 2014: Where does your business stand in terms of taxes?
The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround
Obamacare

The IRS Has Put a Stop to this Obamacare Workaround

Those planning to send staffers to individual health exchanges with pre-tax funds might face some unpleasant surprises come tax-time.
Arlene Weintraub
Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes
Tax Center

Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes

While many of us scramble to file on time and avoid penalties, an internal investigation has revealed that IRS workers who owed back taxes were actually given bonuses.
Geoff Weiss
5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make
Tax Center

5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

Get through tax time without a migraine or massive fines by avoiding these rookie tax blunders.
Polly Brewster
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency
Bitcoin

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes
Tax Center

Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Our experts give you five reasons to reconsider taking the DIY route.
Chris Newmarker
The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes
Tax Center

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

CPAs reveal the big IRS no-no's committed by 'treps
Amanda Steinberg
The S Corp Deadline Is Approaching: What to Know
Finance

The S Corp Deadline Is Approaching: What to Know

The March 17 deadline to take the S Corp election is nearly here. We explain who is eligible and how it might benefit you.
Nellie Akalp
Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit?
Finance

Will Your Business Fall Victim to the Dreaded Tax Audit?

Even if you have all of your ducks in a row, the IRS could hand select your return to be audited. Here are some reasons why.
The Ethics Coach on Cash Deals, Transparency and More

The Ethics Coach on Cash Deals, Transparency and More

Our ethics coach takes your questions about under-the-table payments, planned obsolescence and price transparency.
Gael O'Brien