Tax

NEW YORK CITY: FACTOR PRESENCE NEXUS ADOPTED; PTET ELECTION AVAILABLE FOR 2022 WITH IMMINENT IMPLICATIONS

Governor Kathy Hochul on August 31, 2022, signed into law a bill (S.B. 9454) that, among other things, accomplishes two important tax changes for New York City (NYC): (1) adopting an economic nexus threshold of $1 million and (2) retroactively allowing the NYC pass-through entity tax (PTET) election to be made for tax years beginning Read More…

INFLATION REDUCTION ACT BECOMES LAW

President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act into law at a White House ceremony on August 16, finalizing a legislation intended to address inflation by paying down the national debt, lower consumer energy costs, provide incentives for the production of clean energy, and reduce healthcare costs.  The bill moved through the legislative process in near-record Read More…

IRS ADMITS “SYSTEMIC” PROBLEM: ERRONEOUS UNPAID TAX NOTICES BEING SENT

On Wednesday, July 27th, the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged that some tax payments made for 2021 tax returns had not been correctly applied to joint taxpayer’s accounts, and these taxpayers were receiving erroneous balance due notices (CP-14 notices), or notices showing the incorrect amount. Generally, the misapplied payments were made by the spouse (second taxpayer Read More…

PENNSYLVANIA CHANGE TO IRC SECTION 179 DEDUCTION & IRC SEC 1031 LIKE-KIND EXCHANGES

Pennsylvania Personal Income Tax has made updates to their provisions regarding IRC Sec 179 expense deduction and IRC Sec 1031 Like-Kind Exchanges. These changes will be applicable for property placed in service and like-kind exchange transactions occurring after December 31, 2022. What is the change to the Sec 179 expense deduction? Currently Pennsylvania limits the Read More…

IRS MID-YEAR CHANGE TO STANDARD MILEAGE RATE

Effective July 1 through December 31, 2022, the standard mileage rate for the business use of employees’ vehicles will be 62.5 cents per mile – the highest rate the IRS has ever published—up 4 cents from the 58.5 cents per mile rate effective for the first six months of the year. The new rate for Read More…

EIDL BORROWERS RECEIVE ADDITIONAL DEFERMENT

On March 15, 2022, Isabella Casillas Guzman, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the SBA is providing an additional deferment for existing borrowers of Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL loans).  The additional deferment provides for a total of 30 months deferment of principal and interest payments, from the date of the Read More…

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