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Congress Updates Retirement Funding Rules

Congress Changes Retirement Funding Rules

Congress Updates Retirement Funding Rules With the stroke of a pen, Congress can essentially do whatever they want, and they have again. But this time, in a pretty good way. Within the massive 643 page spending bill that was recently …

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IRS Releases a New W-4 Form for 2020

New W-4 Form 2020

W-4 Forms Have Changed – Here’s What’s Changed The IRS just released the new Form W-4 which will take effect beginning in 2020, and it has major implications for taxpayers. The new form is intended to make Federal withholding more …

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Important 2019 Tax Year Changes

Important 2019 Tax Year Changes

What’s Changed? As 2019 wraps up, it’s time to start thinking about the upcoming tax season. We looked at some key changes to the 2019 tax year that may affect you. Penalty on the Individual Mandate From 2014 to 2018, …

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CPA Nerds Staff Member Honored as Student of the Month

Brad Chapman | Student of the Month

Roger CPA Review’s Student of the Month is Our Own Brad Chapman We are proud to announce that our very own Brad Chapman has been chosen as Roger CPA Review’s Student of the Month! Brad joined the CPA Nerds team …

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IRS Waives Penalty Fee for 400,000 Taxpayers

New IRS Waiver for Underpayment Penalty

If you received a penalty fee by surprise for underpaying your 2018 taxes, you may be in luck. Last week, the IRS announced it would waive the tax underpayment penalty for taxpayers who already submitted their 2018 federal tax returns …

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Friday News / Monday Blues

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Friday News / Monday Blues The tax world is filled with good news and bad news. Start and end your week with the latest on all things taxes! Friday News – January 31, 2020 Kiddie Tax Now at Trust and …

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Why People Are Outraged at Lower Tax Returns

Why People Are Outraged by Lower Tax Returns

Why People Are Outraged at Lower Tax Returns, But Probably Shouldn’t Be The 2018 tax season left many people confused and frustrated by overall lower tax returns. On average, refunds were 9% lower this tax season. This means that many …

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Why More People Are Filing Their 2018 Taxes Last-Minute

Why More People Are Filing Their Taxes Last Minute

This year, more people are procrastinating on filing their taxes – Are you one of them? Tax Day is nearly here (it’s April 15, in case you need a reminder), but this year, more people are waiting until the very …

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5 Things That Affected the 2019 Tax Season

2019 Tax Season Changes

What’s Changed? The 2019 tax season if vastly different from the years prior. Below are five things that have affected the 2019 tax season the most. Government Shutdown The government shutdown for three weeks has slowed the IRS down. They are …

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Amazon Tax Bill Explained

Amazon Taxes

Why the $0 Tax Bill? Amazon has historically been severely unprofitable, but has turned around in recent years and became consistently profitable, reporting nearly $11 billion in earnings last year. But despite the company’s growth, Amazon’s tax bill has decreased. …

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