Individual Tax Articles
Posted by Kevin Smeader on April 13, 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act liberalizes the child and dependent care credit for 2021. But the changes won't help high-income households.
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on April 08, 2021
Review some of the specifics of Biden’s proposed tax changes and how they would affect individuals and households.
Posted by Cory Van Deusen V on April 07, 2021
In the early morning hours of Tuesday, April 7, 20201, New York state leaders agreed on a $212 billion budget that includes increased tax rates for both large businesses and the wealthy in New York State.
Posted by D’Marie Murray on March 30, 2021
There's good news for certain parents: For 2021 only, under provisions included in the new American Rescue Plan Act, you may be eligible for a significantly larger tax credit for qualifying children. Though the rules have been significantly liberalized, they're complicated.
Posted by Amanda Mooney on March 30, 2021
Are you ready to file your 2020 federal income tax return? Last year, financial relief laws were enacted to counter the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. These laws may affect your 2020 return.
Posted by Cheryl A. Jankowski on March 29, 2021
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, provides additional major relief to individuals and businesses that continue to be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted by Angela Miles on March 29, 2021
Electric plug-in vehicles are growing in popularity, especially in urban areas and for younger drivers. As a bonus, certain vehicles may qualify for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500 in the tax year they're purchased.
Posted by Connie Ricotta on February 18, 2021
The good news is that 2020 is behind us. The bad news is that you must soon pay Uncle Sam for taxes owed for 2020. Here are a few ideas to help lower your tax bill for last year, including making tax-deductible contributions to your IRA or HSA, COVID-19-related tax breaks for certain small business owners … and more.
Posted by on February 10, 2021
Tax filing season is fast approaching. The deadline to file (or extend) your return is April 15. Before you file your federal income tax return, however, it's important to review the tax breaks that are available under current tax law.
Posted by Brian Kern on February 05, 2021
Now that President Biden has taken office and Democrats have a slim majority in the House and Senate, many are eagerly awaiting details on any new significant tax legislation the administration will aim to pass.