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child credit tax

Important Changes to the Child Tax Credit

Recently, there were changes made to the child tax credit that will benefit many taxpayers. As part of the American ...
/ / Articles, Tax, Tax Reform
Biden Tax

The Biden Administration Proposes Far-Reaching Tax Overhaul

President Biden recently announced his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan (AFP), the third step in his Build Back Better policy ...
Employee Retention

Employee Retention Credit (ERC): Quick Reference Guide

Congress has issued new legislation to help struggling employers and individuals. One key component, in the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) ...
Employee Retention Credit

New Legislation Expands CARES Act Employee Retention Credit

The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2021 signed into law on December 27, 2020, provides new relief to businesses and ...
Federal VS Minnesota Wisconsin Tax Differences

The Inconvenient Tax Truth: Important Federal vs Minnesota and Wisconsin 2020 Tax Differences

The federal Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (the Act) (Public Law 116-260) enacted on December 27, 2020, brought some very welcome ...
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Tax Insights Podcasts

Wisconsin and Minnesota State Taxes and PPP Loan Forgiveness

If you live in Wisconsin, one of the surprises from the last week or so is how the state is ...
tax extenders

Individual Tax Return Extenders

The tax bill signed in late December included a number of items that will affect individual tax returns. This episode ...
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paycheck protection program

PPP Loan Expenses are Now Tax-Deductible

One of the most widely publicized provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), enacted March ...
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Consolidated Appropriations Act

Tax Provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021

The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Act), includes many tax provisions that have been made permanent. For tax law purposes, “permanent” ...
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Tax Insights Podcasts

COVID-19: 2019 Tax Filing Deadline: October 15, 2020

I just want to give that final reminder to people who haven’t yet filed their 2019 individual tax returns, that ...
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