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Tax Tips & Topics
Enrolled Agent
Monday, Feb 19, 2018

Countdown to April 17:

Filing deadline this year is Tuesday, Apr. 17

Make your tax appointment online

Now you can set your tax appointment online. Check available times anytime, day or night. Just go to our Appointments page.

Need to change an appointment you've already scheduled? You can do that online, too.

Does your business need to send 1099's?

If your business paid anybody -- workers, suppliers, landlords -- more than $600 last year, you are required to give them a 1099 form by the end of January and send the forms to the IRS soon afterwards.

We'll gladly prepare the forms for you quite reasonably. There are some substantial penalties for not doing 1099's when they are required. Just contact us for details.

Gotta get it together?

Need a tax organizer to help pull everything together for tax time? Visit our download page for helpful worksheets.

You may also want to look at the Investopedia.com article 10 Steps To Tax Preparation

Call or email now for your tax appointment. Weekday, evening and weekend appointments are available for your convenience.

Haven't received your statements yet?

W-2 (wage) statements and 1099 forms (interest, dividends, other income) are required to be mailed by the end of January. If you are missing any of these forms that you are expecting, contact the payer. If you have moved recently, the payer may not have your new address.

K-1 schedules (from partnerships, S-corporations, trusts and estates) may arrive later. Issuers have until the due date of the entity's tax return to issue K-1's, so you may not see some K-1's until March or even April.

If you receive a corrected W-2 or 1099, check it against the original to see what changed, then destroy the earlier version. It no longer is valid and keeping it will only confuse you later (unless, of course, you want to challenge the correction with the payer).

How much can I deduct?

Many charities provide donation receipts without giving a value. If you need to determine how much to claim for your donations, check these sites:

Tax Cuts & Jobs Act Highlights

If you have a corporation...

... remember that corporate tax returns are due Mar. 15, not Apr. 15. We'll gladly prepare your S-corporation or C-corporation return.

Corporate returns may be extended to Sept. 15. Let us know if you need more time to file your corporate return.

© 2006 Davis Tax Services. This material is provided as general information only and is designed to supplement our professional advice which is provided individually.