Arizona 1099-G Now Available Online

Taxpayers receiving Form 1099-G, which serves as a confirmation of the previous year’s state tax refund, can now go online to access and print the form. To be eligible for a Form 1099-G, taxpayers must have itemized on their federal return and received an Arizona income tax refund. You can download and print your Form […]

Most taxpayers can deduct up to $300 in charitable contributions without itemizing deductions

Following tax law changes, cash donations of up to $300 made this year by December 31, 2020 are now deductible without having to itemize when people file their taxes in 2021. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act includes several temporary tax law changes to help charities. This includes the special $300 deduction designed […]

The IRS has made significant progress in opening backlogged mail

Filed an Individual Tax Return (Form 1040), a Business Tax Return or an Amended Return The IRS has made significant progress in opening backlogged mail. While, as of November 24, 2020, they had 7.1 million unprocessed individual tax returns and 2.3 million unprocessed business returns, the IRS expects to issue all refunds for 2019 individual […]

Identity Protection PIN Program will soon be available to taxpayers nationwide

In January, the IRS Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program will be expanded to all taxpayers who can properly verify their identity. An identity pretention PIN is a six-digit number assigned to eligible taxpayers to help prevent their Social Security number from being used to file fraudulent federal income tax returns. This number helps the IRS […]