Now that there is a year of the Health Insurance Marketplace in the books, it is time to assess how having insurance through the marketplace needs to have a mid-season checkup. If you have insurance through the Marketplace, you may … read more
Is there a possibility the current estate tax will be repealed? This is a debate we have heard over and over again over the past several years, and as we head into the race for the White House, we are … read more
If you lose your job, you may qualify for unemployment benefits. The payments may serve as much needed relief. But did you know unemployment benefits are taxable? Here are four key facts about unemployment compensation: Unemployment is taxable. You must … read more
Now that your tax returns are completed, there is a new way for the bad guys to get after you. There is a new email-based ransomware attack, which involves receiving an email that looks like the item below. The bad … read more
All income is taxable unless the law excludes it. Here are some basic rules you should know to help you file an accurate tax return: Taxed income. Taxable income includes money you earn, like wages and tips. It also includes … read more
Employers/payers have until a certain date to issue Form W-2 (PDF), Wage and Tax Statement, and Form 1099-R (PDF), Distributions from Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans, IRAs, Insurance Contracts, etc., for the current processing year. If you do not receive them … read more
The best way to get your tax refund is by direct deposit. Here are five good reasons to join the 84 million taxpayers who chose direct deposit last year. IRS Direct Deposit: Is Fast. The fastest way to get your … read more
Tax day, or as some of us like to put it “D-day” (D is for deadline of course), has come and gone for this year. As I reflect on tax season 2015 and contemplate the last few months, I can’t … read more
Today is Wednesday, April 15th and it is the end of another tax season! So, our tax team is going to be gathering the last of the Forms 8879 from our clients to complete their electronic filing, and sending out … read more
Okay, so you have a second home. That’s great! Now what? Well, this is a common tax issue since so many people are buying second homes. However, you may not be sure if your second home is considered for tax … read more
There is nothing more complex than the world of taxes. We know this and yet we chose careers where we face these issues everyday. We get questions day in and day out about new tax laws, forms and news items and how they affect everyday people and businesses. Well, here at Henry & Horne, LLP we have set out to do what we do best; help everyday people understand what is going on in the world of state, local, federal, estate and international taxation. We will provide these weekly posts and we encourage you to give us feedback on those posts as well as letting us know what else you would like to know more about. Welcome to "Tax Insights." We hope you find this blog informative and worthy of your time.
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