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February 2019 Archives

Slower start to 2019 tax season

The IRS did a commendable job of starting the 2019 tax season on time. Generally, one of the peaks in the season occurs right away with those expecting refunds wasting no time to get their money back.

How did the shutdown hurt taxpayers?

Imagine needing to talk to an actual person at the IRS to stop the pending seizure of your savings. For roughly three weeks, no one answered the phones. The Service was, however, still working tax collection cases.

Online retailers will soon need to collect California sales taxes

On April 1, 2019, a new California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) rule will go into effect. It requires out-of-state online retailers who have annual California transactions of 200 or more or generate more than $100,000 in sales from Californians to collect and remit sales taxes.