To increase tax revenue from noncompliant taxpayers, California, Colorado and Arizona offer a tax amnesty for individuals with outstanding tax liability in their particular state. California’s amnesty program started August 1st and lasts until October 31st, Arizona’s program started September 1st and runs until October 1st and Colorado’s runs from October 1st to November 15th. […]
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Want to know the status of your refund? If you e-filed you may receive refund information within 72 hours after the IRS has acknowledged the receipt of your tax return. By logging on to the government’s web site at www.irs.gov selecting “where is my refund?” from the main menu, or by calling 1-800-829-1954 the IRS […]
Even the simplest mistake can delay the processing of your return and refund. One of the most common mistakes according to the IRS is failing to sign your returns. So double check your return and make sure to sign it before sealing the envelope. Contact one of our advisors at (585) 705-3405 today to see […]
The Cautionary tale of Darryl Strawberry’s Battle with the IRS Darryl Strawberry’s tax and financial troubles tell a cautionary tale about how professional athletes can become prime targets for the IRS. Strawberry, whose career ran from 1983 to 1999, is still battling the IRS, according to a Notice of Levy reportedly sent to HarperCollins Publishing […]
Trading Spaces and Moving Expenses With training camp just around the corner for the NHL and NBA and all the athletes who change teams this off-season, it’s a good idea to review which moving expenses are tax deductible. This article discusses the requirements and limitations, deductible moving expenses, and necessary documentation. Business related expenses for […]
Please note: the IRS has increased scrutiny of employee business expenses–specifically business miles. So to verify the business miles you drove during a tax year, it’s important you know how the IRS defines business miles for a professional athlete and how to document your legitimate business miles. Here’s what the IRS considers to be legitimate, […]
With the large fines being imposed by the National football League this past month as well as the talk of possible suspensions in the future for head-to-head tackles, I decided to review the tax implications for both fines and suspension to learn which scenario has the best tax consequence for athletes. This article will address […]
We often hear agents use the term ‘tax free income’ when they discuss the opportunity to play in Europe or Asia, but what do they really mean and what are the tax implications? First of all: There’s no such thing as ‘tax free.’ However, the way your income is reported and distributed may make it […]
Regardless of where Kirk Cousins signs this off season, it provides an example, once again on how the 'jock tax' can affect the net (take ...
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