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Daily Update . . . . . . . . September 20, 2017

News and Tip of the Day
Note. The IRS has significantly changed its website. Many of our links no longer work. We will update them as quickly as possible.

2017 Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2016 Returns

To Do List-----Federal Tax Calendar--September, 2017
To Do List-----All States Tax Calendar--September, 2017

IRS Help for Hurricane Irma Victims

IRS Help for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Special Reports--

IRS Announces Leave-Based Donation Program for Hurricane Harvey--09/07/17
Penalty Relief for Late-Filed Partnership Returns--09/05/17
Retirement Plans Can Make Loans, Hardship Distributions to Victims of Hurricane Harvey--08/31/17
Financing Tips--Borrow? Pay Cash? Lease or Buy?--08/31/17
IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Harvey--08/28/17
IRS-Taxpayer Contact--08/21/17
Be Alert to Account Takeover Tactics--07/20/17
Anticipatng Potential Tax Law Changes--07/07/17
Security Summit Warns of New Phishing Email Targeting Tax Pros--06/26/17
Tax Relief for Victims of Storms, Tornadoes, Winds and Flooding in Arkansas--06/21/17
IRS Warns of New Phone Scam Involving Bogus Certified Letters--06/16/17
IRS Adds New Features to Taxpayers Online Account--06/14/17
Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding in Missouri--06/09/17
Saving and Spending Tips--05/31/17
Self-Employment Tax on LLC Income--05/22/17

Other Recent Additions/Updates--

Applicable Federal Rates (AFR)--October, 2017--09/19/17 - - - Blended Rate-2017 - - -  IRS Interest Rate-Short List
Summary of 2017 Revenue Rulings, Procedures, Regulations, etc.--Bulletin 38 for 2017--Short List--(Links to Prior Years)--09/16/17
Synopses of Tax Court Cases--Week Ended September 16, 2017--(Links to Prior Years)--09/16/17
Interest Rates on Over- Underpayments--Fourth Quarter 2017 - - -  IRS Interest Rate-Short List--09/08/17
Additional IRS Links--Additions--07/27/17
Additional IRS Links--Additions--06/16/17
Abbreviations--Some common abbreviations used in business and finance, and taxes--Additions--06/13/17
IRS Publications--Additions--06/01/17
Standard Meal and Snack Rates for Day Care Providers-2016--05/17/17
Additional IRS Links--Additions--05/15/17
Inflation Adjusted Amounts--Health Saving Accounts 2018--05/05/17
Standard Industry Fare Level (SIFL) for January 1 through June 30, 2017--04/22/17
IRS Forms--Updates and Additions--04/06/17
Auto and Vehicle Tables--Maximum Depreciation-2017--03/24/17

Reference Section--

Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2016 Returns
Inflation Adjusted Tax Rates--Plus Personal Exemptions, Standard Deduction, Phaseout Amounts, etc.--
Checklists and Worksheets
State Sites--Links to tax, secretary of state, and CPA state society, business licenses and annual report requirements for all states.
Frequently Asked Questions
Special Reports--Articles of continuing interest.
Glossary--A collection of tax and business terms.     A-M    N-Z
Abbreviations--Some common abbreviations used in business and finance.
Business, Tax, Accounting Formulas--Formulas, ratios, math, etc.
Special Forms--Corporate, special tax, elections, business, etc. forms.
IRS Interest Rates, AFRs--AFR (applicable federal rate), interest rate on over- and underpayments.
Corporate and Individual Tax Rates--Rates, standard deduction, personal exemption, phaseout rules, etc. for 2014 and prior years.
Vehicle Tables--Standard mileage rates, luxury car depreciation limits, amounts for valuing employee use, inclusion amounts for leased vehicles.
Depreciation Tables--The most common depreciation tables and examples of how to use them.
IRS Publications--A searchable list of the most popular IRS publications.
IRS Forms--A searchable list of the most popular IRS forms.
Small Business Links--Essential links for business owners.
Valuation Guide for Charitable Contributions--The thrift shop value of selected items.
Private Delivery Services--Services that qualify for the 'timely mailed is timely filed' IRS rule.
High-Low Per Diem Amounts; SIFL Rates
Percentage Withholding Tables    2017

IRS Quick Links--

IRS Forms and Publications
IRS Tax Professionals Page    IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Page
Tax Relief in Disaster Situations--Recent disasters, additional info from IRS     FEMA Disaster Declarations
Exempt Organizations--Check status of charitable organization.
Where to File--Caution. There are different addresses for individual taxpayers, with and without payments, professionals, business, etc.
IRS Filing for Individuals--A number of pages for individual tax help including Free File.
Where's My Refund?--Enter your Social Security number, filing status, and refund amount to find the status of your IRS refund. Same for State Refunds.
Additional IRS Links--Other helpful pages at IRS.gov.

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