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Daily Update . . . . . . . . March 14, 2016

News and Tip of the Day

2016 Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2015 Returns
S Corporation Tax Return Checklist for 2015 Returns
Partnership Tax Prep Checklist for 2015 Returns

To Do List-----Federal Tax Calendar--March, 2016
To Do List-----All States Tax Calendar--March, 2016

1120 and 1120S Deadline--Tuesday, March 15th

Special Reports--

IRS Alerts Payroll and HR Professionals to Phishing Scheme Involving W-2s--03/01/16
IRS Warns on Falsifying Income to Claim Tax Credits--02/23/16
Consumers and Tax Industry Warned of New Surge in IRS E-mail Schemes--02/19/16
Hobby Losses--Updates and additions--02/03/16
Basic Steps to Protect Yourself From Identity Theft--01/08/16
IRS Reminds Taxpayers to Plan Ahead If You Need a Tax Transcript--12/23/15
Congress Renews Tax Extenders--Law Summary--12/19/15
Higher Interest Rates Coming--How They'll Affect You--12/14/15
IRS Early Interaction Initiative for Employment Taxes--12/11/15
Steps for Making Identity Protection Part of Your Routine--12/08/15
TIGTA Review of IRS's Selection Process of High-Income Taxpayers for Audit--Audit Statistics--11/27/15
Other Recent Additions/Updates--

Synopses of Tax Court Cases--Week Ended March 12, 2016--(Links to Prior Years)--03/12/16
Summary of 2016 Revenue Rulings, Procedures, Regulations, etc.--Bulletin 11 for 2016--Short List--(Links to Prior Years)--03/12/16
Additional IRS Links--Additions and updates--03/09/16
Abbreviations--Some common abbreviations used in business and finance, and taxes--Additions--03/07/16
Applicable Federal Rates (AFR)--March, 2016--02/17/16 - - - Blended Rate-2015 - - -  IRS Interest Rate-Short List
Tax Facts for Individuals--Standard Meal and Snack Rates for Day Care Providers 2015--02/16/16
Partnership Tax Prep Checklist for 2015 Returns--Checklist added--02/12/16
S Corporation Tax Return Checklist for 2015 Returns--Checklist updated--02/10/16
Tax Facts for Individuals--Section 179 Amounts for 2016--02/09/16
Auto and Vehicle Tables--Maximum vehicle value-cents-per-mile rule--02/05/16
Work Opportunity Tax Credit--New checklist added--02/04/16
IRS Forms--Additions--02/03/16
Valuation Guide for Charitable Contributions--Updates and addition--02/02/16
Exceptions To Early Distribution Penalty--New checklist added--01/21/16
Auto and Vehicle Tables--Lease Inclusion Amounts-2015--01/15/16
Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2015 Returns--01/13/16
Federal Depreciation Rates--Updates and additions--01/11/16
2016 Percentage Withholding Tables--01/06/16
Interest Rates on Over- Underpayments--First Quarter 2016 - - -  IRS Interest Rate-Short List--12/21/15
Reference Section--

2016 Individual Tax Return Checklist for 2015 Returns
S Corporation Tax Return Checklist for 2015 Returns
Partnership Tax Prep Checklist for 2015 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    2016

IRS Quick Links--

IRS Forms and Publications    Changes to Forms and Publications    Draft Forms
Internal Revenue Bulletins
News Releases and Fact Sheets
IRS Tax Professionals Page    IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Page
Priority Guidance Plan--Upcoming regulations, periodic revenue procedures, rulings, etc. with anticipated dates.
Local IRS News--IRS news specific to local areas, such as disaster relief.     Local IRS Offices--Find your local IRS office.
Tax Relief in Disaster Situations--Recent disasters, additional info from IRS.    State-by-State Links--(incl. older disasters)     FEMA Disaster Declarations
Exempt Organizations--Check status of charitable organization.    Automatic Revocation of Exemption List--Charities who failed to file returns.    Tax Benefits for Higher Education
IRS Earned Income Tax Credit Assistant--Determines eligibility for credit and approximate amount.
Alternative Minimum Tax Assistant--Find out if you're subject to the AMT.    Sales Tax Deduction Calculator--Find the amount of sales tax you can deduct.
Where to File--Caution. There are different addresses for individual taxpayers, with and without payments, professionals, business, etc.
IRS 1040 Central--A number of pages for individual tax help.    Free File--File electronically for free.
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.
Expiring Tax Provisions 2016-2025--List of expiring provisions from the Joint Committee on Taxation
Additional IRS Links--Other helpful pages at

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