Tax Consequences of Borrowing From a Retirement Plan

If your company has a qualified retirement plan or you have set one up in self-employment -- such as a 401(k), profit-sharing, or Keogh plan -- the participants might be allowed to borrow from their Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

Feb 03, 2023

A Dozen Ways the SECURE 2.0 Law Helps Individuals and Employees

In the waning hours of the 117th Congress, a large government funding bill was passed that includes many provisions that will help Americans save more for retirement. The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

Jan 04, 2023

Oops … Do You Need to Amend Your Tax Return?

The COVID pandemic prompted numerous temporary changes to the tax laws for 2020 and 2021. From Economic Impact Payments, penalty-free IRA distributions and the expanded child tax credit to Employee Retention Credits and credits for Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

Jul 07, 2022

Spring Cleaning Your Personal Tax Files

The general rule for retaining federal tax records is three years. That's because the statute of limitations for the IRS to audit your tax return is typically three years. The statute of limitations starts on Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

May 12, 2022

House Democrats Release Tax Proposal

Recently House Democrats released a draft proposal of federal tax changes. Included in the proposal are numerous tax increases. These are proposals only at this point but provide some insight into changes that may eventually Read More

John Kirsch

Sep 17, 2021

Beware: Teleworking Arrangements May Cause State Tax Withholding Issues

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers shut down their regular workplaces, either partially or wholly, as a safety precaution and instructed their employees to work from home. While some employees have returned to work, many Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

Aug 18, 2021

Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments – You may want to Opt Out

In June, the IRS sent letters regarding advance payments of the Child Tax Credit (CTC) to potentially eligible taxpayers. For 2021 only, the CTC increases to $3,000 per child between the ages of 6 and Read More

Stephanie Rupnik

Jun 30, 2021

Is the tax deadline extended for your 2020 taxes?

The IRS announced the federal income tax filing deadline for individuals for the 2020 tax year is extended from April 15, 2021, until Monday, May 17, 2021. This postponement applies to many individual tax filers Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

Mar 31, 2021

Big Changes to the Child Credit for 2021

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) significantly liberalizes the rules for the federal child tax credit, which means more money in the pockets of eligible parents this year. However, the liberalizations are only for the Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

Mar 31, 2021

4 Important Changes on Your 2020 Tax Return

The pandemic has led to several changes to the tax rules for last year. Here's a summary of four taxpayer-friendly changes that may affect your 2020 federal income tax return.   1. Limited Charitable Deduction Read More

Kirsch CPA Group

Mar 17, 2021