Accounting and Tax Tips Blog

Year-End Tax Planning Checklist 2021

The end of the year is always a busy time of year. While you may be focused on the upcoming holidays, it is also a good idea to run through your year-end tax planning checklist. As we prepare to close the book on 2021, there are a few key things to get in order to...

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How to Get an IRS Identity Protection Pin

Identify theft is running wild in the US, and tax returns are a prime target for bad actors.  To combat this issue, the IRS started assigning IRS identity protection pins in January of 2011. These six-digit numbers protect taxpayers’ identity and make it easier...

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How to Get Your Prior Year AGI

When it comes to filing your taxes, there are a couple of different ways you go about it. You can file a paper return by mail, or you can e-file. In this day and age, e-filing is the most common way to file your returns. It is quick, efficient, and secure. With that...

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The New Qualifying Relative Rules for 2021

The IRS typically affords tax breaks to taxpayers with qualifying dependents to compensate for their additional costs. The most prevalent type of dependent is children, but qualifying relatives often include adults and other individuals in your household. However,...

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