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Latest News Recent News Releases IR-2021-190, Expanded tax benefits help individuals and businesses give to charity during 2021; deductions up to $600 available for cash donations by non-itemizers Spanish | Chinese (Simplified) IR-2021-186, IRS reminds business owners to correctly identify workers as employees or independent contractors Spanish | Chinese (Simplified) IR-2021-184, Renewed tax credit can help employers hire workers; key certification requirement applies Spanish | Chinese (Simplified) IR-2021-182, IRS recognizes Small Business Week: Resources available to help employers Spanish | Chinese (Simplified) IR-2021-178, Treasury, IRS issue guidance for 2021 on reporting qualified sick and family leave wages IR-2021-165, Treasury, IRS provide additional guidance to employers claiming the employee retention credit, including for the third and fourth quarters of 2021 IR-2021-145, IRS provides answers for certain transportation companies eligible for Treasury grants IR-2021-142, IRS extends tax relief for employer leave-based donation programs that aid victims of the COVID-19 pandemic IR-2021-128, New FAQs available to aid families and small business under the American Rescue Plan IR-2021-112, IRS extends May 17, other tax deadlines for victims of Tennessee storms; provides special guidelines for disaster area individuals needing further extensions IR-2021-108, IRS grants dyed diesel fuel penalty relief due to disruptions of the fuel supply chain IR-2021-105, IRS issues guidance on taxability of dependent care assistance programs for 2021, 2022 IR-2021-91, Treasury Department and IRS provide safe harbor for small businesses to claim deductions relating to first-round Paycheck Protection Program loans IR-2021-90, American Rescue Plan tax credits available to small employers to provide paid leave to employees receiving COVID-19 vaccines; new fact sheet outlines details Spanish IR-2021-79, Treasury, IRS provide guidance on tax relief for deductions for food or beverages from restaurants IR-2021-50, Interest rates remain the same for the second quarter of 2021 IR-2021-48, IRS provides guidance for employers claiming the Employee Retention Credit for 2020, including eligibility rules for PPP borrowers IR-2021-31, New IRS form available for self-employed individuals to claim COVID-19 sick and family leave tax credits under FFCRA Spanish IR-2021-27, New law increases deduction limit for corporate cash contributions for disaster relief; IRS provides recordkeeping relief IR-2021-26, IRS updates FAQs on paid sick leave credit and family leave credit Spanish IR-2021-21, New law extends COVID tax credit for employers who keep workers on payroll IR-2021-20, New IRS "Submit Forms 2848 and 8821 Online" offers contact-free signature options for tax pros and clients sending authorization forms IR-2021-17, Employers can withhold, make payments of deferred Social Security taxes from 2020 IR-2021-05, Treasury, IRS provide final regulations to help businesses claim credits for carbon capture More News Releases Recent Tax Tips Tax Tip 2021-145, Here’s what tax professionals should do after a data theft or loss Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-143, Expanded tax benefits help individuals and businesses give to charity in 2021 Spanish Tax Tip 2021-139, Renewed work opportunity tax credit can help employers hire workers Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-138, Highlights from National Small Business Week 2021 Spanish Tax Tip 2021-136, Small business owners should see if they qualify for the home office deduction Spanish | Chinese (Simplified) COVID Tax Tip 2021-135, IRS resources to help small business employers understand and meet their tax responsibilities Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-123, Important additional guidance for employers claiming the employee retention credit Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-99, Making payments for deferred tax reported by third party payers Spanish Tax Tip 2021-97, What organizations should understand about applying for tax-exempt status Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-93, Errors employers should avoid when requesting advance payment of employer credits Spanish Tax Tip 2021-86, Filing payroll taxes electronically makes good business sense Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-64, Common but costly errors employers should avoid when filing taxes or claiming credits Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-49, Claiming the employee retention credit in the first and second calendar quarters 2021 Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-32, What employers need to know about repayment of deferred payroll taxes Spanish COVID Tax Tip 2021-21, Taxpayers must report gig economy income on their tax return Spanish Tax Tip 2021-11, IRS offers contact-free signature options for authorization forms Spanish More Tax Tips Ready-to-Use Articles Each link under a topic leads to an article that you can share. 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Coronavirus Tax Relief Employers: Remind employees they may be eligible for advance Child Tax Credit payments Spanish Visit IRS.gov for the latest info about 2021 advance Child Tax Credit payments Spanish American Rescue Plan extends paid leave credits for businesses affected by COVID-19 Spanish American Rescue Plan extends employee retention credit Spanish Employee retention credit for businesses affected by COVID-19 New employer credit available for paid sick leave New employer credit available for paid family leave Withholding and Estimated Taxes Reminder - File Form 1099-MISC for independent contractors Redesigned Backup Withholding CP2100 and CP2100A Notices Tips for using the IRS Tax Withholding Estimator If you're self-employed, checking your tax situation just got easier What to do with your Tax Withholding Estimator results Filing Employers: Should you file Form 944 or 941? 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