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Treasury, IRS provide additional guidance to employers claiming the employee retention credit, including for the third and fourth quarters of 2021

IR-2021-165, August 4, 2021 — The Treasury Department and the IRS today issued further guidance on the employee retention credit, including guidance for employers who pay qualified wages after June 30, 2021, and before January 1, 2022, and additional guidance on miscellaneous issues that apply to the employee retention credit in both 2020 and 2021.

IRS reminds heavy vehicle owners of August 31 highway use tax return deadline

IR-2021-164, August 4, 2021 — The Internal Revenue Service reminds those who have registered, or are required to register, large trucks and buses that it’s time to file Tax Year 2021 Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return. The deadline to file and pay is August 31, 2021, for vehicles used on the road during July 2021.

Security Summit: Tax Pros can help clients battle identity theft risk related to unemployment

IR-2021-163, August 3, 2021 — IRS Security Summit partners today outlined for tax professionals how they can assist clients who were victims of unemployment compensation fraud schemes that targeted state workforce agencies in 2020 and 2021.

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