Extension for Form 1095 Reporting
What everyone needs to know
For 2015 tax returns, everyone employed by a company with 50 or more employees will receive a new Form 1095. This form is in addition to the Form 1095’s received by other taxpayers using the Marketplace to purchase their health insurance. You need this form to file your taxes as it provides the necessary proof that you have adequate health insurance for the year.
A recent announcement by the IRS provides a delay for the issuing of this form due to complications in creating the proper form by employers and insurers.
The real cost of not paying your taxes until October 15!
This time of year we often see taxpayer's looking to extend the time to pay their taxes due and asking, "what are the penalties if I do not pay my taxes due by April 15." Here I will address how to estimate the cost of not paying timely - the penalties assessed by the IRS.
In this issue:
The Month of December:
Take final year-end actions:
• Capital gains/losses
• Charitable giving
• Dividend income
December 24th: Last day of Chanukah
December 25th: Christmas Day
December 26th: Kwanzaa Begins
January 15th: 4th Quarter Estimated Payments Due
Final Deadline for 2013 Personal Tax Filing!
October 15, 2014 is fast approaching, therefore the deadline to file your personal tax returns that were placed on extension is coming!
In the Military? Special Tax Benefits May Apply
There are special tax benefits to members of the U.S. Armed Forces. If you or someone you know is in the military, prior to filing a tax return it makes sense to review your situation. Outlined here are some of the more common.
Combat Pay Income Exclusion.
While taxes owed are always due on or before the filing date of April 15th, taxpayers have the option of filing a tax extension that effectively moves their filing date to October 15th. Is this ever a good thing to do? Sometimes the answer is yes.