houlihan.biz RSS Feed https://houlihan.biz/ Take a look at our recent blog posts and client newsletter articles. en-us Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 Q & A: The $10,200 Unemployment Tax Break https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#4 A new tax break - in effect only for the 2020 tax year - allows you to exclude the first $10,200 of unemployment compensation from your taxable income. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#4 PPP Loan Deadline Extended Through May 31 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#5 The Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act of 2021 was signed into law on March 31, extending the deadline to apply for a loan by an additional 60 days. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#5 Highlights of the American Rescue Plan Act https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#2 Signed into law on March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 contains several tax provisions affecting individuals and families. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#2 Federal Tax Deadline Extended To May 17 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#1 The federal income tax filing due date for individual taxpayers, including those who pay self-employment tax, has been extended to Monday, May 17, 2021. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#1 Economic Impact Payments: Round Three https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#3 Starting March 12, the IRS began sending out the third round of economic impact payments via direct deposit, paper checks, and EIP Cards. Thu, 01 Apr 2021 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#3 Tax Breaks for Families With Children https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#3 If you have children, one or more of these tax credits and deductions could help your family reduce the amount of tax owed. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#3 Small Business Tax Roundup https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#4 In 2020, the IRS issued a number of guidance documents as well as final rules and regulations that clarified several tax provisions affecting businesses. Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#4 Renting Out a Second Home https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#2 Tax rules on rental income from second homes can be confusing, especially if you rent the home out for several months of the year and also use the home yourself. 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Mon, 01 Mar 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.houlihan.biz/newsletter.php#1 Does it Make sense for Employees to Defer Payroll Tax ? https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=57 Mon, 31 Aug 2020 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=57 Funding Charitable Contributions with an IRA https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=56 Funding Charitable Contributions with an IRA Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=56 Navigating Wayfair https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=55 New nexus rules for sales tax for sales to other states Mon, 19 Aug 2019 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=55 Qualified Small Business Income Deduction https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=54 Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=54 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=53 Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=53 2017 Tax Reform: Client Letter on last-minute year-end moves in light of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=52 Thu, 21 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.houlihan.biz/blog.php?id=52 'Tis the Season of Giving! 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