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Blog Author: Cheryl Wittmann

Wisconsin Tomorrow Lodging Grant Program – Must Act by July 28, 2021

A new Wisconsin grant program has been released targeting lodging providers hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Grants will be awarded beginning in August based on a percentage of decreased

The IRS is Hiring…What does this Mean?

The word on the street is that the IRS is in the process of adding thousands of new employees, gearing up for a massive tax enforcement push if Congress is
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Second Round of Economic Impact Payments Are on the Way!

On December 27, 2021 President Trump signed the long-awaited $900 billion stimulus package and government spending bill.  Included in the bill is a second round of advance rebates for individuals. 

Need to Update Bank Info? IRS Economic Impact Payment Webpage Is Open

The IRS has released the “Get Your Payment” webpage where you can check your payment status, confirm your payment type, and enter your bank account information for direct deposit.  You

Reminder: July 15th is the New April 15th for Individual Income Tax Returns

In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRS extended the deadline for tax filing and payment for all individuals to July 15th.  Many states, including Wisconsin have followed suit.  This

CARES Act: Direct Financial Assistance for Individuals is on the Way!

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) was signed into law on March 27, 2020, providing immediate assistance for millions of taxpayers.  One of the most publicized

Are you working a part-time “gig” job? Don’t forget about your tax obligations!

Do you receive income from one of the online platforms offering goods and services (e.g., Uber, Lyft, Airbnb or DoorDash)?  Keep in mind there are tax consequences for the people

Charity Volunteer Hours: Do you get a tax break?

Volunteering is a great way to contribute your time and skills to a cause close to your heart.  Unfortunately, when you donate time and services, you are NOT allowed a

Will the new tax law actually reduce your tax burden?

The honest answer to that question is it depends.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) generally reduced individual tax rates for 2018 through 2025.  The increase of certain tax

Wisconsin Announces New Child Sales Tax Rebate – Must Act Between May 15 and July 2 to Participate

Governor Walker and the State Legislature have created a new “one-time” Child Sales Tax Rebate to return some of the $400 million dollar budget surplus to eligible taxpayers.  It is