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The IRS announced on its website that it has suspended the mailing of automated collection notices, including balance due notices and unfiled tax return notices normally issued when a taxpayer owes additional tax, and the IRS has no record of a taxpayer filing a tax return.

A page on the IRS website reminds taxpayers to take the steps now to make the tax filling process easier in 2022.

After more than a year of work, the Ohio General Assembly finally passed legislation to legalize sports gambling in Ohio, which now awaits the signature of Gov. Mike DeWine.

As we approach the end of 2021, it is important to take a closer look at your tax and financial plans. This year likely brought challenges and disruptions that significantly impacted your personal and financial situation including the continued global pandemic, remote and new hybrid work models, supply chain disruptions and rising inflation.

Now is the time to take a closer look at your current tax strategies to make sure they are still meaningful in today’s world and to take any last-minute steps that could save you tax dollars. While looming tax law changes have not been finalized, many tax planning opportunities still exist! Here are some issues to consider as we approach year-end.

As the end of the year approaches, now is a great time for businesses to get a jump start on year-end payroll processing.

Even if you use an outsourced payroll provider, there are some things that you can do to make the year-end processing more efficient.

Zinner & Co. urges our clients who use Intuit QuickBooks Desktop for Windows to upgrade their one-time purchase license before Dec. 10.

The State of Ohio Department of Job and Family Services recently announced a new unemployment insurance tax system will go live in December.

The State of Ohio Unemployment Resource for Claimants and Employers, otherwise known as the SOURCE, will provide users with a friendly, self-service experience, tailored to meet the needs of both claimants and employers.

Over the past decade, more people have moved to electronic payments of their monthly bills and expenses.

The days of sitting down and writing checks to pay bills has quickly become a thing of the past. In fact, for many people under the age of 30, they do not know, nor have they ever had a physical checkbook!

Available for the 2020 – 2021 Tax Years

One of the most beneficial and underutilized tax credits introduced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic relief funds is the Employee Retention Credit (ERC).

To date, our clients have filed and claimed ERC refunds exceeding $2,000,000 under this program. Claims for these refunds are included in the filing of original or amended Federal quarterly payroll tax returns.

According to Accounting Today, the Internal Revenue Service began sending out letters from its Automated Collection System function in June and restarted the income tax levy program in July.

Suspended last year, the IRS tax levy program includes both tax levy and treasury payments.