The IRS continues to experience delays mailing backlogged notices due to the volume and restart of issuing notices during the pandemic. The delay impacts some, but not all, IRS notices dated from Nove...
The IRS has reminded employers of filing file Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, and other wage statements by Monday, February 1, 2021, to avoid penalties and help the IRS prevent fraud. Due to the us...
Employers that hired a designated community resident or a qualified summer youth employee under Code Sec. 51(d)(5) or (d)(7) who began work on or after January 1, 2018, and before January 1, 2021,...
The IRS has announced that the applicable dollar amount used to calculate the fees imposed by Code Secs. 4375 and 4376 for policy and plan years that end on or after October 1, 2020, and before Oc...
The IRS has announced that it is revising Form 1024-A, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code, to allow electronic filing for the first time, as...
The Washington property tax rule on schools and colleges has been revised to reflect recently enacted legislation. Educational institutions claiming property tax exemptions are not required to provide...
Hearthstone CPA Group Main office temporarily closed due to COVID-19
Hearthstone CPA is doing our part to keep employees and clients safe from the spread of COVID-19.
Our office is now open by appointment only and most of our staff continues to work remotely. Please call 360-479-4611 to schedule an appointment for tax consulting, to drop off tax information, and to pick up your completed tax return. Please be aware that masks are required to be worn while in our office. Clients can also get information to us via physical mail, secure email, or via our drop box at our office. Our drop-off location is in the mail slot located to the left of the main entrance, look for the posted notices.
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IRS Tax Deadline Changed
- The April 15th Filing and Payment Deadline has been postponed to July 15, 2020.
- Taxpayers are not required to file for an extension on April 15, 2020. If you still need more time beyond July 15, an extension can be filed at that time.
- No penalties and interest will accrue on any unpaid April 15, 2020 tax liabilities until July 16, 2020 regardless of how much is owed.
- The IRS payment extension also applies to your first AND second estimated tax payment, that is also due July 15, 2020.
- The new deadline also applies to IRA and HSA contributions, contributions for 2019 are now due by July 15, 2020.