American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009

  • February 18, 2009

Special Report Senate Passes Tax Stimulus Bill; White House Expects Final Bill By February 16

Independent Contractor Misclassifications Get Worse

  • February 11, 2009

The problem of companies evading taxes by misclassifying employees as independent contractors appears to be growing.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009

  • February 6, 2009

House Passes $275 Billion Tax Stimulus Bill; Senate Vote Nears

Treasury Releases Special TARP Terms for S Corporation Financial Institutions

  • January 16, 2009

Under its administration of the troubled asset relief program (TARP), the Treasury has updated its term sheet and released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) to provide relief to qualified financial institutions thatare S corporations.

Many Taxpayers Stand to Gain From New Laws

  • January 7, 2009

Wealthy Likely to Benefit Most From 2009 Changes; Putting More in Your 401(k) New Year's Day brought relief for most taxpayers, especially upper-income ones -- even as President-elect Barack Obama is proposing new tax cuts as part of his wide-ranging economic-stimulus package

What’s new this tax season on 2008 returns?

  • January 5, 2009

While 2009 holds great promise for new tax relief to help individuals and businesses recover from the current economic crisis, one of the first orders of business for all taxpayers in the New Year is to look back at the tax relief already on the books. Doing so will help you file your 2008 tax return with the lowest bottom-line tax liability possible.

Congress predicted to pass early stimulus bill for Obama to sign

  • January 5, 2009

The new Congress is predicted to act quickly in January to pass stimulus legislation that President Barack Obama to sign when he takes office, according to a tax aide to a Republican member of the Senate. A second round of stimulus checks is unlikely, according to the aide. However, there are proposals for a payroll tax holiday.

Jumpstarting the 2009 tax year

  • January 5, 2009

Happy New Year! As 2009 gets underway, and you prepare for the 2008 filing season, it's important not to overlook a number of valuable tax planning opportunities that apply right away to the 2009 tax year. Here are 10 considerations for tax planning as 2009 starts.

A Quiet Windfall For U.S. Banks

  • December 24, 2008

The financial world was fixated on Capitol Hill as Congress battled over the Bush administration's request for a $700 billion bailout of the banking industry. In the midst of this late-September drama, the Treasury Department issued a five-sentence notice that attracted almost no public attention.