Tax – COVID-19

Unexpected Employee Retention Credit Refund Delays

Unexpected Employee Retention Credit Refund Delays

The IRS is experiencing continued delays The IRS is currently backlogged with millions of unprocessed payroll tax returns due to the changes in COVID-19 safety protocols and the volume of Employee Retention Credit (ERC) refund requests. As of November 17, 2021, the...

The Case for Roth Conversions

The Case for Roth IRA Conversion At KHA, we tend to look for opportunities that can be found in challenges. With the COVID-19 crisis, we ask, “What can we learn from this situation or how can we improve our current circumstances?” The values of most retirement plans...

CARES Act Individual Tax Provisions

Individual Tax Provisions Found in the CARES Act The CARES Act provides tax relief for individuals, specifically in the form of cash rebates and generous deductibility of charitable contributions.  Recovery Rebates for Individuals Amount of Assistance Subject to...

Business Tax Provisions in the CARES Act

Modifications for Net Operating Losses The net operating loss (NOL) rules applicable to individuals and C Corporations recently changed and will now change again. To avoid confusion, let’s review: Prior to 2018, NOLs could be carried back two years and carried forward...

IRS Unveils New People First Initiative

  The IRS unveiled the new “People First Initiative” which intends to temporarily adjust and suspend some compliance programs. IRS has established a series of relief to assist taxpayers.  Highlights of the initiatives are: Existing Installment Agreements...

Sales Tax – Texas Comptroller Relief

  Client Communication - March 25, 2020 Today the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts offered assistance with businesses struggling to pay the full amount of sales taxes collected in February.  They are offering short-term payment agreements, and in most...