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Michigan State and Local Tax Updates April 2019

Options for Michigan taxpayers to file late state income tax return April 24, 2019 Miss the April 15 tax filing deadline? No worries; Michigan taxpayers have options for filing a late state income tax return. The Dept. of Treasury recommends that past-due tax filers consider filing a return to claim an outstanding refund. Taxpayers risk…

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Pennsylvania State and Local Tax Updates April 2019

Philadelphia Dept. of Revenue: options for paying overdue property tax April 24, 2019 Philadelphia’s property tax deadline has passed (3/31/19). Late payers can still mitigate penalties (interest of 1.5% per month) by acting now. Contact the Philadelphia Dept. of Revenue to ask for a payment agreement. If your account remains overdue, it could be sent…

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New York State and Local Tax Updates April 2019

New York’s 2019-2020 budget includes new or extended tax credits April 24, 2019 Other new or extended tax credits are part of NY’s 2019-2020 budget. They include the new Childcare Expenditures credit, which is a credit against taxes for qualified, employer-provided child care expenditures up to $150,000. It’s effective for taxable years starting on or…

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California State and Local Tax Updates April 2019

 California law compared to federal law April 24, 2019 How does California law compare to federal law? To compare the two bodies of law, the CA Franchise Tax Board has released its annual report, the “Summary of Federal Income Tax Changes — 2018.” This report explains new federal laws with their effective dates, and corresponding…

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Ohio State and Local Tax Updates March 2019

Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) affirms assessment against convenience store operator March 27, 2019 The Ohio Board of Tax Appeals (BTA) affirmed an assessment against a convenience store operator. In this case, the taxpayer argued that the audit method used in the assessment had been flawed. He claimed the tax commissioner had failed to…

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