As filing season opens, FTB is reminding taxpayers about AB 194, which gives FTB authority to grant California individual taxpayers a one-time penalty abatement.
The IRS Progress Update for Fiscal Year 2022 is now available, with a review of IRS’s accomplishments in each of its goals areas.
The 2023 Purple Book, which is presented as part of the National Taxpayer Advocate’s annual report to Congress, is a compilation of 65 legislative recommendations to strengthen taxpayer rights and improve tax administration.
Revenue Procedure 2023-14 provides tables of limitations on depreciation deductions for owners of passenger automobiles, trucks and vans placed in service in 2023.
Californians impacted by the recent winter storms are now eligible to claim a deduction for a disaster loss and will have more time to file their taxes.
IRS is reminding taxpayers to use the Tax Withholding Estimator to adjust their 2023 withholding so that they don’t have too much or too little tax withheld.
Fast-growing CPA office in San Juan Capistrano is looking for an experienced tax preparer. Compensation will be based on experience. 2-3 years of recent experience preparing individual and business tax returns.
The Leadership Development Committee is presenting its second time management webinar: Setting Yourself Up for Success in 2023. Please join us for this Members-only live webinar next Wednesday, January 11, from 2:00 pm - 4 pm, Pacific.
Tax accountants are looking for an individual to help prepare tax returns for the upcoming tax season. We use Lacerte software to prepare the returns. This would be part-time or full-time from February through April 18th.
Boutique Silicon Valley firm seeks a senior tax associate part-time for TY 2022. Ideal buy-out opportunity in 2-3 years for the right candidate. 4+ years of experience in 1040 and 1041 returns. EA or CPA only.
Excellent opportunity! EA practice based in Albany, CA. Clients like remote interviews. Available now!
We are looking for someone with at least two years of proven work experience preparing taxes. Must be able to prepare individual, business and trust returns. Be able to prepare concise open item lists. QuickBooks and CCH Axcess Tax preferred.
We are seeking individuals with five plus years of experience. Knowledgeable in federal and California taxation of individuals, partnership, corporations, and trusts. Must hold a valid EA or CPA license.
We are seeking individuals with three years of California tax experience with individual, corporate, and partnership tax returns. Must hold a valid EA license or be working towards becoming an EA.
Seeking assistance for 2022 year tax preparation. Part-time and remote services will be considered. Need experience in the preparation of business entity tax returns, and also in the preparation of tax returns for trusts.
North San Diego County CPA desires to sell about 100 Form 1040 clients. Average fee around $450.
Looking to sell small tax business in San Jose. Asking $65K. We have about 150 long-term clients, both individual and corporate, as well as some international clients. We use Lacerte. Approximately half of our clients are in the Bay Area.
Our firm prepares taxes for Americans all over the world. We are seeking a tax preparer to work remotely as an independent contractor. The ideal candidate is a CPA, EA, or a candidate with at least 1 year of experience preparing US tax returns.
IRS is now processing PTIN applications and renewals for 2023. Preparers must renew or register for their PTIN by December 31. The fee to apply for or renew 2023 PTINs is $30.75.
We are seeking an individual with strong bookkeeping skills and a background in business accounting. Knowledge of Lacerte and QuickBooks is expected, and tax knowledge with individual, business and fiduciary returns and payroll is a plus.
O. Ray Sheets Accountancy, located in Los Banos, is seeking a tax professional with a minimum of five years of experience in preparing individual, corporate, partnership and fiduciary income tax returns.
We are looking to hire a Senior Tax Professional (part-time and full-time positions). Flexible schedule - pick your own hours, set your own schedule. NO OVERTIME EVEN DURING THE BUSY SEASON.
When a taxpayer's PPP loan is forgiven based upon misrepresentations or omissions, the taxpayer cannot exclude the forgiveness from income.
Sacramento CPA firm is seeking a Tax Manager for entity and individual clients. Duties include preparing complex returns, YE accounting, and financial statements; reviewing returns, accounting, and financial statements; and managing staff accountants
IRS has released a sample data security plan designed to help tax pros, especially those with smaller practices, protect their data and information.
The IRS Independent Office of Appeals welcomes input from taxpayers and tax pros on how video conference technology can best be used in an Appeals hearing.
IRS will not process paper fingerprint cards postmarked after August 15. Beginning September 25, IRS will implement a new electronic fingerprinting process for e-file applicants.
Practice for sale in Concord, CA. Asking $165,000. Approximately 480 individual returns and 28 trust returns. We use the Lacerte tax program.
We are seeking a tax preparer associate for part-time season work in our La Mesa Office. Unique self-employment opportunity. Practice spin-off.
We are an online tax firm that does not meet clients face to face. All client interactions take place telephonically. We need a tax preparer with two years of experience or more. BA degree in finance or accounting is preferred. CTEC and valid PTIN.
IRS is encouraging tax pros to inform their clients about the Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program in order to help protect them against tax-related identity theft. IP PINs are now available to anyone who can verify their identity.
Applications are now being accepted for the California Competes Tax Credit and Grant Program, with $85 million in tax credits and $120 million in grants available this application period.
Revenue Procedure 2022-32 provides a simplified method for estates to obtain an extension of time to file a return on or before the fifth anniversary of the decedent's death to elect portability of the deceased spousal unused exclusion amount.
IRS's 2022-2026 Strategic Plan serves as a roadmap to guide its programs and operations and meet the needs of taxpayers and the tax community.
Large tax office in Santa Clarita is for sale. We prepare about 3,000 tax returns, including various levels of individual returns such as schedule C's, rental properties, investors, etc., and about 500 trust returns, C corps and partnership returns.
We are a full-service tax/accounting firm focused on small business and individual taxes, established in 1982 in Palo Alto. We specialize in helping clients deal with life-changing events such as starting a business and buying/selling real estate.
I'm interested in buying a tax practice. I'm an EA and a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) located in Encino, in practice for 34+ years. My current practice consists of tax, bookkeeping, payroll and tax resolution. Well qualified, lots of tax knowledge.
Beginning September 25, IRS will implement a new electronic fingerprinting process for e-file applicants. Individuals will be required to use the IRS authorized vendor for fingerprinting.
FTB announced today that it will administer the Middle Class Tax Refund, to provide qualified state personal income tax filers with a one-time payment.
Seeking an outgoing and experienced EA to take over the clientele of a retiring team member. Busy office. Must be able to prepare individual, trust, partnership and corporate tax returns. Competitive pay, Simple IRA, health insurance available.
EA practice for sale with an annual income of $140,327. 2021 reports: 176 1040s; 27 1120s; four 1041s and two 990s. There are plenty of people on extension. We also had a home office, but our house burned - total loss. I’m going to retire.
Established local accounting and tax firm is seeking an experienced tax preparer or EA. Prepare individual, estate (trust), and corp and partnership returns. Competitive pay and benefits.
Seeking a senior tax preparer with 6+ years of tax preparation experience. Looking for help in reviewing tax returns, both individual and business. Growth opportunity and succession planning in this position.
Growing tax firm currently accepting applications for FT EA, CPA or Attorney. Salary from $55K/year. Responsibilities include the representation of tax clients with the IRS and possibly the preparation of taxes. Working knowledge of IRS collections.
The FTC revised its Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information, also known as the Safeguards Rule, in December 2021. The Rule requires covered financial institutions to develop, implement, and maintain an information security program with safegu
IRS's "Where’s My Refund?" online tool has been enhanced to allow taxpayers to check the status of their current tax year plus two previous years' refunds.
IRS invites taxpayers and practitioners to submit recommendations for possible inclusion in the 2022-2023 Priority Guidance Plan by June 3.
NAEA testified against proposed increases to Enrolled Agent user fees during a May 11 hearing, which was held via teleconference before the IRS and the Treasury.
Novato CPA firm is seeking a tax preparer / EA. Experienced or newly licensed EA will be considered. Full-time or part-time, year-round positions are available. This is an on-site, non-remote position.
Seeking ambitious EA to help semi-retired old guy owner prepare individual, estate (trust), and extremely small S corp and partnership returns. We use ATX software and prepare about 900 tax returns a year.
Tax professionals submitting Offers in Compromise (OICs) to IRS must use the most current year version of the Form 656-B, Offer in Compromise Booklet in order to avoid processing issues.
IRS is accepting applications for the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) through June 3. Members are appointed to three-year terms beginning in January 2023.
Some of our Members have reported receiving suspicious emails requesting help with tax preparation, late or missing tax payments, and more.
San Francisco tax firm is looking for a tax preparer / EA to start ASAP. Qualified applicant will be familiar with Lacerte and be proficient in individual, partnership, corporate and fiduciary tax returns. Good people skills are critical.
Kugelman Law is a growing San Francisco-based tax and cryptocurrency law firm looking for an enthusiastic and bright Enrolled Agent to help accelerate the firm’s expansion throughout California.
Seeking a newly licensed EA with some experience in individual and business tax preparation or bookkeeping. Must have good writing skills and the ability to speak clearly.
S corporations and limited liability companies classified as S corporations, whose total tax liability (including any Assembly Bill 150 PTE elective tax) exceeds $80,000, must make all future payments electronically.
San Joaquin Delta Community College is seeking a Full-Time Tenure Track faculty member in Accounting. Courses include Federal and California Income Tax, Payroll Accounting, Small Business Accounting, and QuickBooks.
Revenue Procedure 2022-17 provides tables of limitations on depreciation deductions for owners of passenger automobiles, trucks and vans placed in service in 2022.
The SBA announced this week that it will provide an additional deferment of principal and interest payments for existing COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program borrowers
ue to concerns over privacy and data security as well as pressure from Congress, IRS will transition away from ID.me, a third-party facial recognition service used to authenticate people creating new online accounts.
IRS has suspended more than a dozen automated taxpayer letters, including collection due notices, balance due notices, and unfiled tax return notices, until its backlog of returns is worked through.
IRS has announced special Saturday hours at many TACs across the country. Select TACs will be open from 9 am to 4 pm on February 12, March 12, April 9 and May 14.
After assessing public health and other factors related to COVID cases, the U.S. Tax Court has determined that it is not appropriate to conduct in-person proceedings through February 25.
IRS has released a CTC and Advance CTC Payments Fact Sheet with newly updated FAQs to assist taxpayers and tax pros with preparing 2021 federal tax returns.
IRS has revised its 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit FAQs Fact Sheet to include updated information on tracing payments.
For lease, a furnished private office of 132 square feet in a professional suite of 2,400 square feet. Located on La Palma and Lakeview in Anaheim Hills.
CSEA has successfully completed another Stern/Mulak Advocacy Week, which took place in lieu of the typical Legislative Day held at the State Capitol.
In January, IRS is sending Advance Child Tax Credit Letter 6419 and Third Economic Impact Payment Letter 6475.
IRS’s updated FAQs for the 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit help families claim the credit when they file their 2021 tax return. This extensive update includes multiple streamlined questions for use by taxpayers and tax pros.
National Taxpayer Advocate Erin M. Collins calls 2021 “the most challenging year taxpayers and tax professionals have ever experienced.”
IRS will begin accepting and processing individual 2021 tax year returns on Monday, January 24. The filing deadline to submit 2021 tax returns or an extension to file and pay tax owed is Monday, April 18, for most taxpayers.
Individuals who did not qualify for, or did not receive, the full amount of the third Economic Impact Payment (EIP) may be eligible to claim the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit.
Tax and bookkeeping practice for sale in the Sierra Foothills (Sonora). 25+ years in business. Over 500 tax returns. $400,000+ gross receipts. Highly profitable with opportunity for growth. Price negotiable to the right buyer.
As part of the COVID relief measures during 2020, employers and self-employed people could choose to delay paying the employer’s share of their eligible Social Security tax liability. Half of that deferral is due on January 3, 2022.
Businesses, payroll professionals and other payers shouold use Form 1099-NEC, Nonemployee Compensation, to report nonemployee compensation of $600 or more paid to a payee. Generally, payers must file Form 1099-NEC by Monday, January 31 for tax year 2
IRS has provided the 2022 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating a car (or van, pickup or panel truck) for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
FTB has revised its PTE elective tax FAQs to clarify that a trust included in the definition of “taxpayer” under RTC § 17004, is a qualified taxpayer eligible for the PTE credit.
IRS will begin sending Letter 6419, 2021 Advance Child Tax Credit (CTC) in late December, and Letter 6475, Your Third Economic Impact Payment (EIP) in late January.
Individuals who didn't get the full first and second Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) may be eligible to claim the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit.
Whether you are a seasoned EA with numerous tax seasons under your belt, or recently received your EA license, we are accepting applications to join our team as a preparer and bookkeeper.
CSEA's Tax Resource Specialist, Joe Calderaro, EA has shared a recent IRS Chief Counsel memorandum providing the agency’s viewpoint on the application of IRC §§ 469(c) and 1402(a)(1) to short-term rentals from real estate.
FTB has corrected an error on its PPP loan forgiveness page, and has also updated its PPP FAQs.
Taxpayers who don't itemize may qualify for a deduction of up to $600 for married taxpayers filing joint returns, and up to $300 for all other filers, for 2021 cash contributions to qualifying organizations.
We are a fast-growing Orange County CPA firm and are urgently looking for an experienced EA with 5-7 years of current public accounting and taxation experience. The ideal individual MUST possess an EA license and exceptional communication skills.
We are seeking a newly licensed EA with one year of tax experience in business and personal tax preparation. The ideal candidate must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and communicate well with IRS and other govt. agencies.
Small CPA firm in San Luis Obispo has an immediate opening for a tax preparer. CPA or Enrolled Agent preferred. We have a full schedule of returns for the coming season. Must be experienced. Preparation of individual and business returns.
Tax office assistant wanted for temporary full-time employment with possible overtime. Job entails data entry, tax assembly, customer service, filing, making appointments, and mailing. Tax office experience and familiarity with Lacerte a plus.
IRS has launched an improved identity verification and sign-in process utilizing ID.me, for securely accessing and using its online tools and applications.
FTB recently published a list of the 500 largest tax delinquencies in excess of $100,000, including individuals and businesses.
Wildfire victims in parts of California now have until January 3, 2022 to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments.
Tax pros can now order up to 30 Transcript Delivery System transcripts per client through the Practitioner Priority Service (PPS) line.
Notice 2021-63 clarifies how taxpayers can take advantage of the temporary 100 percent business deduction for food or beverages from restaurants using per diem rates.
Experienced tax preparer wanted. Self-starter. Able to work without minute-by-minute supervision. Lacerte software. Seasonal, February through April 15 full-time, with part-time after April 15 a possibility. Excellent work environment.
Experienced tax professional CPA with more than 20 years of experience is seeking a tax preparer or reviewer position this season. Remote work wanted.
Furnished individual offices available in prime location in the Alameda, San Jose, just off the 880 exit. Large parking lot and elevator. You and your clients will enter the building through a peaceful park-like atrium. Private bath and kitchenette.
Small tax preparation and accounting office is looking for an experienced individual tax return preparer for in-office seasonal work. Part-time hours available. Possibility to extend to year-round work exists.
We are seeking a tax professional experienced in individual returns, pass-through entities and S corps/partnerships. Knowledge of ATX software. Person-to-person interview skills preferred. The position is seasonal at first.
Seeking a tax professional with a minimum of 5 years of recent tax preparation experience. Competent in Lacerte a plus. Strong technical knowledge in individual and business tax preparation. Excellent written and oral communication.