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Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#5 Tax Filing Season Starts February 12 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#1 The IRS begins accepting and processing 2020 tax year returns on Friday, February 12, 2021. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#1 Social Security Benefits and Taxes: The Facts https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#4 Generally, you pay federal income taxes on your Social Security income only if you have other substantial income in addition to your benefits. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#4 Employer Tax Credit Extended for Payroll Workers https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#3 Extended through June 30, 2020, the Employee Retention Credit helps businesses keep their employees on the payroll - despite the challenges posed by COVID-19. Mon, 01 Feb 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#3 The COVID-related Tax Relief Act of 2020 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#4 The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, which was signed into law on December 27, 2020, contains a number of tax provisions - among them pandemic relief for businesses and individuals. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#4 Important Tax Changes for Individuals and Businesses https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#1 Each year brings changes to current tax law, and this year is no different. From tax rate schedules to health savings accounts and adoption credits, here's what you need to know. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#1 Identity Protection PIN Available To All Taxpayers https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#2 Starting in January 2021, the IRS Identity Protection PIN Opt-In Program will be expanded to include all taxpayers who can properly verify their identity. Fri, 01 Jan 2021 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#2 Credit Reports: What You Should Know https://www.areliableservices.com/newsletter.php#3 Periodically reviewing your credit report is an effective way to prevent credit card fraud and could alert you to signs of identity theft. 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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/blog.php?id=4 Small Business Tax Workshop https://www.areliableservices.com/blog.php?id=2 Local IRS Workshop for Small Businesses Coming in December 2011 Wed, 09 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0600 https://www.areliableservices.com/blog.php?id=2 Last Quarter of 2011 https://www.areliableservices.com/blog.php?id=1 The end of 2011 is approaching fast! Wed, 02 Nov 2011 09:00:00 -0500 https://www.areliableservices.com/blog.php?id=1