As soon as you start to think about your business, an accountant can help you take the next steps. We can discuss your business's organization, tax purposes and operations, along with target pricing and profit margins.
Get some impartial advice from an accountant before you consult the bank. A bank will want to see a strong business plan and organized records. Let us help you get ready for your business's next step!
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Depending on the complexity of your tax situation, getting ready for your tax interview may take just a few minutes or require quite a bit of time and effort.
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Whether you have a refund coming or expect to pay when you file your return, electronic filing is the safest, easiest and most accurate away to file your federal and state tax returns. Fisher Tax and Accounting has been preparing and E-filing tax returns for 10 years. Here are some important E-File facts and answers to frequently asked questions.
IRS Fraud Detection Program
In an effort to curtail identity theft and fraud, the IRS may delay some refunds until it is satisfied a tax return is authentic. To learn more about the IRS' efforts to combat identity theft, see its Identity Theft, Fraud and Security web page. If you receive a letter from the IRS asking you to call, you should do so immediately.
Refund And Tax Return Processing Delays
Federal law requires the IRS to hold tax returns that claim the Earned Income Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit until February 15 at the earliest. If your refund included EIC or the Additional Child Tax Credit, you will not receive your refund before late February.
The COVID Pandemic has had a serious adverse effect on IRS operations. Paper-filed returns can take several months or more to process, however most e-filed returns are being processed within about 4 weeks. Visit the IRS e-file information page for news and information about refunds.
Is Electronic Filing Safe?
Yes, electronic filing is the safest and most accurate way to file your tax return. Electronic Filing eliminates the risk of your tax return being "lost" in the mail. E-file greatly reduces the risk of human-error that frequently occurs during the manual processing of paper tax returns.
How Can I Be Sure My Return Has Been Filed?
Both the IRS and state governments provide an electronic acknowledgement to Fisher Tax and Accounting, LLC that your tax return has been electronically accepted and is being processed. The IRS and Idaho also offer refund status information on their websites.
How Fast Will I Receive My Refund?
The IRS released more than 90% of refunds within 21 days last year. Both IRS and Idaho allow you to check the status of your refund(s) on their websites. To check the status of your refund, you will need the following information:
How Can I Check on my IRS Refund?
You will be able to access information about your refund status as early as 4 or 5 days after we file your tax return electronically. The IRS will provide you with the following information about your refund as it becomes available:
1. Your tax return has been accepted and is being processed.
2. Your refund has been approved.
3. Your refund has been sent.
IRS - Federal Refund Facts The IRS is fully transitioned to a new Modernized E-File system, called MEF, and the old Legacy E-file system has been retired. The IRS no longer publishes refund release dates and your refund could be released on any day of the week.
Click on IRS check the status of your refund and to see if your refund has been sent.
IRS's Website Says I Should Call Them, Now What?
If the IRS "Where's My Refund?" site instructs you to call a special phone number to provide additional information, you should do so immediately. Instructions of this kind may mean your tax return has been selected for review. IRS will not generally release a refund on a tax return that has been selected for review until the taxpayer provides additional information.
Idaho State Refund Facts
Idaho usually issues refunds within 2-weeks of receipt of an electronically filed return. If you are a part-year or non-resident of Idaho, your Idaho refund will not be issued before March. Click on Idaho to check the status of your refund.
Do You Guarantee A Refund Date?
NO - The IRS does not guarantee a specific refund date. You can check the status of your refund on the IRS website.
Why Is My Refund Late?
Both IRS and state governments may delay or withhold your tax refund for a variety of reasons. The most common reasons for a delayed refund are as follows: