August 11, 2013
In order to reduce taxpayer burden, the IRS has added the following new options to Schedule C and Schedule D:
Home Office Deduction — New Simplified Method
This new simplified method has been added to Schedule C and may be used by taxpayers that use 300 square feet or less of their home for business purposes.
Here are highlights of the simplified method:
For more details see the Simplified Option for Home Office Deduction.
Aggregate Transaction Reporting on Schedule D
(Capital Gains and Losses)
For stock sales, if the basis that is reported on the Form 1099-B (Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange Transactions) is correct, then the totals of all of these transactions may be reported directly on Schedule D on new lines 1a or 8a instead of completing Form 8949 (Sales and Other Dispositions of Capital Assets).
2018 Federal Return and Taxpayer Expectations
January 30, 2019
Reminder of 2018 Itemized Deduction Changes
January 16, 2019
Qualified Business Income Deduction (20% Deduction for Certain Pass-Through Income)
January 9, 2019
Reminder of Form 1040 Redesign
January 2, 2019
Important Reminders for the Upcoming 2019 Filing Season
November 28, 2018
2018 Changes to Form 8867 (Preparer Due Diligence Checklist)
November 9, 2018