October 1, 2014
The industry is waiting on Congress to act on federal tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013. The earliest any extender legislation will be taken up by Congress is after the election in November. Once again, it appears that any extension of these provisions will not take place until late December.
Right now it appears that a two year extension is on the table but it is not clear that all of the expired provisions will be extended. So we will have to wait and see what Congress does include in any extender bill that is passed in December.
With that in mind, below is a list of the some of the provisions that have either expired or have significantly changed for tax year 2014.
Provisions no longer applicable for tax year 2014 returns:
Also note that the following Section 179 Expense provisions have been reduced as follows for 2014:
Stay tuned for more information on which provisions will be extended and what impact the lateness of any extender legislation passage will have on the start of the 2015 filing season.
See below for a complete listing of the expired federal tax provisions:
Important Reminders for the Upcoming 2019 Filing Season
November 28, 2018
2018 Changes to Form 8867 (Preparer Due Diligence Checklist)
November 9, 2018
2018 Depreciation Changes
October 18, 2018
2018 Tax Law Changes that are Directly Reported on Form 1040
October 3, 2018
IRS Tax Transcripts Changes
September 27, 2018
Revised 2018 Schedule A due to Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Changes to Itemized Deductions
August 29, 2018