Senator Wants IRS to Clarify Tax Treatment of Employer-Provided Charging of Electric Vehicles

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, has sent a letter to Internal Revenue Service commissioner John Koskinen asking the agency to issue guidance to make clear that electrical vehicle charging provided by employers is a de minimis fringe benefit. Wyden argues that employer-provided electric vehicle charging should not be…

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The Home Office Deduction

If you use a part of your home for your business or for your employer’s business, you can claim a deduction for the business use of your home. This deduction is also referred to as the home office deduction. There are some tests that you must meet to be eligible for this deduction; these are…

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Taxpayers Receiving Identity Verification Letter Should Use ID Verify.irs.gov

The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers who receive requests from the IRS to verify their identities that the Identity Verification Service website, idverify.irs.gov, offers the fastest, easiest way to complete the task. Taxpayers may receive a letter when the IRS stops suspicious tax returns that have indications of being identity theft but contains a…

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