What Are Advance Child Tax Credit Payments?

https://www.youtube.com/embed/54NbrzHXIg0 You may be wondering what advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments are. ACTC payments are early payments of 50 percent of the estimated amount of the Child Tax Credit that you would normally claim on your 2021 tax return. If you’re eligible and the IRS has processed your 2019 or 2020 tax return, your …

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IRS Recognizes Small Business Week: Resources Available to Help Employers

This article was published by the IRS. During National Small Business Week, the Internal Revenue Service wants small business owners to know that information and resources to help them understand and meet their tax obligations are available free at IRS.gov. Small businesses play a pivotal role in our nation's economy. The IRS has a variety of resources …

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National Small Business Week Virtual Summit

This article was published by the SBA. The National Small Business Week Virtual Summit, hosted by the U.S. Small Business Administration, will be held Sept. 13-15, 2021. Register online now! Attend this free, online conference to learn new business strategies, meet other business owners, and chat with industry experts! This 3-day, action-packed event will include educational …

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Will Advance Child Tax Credit Payments Affect Any Government Benefits Someone is Receiving?

https://www.youtube.com/embed/9U_rgMp34vQ It's important to know whether the advance Child Tax Credit (ACTC) payments will affect any government benefits you may be receiving. The short answer is "no." That's because ACTC payments don't count as income when a program is determining if you or anyone else is eligible for benefits or assistance. They also can't use …

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Child Tax Credit: New Update Address Feature Available with IRS Online Portal

This article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new feature allowing any family receiving monthly Child Tax Credit payments to quickly and easily update their mailing address using the Child Tax Credit Update Portal, found exclusively on IRS.gov. This feature will help any family that chooses to receive their payment by …

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SBA Announces Moratorium on Bona Fide Place of Business Requirements for the 8(a) Business Development Program

This article was published by the SBA. The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced a moratorium on the requirement that participants in SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program must establish a bona fide place of business in a specific geographic area in order to be awarded any construction contract through the 8(a) Program due to the ongoing challenges of COVID-19. …

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12 Pricing Strategies for Small Businesses

https://www.youtube.com/embed/SUQUrnC-Auk You can't put a price on that feeling of making your first sale. It's strategically priced with pinpoint accuracy so your business can start turning a profit. Pricing strategy is the art of deciding how much your business costs. It follows the Goldilocks rule: If your product is too expensive, no one will buy …

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Taxpayers May Receive a Refund for Taxes Paid on 2020 Unemployment Compensation

This article was published by the IRS.  The IRS is reviewing tax returns filed before the American Rescue Plan of 2021 became law in March to determine the correct taxable amount of unemployment compensation and tax. For eligible taxpayers, this could result in a refund, a reduced balance due or no change to tax. IRS efforts …

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10 Ways to Protect Your Personal Information

This article was published by the SSA.  Fraudsters don’t go on vacation—so it’s necessary for you and your loved ones to stay vigilant year round. Identity theft affects millions of people each year and can cause serious financial and identity-related issues. Protect yourself by securing your personal information, understanding the threat of identity theft, and exercising …

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How to Start a Small Business from Home

https://www.youtube.com/embed/CmN4JcbKEB0 Starting a small business from home is a lot like getting in shape. They both require sweat, hard work, and commitment. If you have always wanted to have your own business and be your own boss, self-employment could be the answer to your prayers. It provides you freedom with your time and effort. Learn …

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