TAX FILING FAQ
We offer the following options for filing your taxes:
In person appointment at our local office
Document Drop off service at our local office
Unsure if changes in tax regulations will impact your filing experience this tax year? Feel free to consult our newsletter below which captures changes announced by the IRS.
Tax Year 2022 Annual Stansbury-Poplar Services Newsletter
Greetings from Stansbury Poplar Tax and Accounting Services! We are going to open for appointments and drop-offs on Saturday, January 23, 2023. We will be able to accept your documents through drop-off, mail, fax, or email using our website – www.Stansburytax.com
Here are some of the changes in place for filing tax year 2022
American Rescue Plan
-The threshold for issuing a 1099K for third party networks like PayPal, Venmo, CashApp, Zelle etc. is $600. It is issued for business transactions such as side jobs and selling goods. Personal and family transactions documented on a 1099K must be resolved with the issuer before submitting a tax return.
-Unemployment documented on a 1099G form that was received in 2022 is taxable to the IRS and Maryland
-Health care deductions for those who itemize include at home Covid tests and PPE.
Tax brackets- 10%, 12%, 22%, 24%, 32%, 35% and 37%.
Gift exclusion - $16,000 or less
Energy Credits- Lifetime $500.credit in 2022; starting in 2023, an annual $1200. Credit on certain energy items
Mileage Rates Change for 2022: Mileage Deductions- Business (LLC, S Corp, Corp, Private Entrepreneur) rate: 58.5 cents per mile/ (after 7/1) 62.5 cents per mile; Charity: 14 cents a mile; Medical: 18cents a mile/ (after 7/1) 22 cents per mile
Standard Deduction Increased: Single and Married filing separately $12950, Head of Household $19,400, Married filing jointly and surviving spouse $25,900 / additional amount for age or blindness Married, surviving spouse $1400. Single, head of household $1750.
Education Credits and Tuition - The American Opportunity Education Credit ($2500 credit for the first four years of postsecondary education) and Lifetime Learning Credit ($2000. of postsecondary education courses to improve job skills) are available in 2022.
Premium Tax Credit and Health Insurance:
If you purchased insurance through the marketplace known as Health Insurance Marketplace via HealthCare.gov, then you will receive form 1095 A indicating the amount of the Premium Tax Credit. For 2022 tax year, you must bring the form 1095A in order to file.
Tax on Child’s investment – The maximum amount of unearned, investment income such as dividends, capital gains and interest that a child can have without it being subject to tax is $2300.
Increased Due Diligence Requirements for Tax Practitioners - In order to claim a Head of Household status, Child Tax Credit, Earned Income Credit, and/or American Opportunity Credit, taxpayers must have- physical documentation of the child’s Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and address.
Maryland Retirement Tax Reduction Act of 2020 - $1750. Tax credit for over 65 Married filing Joint filers with income less than $150,000. and $1000. Tax credit for Single over 65 with income less than $100,000. A $100,000. tax credit for taxpayers of age 100 or more.
As of January 5th, the IRS will begin accepting returns in late January, 2023; however, those filing taxes with an Earned Income Credit, and Child Tax Credits will be delayed until late February, 2023. Cathy, Barbara, Cindy and Anne will be preparing taxes starting January 28, 2023. Please call 410-284-1301 for an appointment. The tax deadline is April 18, 2023. For your convenience, we will have a drop off form, checklist and letter on our website at www.Stansburytax.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
_____Social Security numbers for all persons on the tax return
_____Birthdates and addresses of children and dependent adults
_____Estimated payments made to IRS and State of Maryland
_____W 2s, 1099 Misc., 1099 NEC
_____Interest - Banks, Checking and Savings Acts, CD’s Treasury Bills
_____Dividends - Mutual Funds, Stocks
_____State Refund from last year if you filed 1040 with itemized deductions
_____Alimony received from divorce decrees made pre-2018
_____Traditional IRA, Pension, Annuity, Retirement withdrawals
_____IRA Rollovers; Roth Conversion
_____Pension Income - 1099 R
_____Social Security Statements
_____Stock Disposals/Sales - 1099 B (Need original purchase date, original cost, sell date)
_____Rental Income and expenses
_____Business income and Expenses
_____Other Income: Lottery Winnings, Miscellaneous Income, 1099 C (Cancellation of Debt), 1099 K (Internet
_____Sale of house: Settlement papers when bought and sold
Adjustments and or Tax Credit Information
_____IRA Contributions – Traditional or Roth
_____Penalty on early withdrawal of savings
_____Child Care Credit: Need social security or EIN number of child care provider, address, and amount paid
_____Educational expenses relating to post-secondary education – 1098 T
_____Student Loan Interest
_____Self -employed medical insurance
_____Elective deferrals to a 401(k) or other qualified employer plan, voluntary employee contributions and
501 c (18) plan
_____Residential energy efficiency improvements – solar cells, energy saving roof*, windows*, doors* (lifetime cap $500.)
_____ 1095 A, 1095 B, 1095 C – Cost and information about Health insurance premiums
_____ Health Savings Account participants– forms 5498-SA; 1099 SA
_____529 College plans for Maryland deduction
Itemized Deductions Still deductible:
____Medical and dental costs which include:
Doctor and dentist fees, braces, prescription medicines, insulin, acupuncture, air conditioner necessary for allergies, nursing fees, hospital fees, contacts and supplies, chiropractic services, medical, dental and long-term care insurance, hearing aids, dentures, guide dog for physically disabled, birth control prescribed by a doctor, special equipment installed in a home to provide a medical benefit, surgery to improve vision, long term care premiums, Covid PPE and at home tests
_____State income taxes paid in 2022
_____Real Estate taxes - Personal Property Taxes - Ground Rent
_____Sales tax on motor vehicles, motor home
_____Home mortgage Interest
_____Points paid on a refinance and purchase of residence
_____Casualty and theft losses
_____Gambling losses to the extent of Gambling Winnings
January - April 18th
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After April 29th
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