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Zelle and Taxes: Will I Receive a 1099-K?

Beginning in tax year 2023, you will receive a1099-K if you receive more than $600 in aggregate payments through a payment app or online marketplace. These can include Venmo, PayPal, Etsy, eBay, Cash App, Square, Facebook, Amazon, Shopify, and others. However, there is one payment app that is not included in these new policy changes: Zelle. Here’s an overview of Zelle, including why it is not required to abide by the new thresholds and if it’s the right payment app for you. 

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IRS Ends Surprise Visits from Revenue Officers

The IRS recently announced it is ending its longstanding practice of surprise in-person visits to taxpayers. Optima CEO David King and Lead Tax Attorney Philip Hwang provide helpful insight on what communication you can expect to receive from a Revenue Officer moving forward and what you can do to resolve your tax burden with the IRS.

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How State Residency Affects Your Taxes

When it comes to taxes, the old adage “location, location, location” takes on a new meaning. State residency plays a significant role in determining the taxes you owe, as each state has its own tax laws, rates, and regulations. Things get even more tricky if you work and live in two different states. In this article, we’ll delve into the intricacies of how state residency affects taxes and why it’s crucial to understand these implications. 

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Filing Taxes During Divorce

Divorce is a complex and emotionally challenging process that can have far-reaching implications on various aspects of your life, including your finances. One crucial aspect that requires careful attention is tax filing. Filing taxes during divorce can be a daunting task, but with proper planning and understanding, you can navigate this process smoothly and ensure you meet your tax obligations accurately. In this article, we will guide you through the key steps to take when filing taxes during a divorce. 

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