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Small Business Lending Fund – available now for a short time – if you need a loan and you are a subchapter S – get on this.

Subchapter S corporations and mutual institutions participating in the Small Business Lending Fund will benefit from the incentives the Fund provides for increased lending. The more an institution increases its small business lending, the lower the rate it will receive. The application deadline for Subchapter S corporations and mutual institutions is June 6, 2011. Applications should be submitted to…


Colorado Department of Revenue – Taxpayer Online Access

Taxpayers and tax professionals may now access individual income tax returns, payment history, refund status and other information through the department’s Revenue Online service. Offering these services online, in one place, will help taxpayers quickly and easily submit documents online and transact tax business with the department. Revenue Online for Individuals includes the following: Access Your…


Being Compliant with Federal Tax Obligations May Soon Be A Requirement For Passport Renewal

According to a recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, the State Department issued 224,000 passports to citizens who owed approximately $6 billion in income tax in 2008.  Purportedly that amount has increased over the last three years. Most of the perpetrators are both wealthy and from my perspective burdened with inflated hubris. If this is you, may…


Truck Owners IRS Form 2290

IRS Form 2290, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Facts There is a cost associated with filing Form 2290, electronically. Taxpayers will incur the cost of IRS approved transmitter/software provider’s required service fees. There are differences in the processing of paper returns verses electronically filed returns. Paper returns are processed manually. If a paper return is filed…


Colorado Department of Revenue Private Letter Rulings

The Colorado Department of Revenue is now accepting requests for general information letters. This program was previously suspended because of significant shortfalls in the state’s revenue and reductions in the department’s operating budget. General information letters provide businesses and individuals with assistance on tax issues that are not specifically addressed in department publications (such as…