Thursday, May 31, 2012

State Copies of 1099 forms

Thirty six states require 1099 forms reporting for various types of non-payroll compensation and other miscellaneous income. While the 1099 filing requirements and dollar reporting thresholds may vary, the requirement to file a state return is generally contingent on the reporting requirements for the state in which the 1099 recipient resides. The states not requiring tax filing for 1099 forms are Alaska, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Deadline for 2011 PA Property Tax rebate applications approaches

PA residents age 65 or older (widow or widower 50 or older and people with disabilities 1 or older) with incomes of less than $35k for homeowners and $15k for renters (excluding ½ of social security) are eligible to apply for a rebate of up to $975 for property taxes or rent. The deadline for a 2011 rebate is 6/1/2012. More info here: