Internal Revenue Service

Paxton Files Lawsuit Against IRS Over Biden Plan to Impair Child Support Program 

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Attorney General Paxton sued the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) after a devastating policy change that would severely limit the ability of child support enforcement agencies (“CSEAs”) across the country to utilize valuable contractor resources to support the families they serve. The lawsuit aims to reverse the destructive policy. “It is unconscionable that millions of families will face the consequences of the Biden Administration’s actions, which will negatively impact child support programs across the nation as […]

Texas Comptroller’s Office: Certain Loans Forgiven by Federal Government Not Considered Income for Franchise Tax Reports

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar

Texas businesses that had COVID-related relief loans forgiven by the federal government do not have to report those loan proceeds as income on their 2021 franchise tax reports, the Texas Comptroller’s office announced today after a bill related to the treatment of those loan dollars was passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Abbott. House Bill (HB) 1195 applies to franchise tax reports originally due on or after Jan. 1, 2021. Forgiven loan proceeds […]

File 2020 Tax Return with the IRS to Receive Missing Economic Impact Payments

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued the third round of Economic Impact Payments (EIP) in April.  Most Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients should have received their EIPs by now.  If a person is missing their first or second EIP, they need to file a 2020 tax return with the IRS and claim the 2020 Recovery Rebate Credit (RRC) as soon as possible. Any person who did not receive his or her […]