Redpath Insights

States May Eye Nexus Enforcement to Stabilize Revenue

June 16, 2020 - It has been about two years since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on South Dakota vs. Wayfair. With the year 2020 featuring other, more challenging news for state coffers, states may start taking a harder look at economic activity...

The CARES Act and Charitable Contributions

May 7, 2020 - The CARES Act that President Trump signed into law on March 27, 2020, contained significant provisions related to charitable deductions, providing many individuals and corporate donors with greater flexibility. New $300 deduction...

Minnesota Sales and Use Tax Payment Extensions

April 9, 2020 - The state of Minnesota is extending the grace period for payment of sales and use tax for businesses identified under Emergency Executive Order 20-04. Details include: Businesses that originally had a monthly payment of sales and...

Individual Tax Provisions of the CARES Act

UPDATED - July 1, 2020 - Earlier this year, as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), the IRS granted relief to individuals who were required to take an RMD (required minimum distribution) from their...

CARES Act Key Changes to Tax Provisions

March 31, 2020 - On Friday, March 27th, President Trump signed the CARES Act into law providing emergency assistance to individuals and businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to emergency aid provisions, the $2 trillion bill...

CARES Act Employee Retention Credit and Payroll Tax Deferral

UPDATED: April 13, 2020 - 11:30 a.m. On Friday, April 10, 2020, the IRS issued additional guidance regarding the deferral of payroll tax available under the CARES Act. The most significant clarification relates to the deferral of employment taxes...

Senate Passes CARES Act

March 26, 2020 - Late on the night of March 25, the Senate passed the CARES Act to provide emergency assistance to individuals and businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The $2 trillion bill passed unanimously and is now going to the...

New Tax Deadline Details Released

UPDATED: April 10, 2020 - The IRS recently issued Notice 2020-23, which provided additional relief for tax filing and payment deadlines between April 1st, 2020 and July 15th, 2020. One of the most significant parts of the Notice is that 2nd...

Tax Deadlines Extended to July 15th

Update: Minnesota has also extended deadlines. Read more under the heading "Minnesota individual tax filing date extended to July 15" below. March 20, 2020 - Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin just announced on Twitter , at the direction of...

Covid-19: Federal and State Legislative Updates

On March 18, 2020, the Treasury Department issued Notice 2020-17 providing payment deferral until July 15, 2020 for taxpayers on account of the coronavirus.