What the new tax law means for Giving Tuesday and other charitable giving

Giving to charity is a reward in and of itself. And the first Giving Tuesday under a new tax era serves as a big reminder of that.

IRS ups contribution limits on 401(k) plans

The IRS has some good news for taxpayers who are looking to aggressively save for retirement.

Meet with your accountant this fall; your tax return will thank you in the spring

Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice lattes anymore. If you’re used to only seeing your accountant once a year during tax season -- Peekz ConsultiN owner Amy Peek says this is the year to make an exception. She’s advising taxpayers to meet with an accountant as soon as possible this fall while there is still … Continue reading Meet with your accountant this fall; your tax return will thank you in the spring

The story behind Peekz headquarters: Pittsburgh funeral home turned accounting firm

Often a topic of conversation with clients, new and old -- particularly this time of year -- we sat down with Peekz ConsultiN owner Amy Peek to ask her about what it’s like working out of the more than 4,200-square-foot defunct funeral home.

IRS says business meal deductions are staying

The IRS says employers still can deduct expenses for client-related business meals.

How the IRS wants you to prepare for natural disasters

With hurricane season in full force, the IRS is calling on businesses to update their emergency preparedness plans.

Time is running out for taxpayers who received IRS extensions in 2018

For those who filed for extensions on filing their taxes in April, IRS deadlines are creeping up fast. 

IRS strongly urges taxpayers to do a ‘paycheck checkup’

The IRS is trying to spread the word: Check your tax withholdings now to avoid possible surprises in April.

Millions of taxpayers expected to owe IRS because employers aren’t taking enough out of their paychecks

Thirty million Americans will be cutting a check to the IRS this spring because their employers didn’t withhold enough money.

Owe taxes? International air travel will be tough for you

If flying abroad is on your to-do list, then you better hope you’re on good terms with the IRS.