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Electric Vehicle Tax Breaks

Presently, the federal income tax credit ranges from $2,500 to $7,500. It applies only to purchases of new electric cars and there are various limitations. The House-passed Build Back better bill would increase the tax break to a maximum of $12,500 for new electric...

Inherited Savings Bonds

Question: I just inherited from my mom EE savings bonds that have not reached maturity. Will I owe federal income tax on the accrued but untaxed pre-death interest? It depends, Answer: We assume your mom opted to defer reporting the bond interest as income until the...

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Mixed news for taxpayers under the new bipartisan infrastructure law: The employee retention tax credit (ERC) is no more. Lawmakers ended it early. This federal payroll tax break helped businesses that were financially hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, but kept paying...

Amended Returns

Amended return filers need a lot of patience this year. As of Nov. 13, the agency had a backlog of 2.7 million unprocessed Form 1040-X. Normally it can take the IRS up to 16 weeks to process an amended return. Now, the wait time is considerably longer than 20 weeks,...

Backlog of Individual Returns

The IRS is making progress on its backlog of individual returns for 2020, but not enough. As of November 5th, IRS has 6.8 million individual returns for 2020 requiring manual processing. That number might seem high, but it is going down. Compare it with the 7.8...

Unemployment Refund

When will you get your unemployment-benefits-exclusion refund check for 2020? IRS continues to work on returns for unemployment-benefits, but the process is slow going. The March stimulus law made unemployment-benefits received in 2020 nontaxable up to $10,200 for...

COVID -19 Home Testing Are Medical Expenses

Amounts paid for COVID-19 home testing are medical expenses, IRS says. Ditto for the cost of personal protective equipment, such as face mask, hand sanitizers and wipes. Itemizers can deduct medical expenses on Schedule A only to the extent total medical costs exceed...

About Shawn Wesley


Shawn Wesley took over operations of Northside Tax Service in October of 2004.

Shawn helps clients with a wide variety of services. He offers income tax preparation and planning services. He also offers small business bookkeeping and payroll services. In addition to these, he also offers help with IRS audits and dispute resolution. He is an active member of American Society of Tax Problem Solvers (ASTPS).

Prior to taking over Northside Tax Service, Shawn worked several years in the manufacturing field. He did everything from production floor operations to project and manufacturing engineering. He also has an extensive background in real estate and finance.

Shawn Wesley is an Enrolled Agent, enrolled to represent taxpayers before the Internal Revenue Service. He is an active member of the Florida Society of Enrolled Agents. He also holds a series 2-15 insurance license in the State of Florida. He is licensed to help clients with their insurance and investment needs.



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