Bryan Jinks

About the Author Bryan Jinks

Bryan Jinks is a Tax Attorney and Enrolled Agent who focuses on tax and legal topics. He tries to break down complex tax regulations into language that any taxpayer can understand. His goal is to educate readers on how tax laws impact their lives and businesses so that they can make informed financial decisions.
March 30, 2020By: Bryan Jinks

The IRS changed many tax filing and tax payment deadlines in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The IRS launched the People First Initiative. As a result,  Individual and business taxpayers have additional time to take the following actions:

April 30, 2018By: Bryan Jinks

Taxpayers with foreign bank accounts are required to disclose these accounts under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and on the Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR). Do you have an overseas bank account you haven’t disclosed it to the IRS? If so, you are risking significant penalties and even possible criminal prosecution in certain cases.

March 22, 2018By: Bryan Jinks

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has made sweeping changes to the United States tax laws. You have probably heard about some of the major changes that take effect beginning in 2018—a big cut to the corporate tax rate, lower marginal rates across the board, and a larger standard deduction. But there are some other less publicized changes that will still have a significant impact many taxpayers.