Significant changes to the federal tax rules have been proposed. The next round of negotiations and voting is expected to come at the end of October. Here's a summary of various tax change proposals that could fund infrastructure projects, expanded social programs and green energy initiatives. Tax increase proposals would affect many small businesses and higher-income individuals, including business owners.
A recent study found that more than 59 million people engaged in online fantasy sports and gaming across the United States and Canada last year. That trend was bolstered by stay-at-home and social distancing restrictions imposed during the pandemic — and the momentum is expected to continue. If you play for money, you could owe taxes on your winnings. Here's an overview of the evolving federal tax rules for these activities.