What do I need to bring to my appointment with MSWS?
If you are a new client, please bring a copy of your 2020’s tax return and any tax information you have received for 2021. Whether you are a new, or existing client, if you qualified and received 2021 Stimulus Payment(s) or Advance Child Tax Credit Payment(s), we will need 1) IRS Letter 6475 – Confirms total amount received of your third Economic Impact Payment(s), 2) IRS Letter 6419 – Confirms total amount received of your Advance Child Tax Credit payment(s). We must receive all information March 21, 2022 to ensure that your returns will be completed by the April 18, 2022 filing deadline.
How do I access my MSWS Secure Portal?
If you are already set up with the portal:
- Go to our website https://www.mswspa.com/, and clicking on the Portal tab at the top of the page.
- To log in, use your full email address. As your username.
- If you do not remember your password, click on the “forgot password” link and it will walk you through the resetting process.
If you do not already have a portal, please reach out to the to get you set up. You will receive a portal welcome email and instructions on how to set it up.
How can I make my tax payments electronically?
IRS, state and local agencies provide various methods to make tax payments online. Click the links below to be redirected to IRS and MD online payment services.
Where's my refund?
You can check your most updated refund status with IRS and state agencies online. Click the links below to be redirected to IRS and MD refund status page.
How do Advanced Child Tax Credit Payments work with Shared-Custody Agreements?
Advanced Child Tax Credit does add some level of complication to tax returns. IRS updated FAQs for 2021 Child Tax Credit and Advance Child Tax Credit Payments on January 11, 2022. Click the links below to see FAQs related to 2021 Child Tax Credit related to shared-custody, and other FAQs on Child Tax Payments:
Why do I have to report stimulus payments received on my tax return when they are not taxable?
IRS requires reconciliation on payments you received in 2021. if you qualified and received 2021 Stimulus Payment(s) or Advance Child Tax Credit Payment(s), you will receive IRS Letter 6475 – Confirms total amount received of your third Economic Impact Payment(s), and/or IRS Letter 6419 – Confirms total amount received of your Advance Child Tax Credit payment(s). Please give us a copy of those letters for MSWS to prepare your returns.
How much was my Economic Impact Payment received in 2021?
IRS released FAQs on January 13, 2022, related to 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit. Click the link below to read the FAQs and Topic G on Finding the Third Economic Impact Payment Amount to Calculate the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit:
IRS 2021 Recovery Rebate Credits FAQs
How do I set up an online account with the IRS?
Setting up an online account with the IRS allows you to view your balance, make payments, access tax records, etc.. Click the link below to set up your online account: