Federal Tax Returns

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  • July 28, 2015

    When tax time comes around, inevitably there are people who are not able to pay everything they owe.

    Although the IRS always prefers that you find a way to pay your taxes in full, circumstances can sometimes prevent that from happening. If...

  • July 27, 2015

    The U.S. government expects you to pay income taxes to the IRS each year. Most Americans have taxes withheld from their wages, which helps to avoid owing the IRS a large sum at the end of the year....

  • July 23, 2015

    Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) are designed to help individuals offset the health care costs associated with High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs).

    An HSA is defined as “a tax-exempt trust or custodial account you set up with a qualified...

  • July 22, 2015

    If you owe more taxes than you can afford to pay right now, the IRS offers payment arrangement options. However, it is important to understand that regardless of your reason for paying taxes late, the IRS will charge interest and penalties for...

  • July 21, 2015

    The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) is basically an income tax system that runs parallel to the regular income tax. For taxpayers with higher incomes, be...

  • July 20, 2015

    A wedding is a joyous occasion – but with marriage comes a host of new tax considerations.

    Whether you are soon-to-be-married or newly married, you should take the time to review your tax situation as a couple. There are a number of steps...

  • July 17, 2015

    The Federal income tax is based on a “pay-as-you-go” system. There are 2 ways to pay as you go: withholding tax or estimated tax. This article discusses withholding tax (also...

  • July 15, 2015

    This article gives you the tax rates and related numbers that you will need to prepare your 2015 income tax return. In general, 2015 individual tax returns are due by April 15, 2016.

    If you are looking for 2014 tax rates, you can find them...

  • July 14, 2015

    If you receive tips as part of your job, it’s important to realize that all tips are considered income and are subject to Federal income tax.

    The...

  • July 9, 2015

    Families and individuals who get their health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace may be able to offset the cost of their monthly premiums with the Premium Tax Credit.

    The premium tax credit is a...