Federal Tax Returns
October 9, 2015
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a 9-digit number issued by the IRS for the purposes of identifying a particular business’ tax account. The EIN format is XX-XXXXXXX.
EINs are used by employers, sole proprietors, corporations,...
October 8, 2015
A change in life circumstances, whether good or bad, can affect your tax return.
Here are some instances where you will need to reevaluate your tax situation:Job Changes
If you lose your job, you should be aware that unemployment...
October 7, 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...
October 6, 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...
October 5, 2015
When applying for a loan or other financial assistance, you will likely be asked to provide copies of your tax returns from previous years. If you have lost or misplaced your copies of your tax returns and do not have them saved in digital format...
October 2, 2015
The Additional Medicare Tax was implemented in late 2013 as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Starting in tax year 2013, you may be required to pay an Additional Medicare Tax (on top...
October 1, 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 (PTC) is a...
September 30, 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...
September 29, 2015
If you have children, you may be able to lower your tax bill by claiming the Child Tax Credit. The Child Tax Credit is a non-refundable credit, which means it cannot reduce your tax...
September 28, 2015
The requirements to obtain an ITIN (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) have been updated and strengthened by the IRS. An ITIN is a tax ID number that’s only available to taxpayers who are not eligible to get a Social Security...