Federal Tax Returns
September 24, 2013
Generally speaking, whenever you settle a debt for less than you owed, the difference counts as income – taxable income.
A short sale is a form of debt...
September 16, 2013
There are several different types of Federal individual income tax returns. You must use the...
July 31, 2013
There are many reasons why you may need to obtain a copy of a past tax return. Perhaps you simply lost your copy or there is a pressing...
July 3, 2013
The IRS may be ridiculed, and it may be railed on. But it is still one of the most effective collection agencies in the world.
In 2011, the agency claims to have processed 234 million Federal returns (including supplemental documentation...
June 19, 2013
If you are counting on your tax refund to help you pay the bills, that probably means you don’t have a lot of extra cash to employ an accountant. Fortunately, there are an...
May 9, 2013
When I get a letter from the IRS — and yes, it’s happened — I get a chill. Am I in trouble? Did I miss a deadline or overlook...
April 7, 2013
You can file for an extension on any ground you like. All it takes is filling in Form 4868 to extend the deadline to Oct. 15....
March 6, 2013
Most people are getting ready to file their 2012 federal tax returns and anticipate that they will receive a refund. There are many ways to save money in filing your returns and using your tax refund; here are some actions you should take....
February 28, 2013
When you receive a windfall — whether it’s an inheritance from a relative, winnings from the lottery or gambling, or proceeds from a legal settlement...
February 28, 2013
Even if you take great care in preparing your federal income tax return, you may realize that some of the information you provided is missing...