Paying Taxes

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  • July 2, 2015

    A tax lien is a claim against property that the government uses to protect its interests in tax debt. The IRS will place a lien against your property only after it has sent you a bill and you have not paid it. Being hit with a tax lien is a...

  • July 1, 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...

  • June 15, 2015

    This is the IRS’ general tax calendar, which includes all the 2015 deadlines that most taxpayers will need to know.

    NOTE: If you file your taxes based on the fiscal year (instead of the calendar year), some of these dates will be...

  • June 11, 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...

  • June 10, 2015

    If you have to move because of your job — whether you’re starting a new job or working at the same job in a new location — you may be able to deduct some of your moving expenses on your income tax...

  • June 8, 2015

    The ability to work for yourself and be your own boss is an exciting prospect. Becoming self-employed in your field of expertise can give you the freedom to find a work-life balance that is hard to achieve when you are employed by a someone else...

  • June 4, 2015

    Every year, the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for various reasons. There are many different types of notices issued by the IRS — depending on the notice you receive, you may have a range of options for responding.

    IRS...
  • May 28, 2015

    It is recommended that you file any tax returns that are due, whether or not you can pay your tax liability in full. The longer you wait to file, the higher your late fees and interest charges will be.

    You can file a late tax return the...

  • May 26, 2015

    Everyone must pay taxes on the income they receive during the year, whether it is from a job, self-employment, or other sources. The IRS expects to receive tax payments as your income is earned...

  • May 15, 2015

    If you owe taxes, it may feel as though you’ve been cast adrift upon a sea of uncaring bureaucracy. Don’t despair—you have rights! In fact, there is a new “Taxpayer Bill of Rights” that was...