Paying Taxes

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  • September 19, 2014

    Starting a new business is an exciting adventure, but also a major undertaking. Although, as a new business owner, you may be an expert in your field or industry, you may be new to paying taxes...

  • September 16, 2014

    Members of the U.S. Armed Forces, particularly those deployed in combat zones, are faced with unique tax situations and are eligible for special tax benefits.

    For Federal tax purposes, the U.S. Armed Forces includes the following:

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  • September 9, 2014

    Did you make a mistake on your Federal tax return that you need to correct?

    First, you should know that not all errors require an amended tax...

  • September 8, 2014

    Gambling — whether it’s at the racetracks, the casino, or the lottery — is a source of entertainment for millions of people. It is also a source of income, whether you win the Powerball...

  • September 5, 2014

    Are you trying to determine whether or not all of your income is taxable? While the IRS considers most types of income to be fully taxable, there are certain instances where your income may not be subject to tax.

    Taxable Income...

  • September 2, 2014

    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...

  • August 15, 2014

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) say that a number of individuals have received unsolicited phone calls from people claiming to be the IRS and demanding immediate payment of...

  • August 10, 2014

    As many are still recovering from the Great Recession, the idea of having income (or even excess income) subject to tax is the last thing people want to think about. 

    Generally, tax law defines income as “undeniable accessions to wealth”...

  • June 2, 2014

    Roughly one in three Americans files their own taxes online, rather than using a professional tax preparer. If you're going to file electronically, there are a few ways you can do it.

    If your Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) was less than $58,...

  • May 5, 2014

    If you happen to miss the filing deadline (April 15th), you should still try to file your income tax return as soon as possible — especially if you owe additional taxes.

    The longer you wait to file your tax return, the more penalties and...