Paying Taxes

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  • April 1, 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...
  • March 31, 2015

    Generally, individual income tax returns need to be e-filed or postmarked by April 15. If you do not file on time, there is a late filing penalty of 5% on the amount that you owe. This is added to your tax balance for each month (or part of a...

  • March 30, 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...

  • March 25, 2015

    Are you wondering if you need to file a tax return? While most people who earn an income must file a Federal income tax return, that is not true for everyone.

    Depending on your...

  • March 12, 2015

    The e-file process allows taxpayers to submit their taxes electronically by connecting to the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Electronic Filing System. E-filing can be done from a computer (as well as modern smartphones and tablets) using a tax...

  • March 11, 2015

    Below are the tax rates and related numbers that you will need to prepare your 2014 income tax return, which is due by April 15, 2015.

    2014 Income Tax Brackets

    There are 7 tax brackets for the Federal income tax: 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%,...

  • March 5, 2015

    One of the best ways to reduce your income tax liability (and possibly increase your tax refund) is through Federal tax deductions provided by the IRS.

    There are certain...

  • March 4, 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...

  • February 23, 2015

    It’s the age-old question: Should you take the standard deduction, or should you itemize your deductions?

    To properly answer this question, you must first understand what the standard deduction is.

    The Standard Deduction

    The...

  • February 22, 2015

    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 $60,...