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 23, 2015
Form 1099-MISC is an information return used to report certain miscellaneous income/payments to the IRS. If you are an independent contractor, or you hire an independent contractor, you...
March 20, 2015
Are you using the correct tax form when you file your return this year? Remember that filing electronically is the easiest way to submit a complete and accurate tax return. E-file software guides you through your tax preparation by asking...
March 16, 2015
The IRS allows both individuals and businesses to file for a tax extension, which gives you more time to file your income tax return. However, the rules and due dates for business tax...
March 10, 2015
In general, all businesses operating in the U.S. are required to report their activities to the IRS by filing annual tax returns. The due date and type of tax return that is filed depends on the type of business entity.
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...
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
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,...