November 20, 2015
The Federal income tax is based on a “pay-as-you-go” system. There are 2 ways to pay as you go: withholding tax or estimated tax. This article discusses withholding tax (also...
November 12, 2015
An Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a 9-digit number issued by the IRS for the purposes of identifying a particular business’ tax account. The EIN format is XX-XXXXXXX.
EINs are used by employers, sole proprietors, corporations,...
October 29, 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...
October 26, 2015
October 15, 2015
Up until tax year 2005, a taxpayer could file IRS Tax Form 4868 (Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return) and obtain a four-month automatic tax extension. An additional two-month tax extension could...
October 5, 2015
When applying for a loan or other financial assistance, you will likely be asked to provide copies of your tax returns from previous years. If you have lost or misplaced your copies of your tax returns and do not have them saved in digital format...
September 2, 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...
August 31, 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.
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...
April 15, 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...