April 23, 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...
April 16, 2015
If you ever want to check your IRS refund status, you have several options available to you. Thanks to technology, taxpayers can...
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 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 20, 2015
Tax credits, available through the IRS, can bring you a substantial savings on your Federal income tax bill.
A tax credit reduces your tax liability dollar-for-dollar. This means that a $500 tax...
February 18, 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...
February 5, 2015
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC or EIC), which has been around since 1975, essentially provides a subsidy for low-income working families. To claim this tax credit, you must meet certain eligibility...
January 22, 2015
January 20, 2015
A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in the amount of tax that you owe. For example, a $500 tax credit will save you $500 in taxes.
On the other hand, a tax deduction merely reduces your...