October 11, 2013
October 15, 2013 will be the second tax day of the year. It is the deadline for those taxpayers who successfully filed for an extension before April 15.
Why can they file their taxes 6 months later? Is there some special service that...
September 20, 2013
Almost two years ago the IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman came forward with a plan to revamp the IRS tax filing system in a way that would help prevent tax fraud and reduce costly errors. He called his vision, the real-time tax initiative....
September 11, 2013
If you have watched Ocean's Eleven (2001), you already know that stealing money from a casino is easy. The biggest problem is how to make it out of the building with the money and your life, intact. The same is true of identity theft and...
July 8, 2013
Financial pressure in Congress has caused substantial changes in Federal taxation. Here is a list of those changes, sectioned off by who the changes will most likely affect.Everyone
Medical and dental expenses: You can...
June 28, 2013
Did you receive your tax refund this year? Did you neglect to send a tax return, thinking your income was too low?
You might have a stack of cash waiting for you.
June 19, 2013
If you are counting on your tax refund to help you pay the bills, that probably means you don’t have a lot of extra cash to employ an accountant. Fortunately, there are an...
May 9, 2013
When I get a letter from the IRS — and yes, it’s happened — I get a chill. Am I in trouble? Did I miss a deadline or overlook...
April 7, 2013
SAN DIEGO (MainStreet) — When sending personal information to the Internal Revenue Service, which method feels safer to you: traditional snail mail or electronic submission?
April 7, 2013
You can file for an extension on any ground you like. All it takes is filling in Form 4868 to extend the deadline to Oct. 15....
March 7, 2013
The temptation to blow your tax refund is always there. However, just because you get a sizable tax refund that doesn't mean that you have to spend it haphazardly. Before you spend it all, here's how you can make the most of your tax...