Tax Refunds

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  • 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 29, 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...

  • January 22, 2015

    When you are filing your 1040 tax return, right before you compute your final taxable income, you have the option to either claim...

  • 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...

  • January 16, 2015

    Probably the most common question asked during tax season is ‘When will I get my tax refund?’ Now that you’ve filed your taxes, know that more than 9 out of 10 refunds are issued in less than 21 days.

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  • January 15, 2015

    IRS Newswire just released this information about the upcoming tax season:

    “The Internal Revenue Service announced the on-time opening of the nation’s 2015 filing season and highlighted a growing array of online services, including...

  • December 30, 2014

    The Federal income tax is a “pay-as-you-go” tax. This means that you are expected to make tax payments throughout the year, instead of all at once at the end of the year. For most people, this requirement is satisfied by having tax withheld from...

  • November 26, 2014

    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...