July 28, 2015
When tax time comes around, inevitably there are people who are not able to pay everything they owe.
Although the IRS always prefers that you find a way to pay your taxes in full, circumstances can sometimes prevent that from happening. If...
July 15, 2015
This article gives you the tax rates and related numbers that you will need to prepare your 2015 income tax return. In general, 2015 individual tax returns are due by April 15, 2016.
If you are looking for 2014 tax rates, you can find them...
July 8, 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,...
June 25, 2015
A change in life circumstances, whether good or bad, can affect your tax return.
Here are some instances where you will need to reevaluate your tax situation:Job Changes
If you lose your job, you should be aware that unemployment...
June 17, 2015
Your tax refund is missing. What do you do?
First, check the IRS’ “Where's My Refund” online tool to make sure that your tax refund has been issued. You can start checking the status...
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...
June 8, 2015
The ability to work for yourself and be your own boss is an exciting prospect. Becoming self-employed in your field of expertise can give you the freedom to find a work-life balance that is hard to achieve when you are employed by a someone else...
May 6, 2015
The tax code is adjusted every year and it can be a lot to keep up with. Sometimes your life situation changes and you’re unsure how to handle the tax ramifications. The penalties for filing your taxes incorrectly are high, especially if you...
May 4, 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.
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...