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Paying Taxes

How Do Taxes on Gambling Winnings Work?

Gambling activities can be thrilling and potentially lucrative, but it's important to understand the implications of taxes on gambling winnings. By staying informed, you can…


How to File a Tax Return: Get Started Here

Time for a tax return to basics. Form 1040: How to File a Tax Return You have several options for filing your federal income tax…


Taxable vs. Non-Taxable Income

What Types of Income Are Subject to Tax? Are you trying to determine whether or not all of your income is taxable? While the IRS…


Refundable Tax Credits vs. Non-Refundable Tax Credits

There Are Two Main Types of Credits That Can Reduce Your Tax Bill  Tax credits, available through the IRS, can bring you a substantial…


Missed the May 17 Deadline? File Taxes Now to Get a Refund & Lower Penalties

Tips for Filing a Late Return The IRS encourages people who have not yet filed their individual income tax return to do so as soon…


Tax Guide for First-Time Taxpayers

What You Need to Know About U.S. Federal Income Taxes, Plus Tips for Preparing & Filing Your First Tax Return Are you an individual who’s…


5 Top Tax Deductions for Individuals

Don’t Miss Out on Deductions That Reduce Your Income Tax Liability One of the best ways to reduce your income tax liability (and possibly increase…


Get a Personal Tax Extension

Request Six More Months to File Your Taxes   This year, most individual income tax returns need to be e-filed or postmarked by April 18.…