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State Tax Returns

Should You Itemize Your Deductions?

Tax Tips for Claiming Itemizing Deductions vs. the Standard Deduction When you are filing your 1040 tax return, right before you compute your final taxable income, you…


Get a Copy of Your Past Tax Return

How to Obtain Old IRS Tax Returns for Free There are many reasons why you may need to obtain a copy of a past tax return.…


Amended Tax Return

Tax Tips for Filing IRS Form 1040X Did you make a mistake on your Federal tax return that you need to correct? First, you should…


The Benefits of Filing Your Taxes Online

Why You Should E-File This Year There are many benefits to filing your taxes online (also called “electronic filing” or “e-file”). Once you are familiar…


Contact Information for State Income Taxes

In addition to Federal taxes, you may also be required to file and pay State taxes. Each state in the U.S. has its own local…


Where To Go If You Need Tax Help

Know Your Options for Tax Preparation Assistance Are you looking for an expert to help you with your income tax return? When it comes to…


States With Lowest Taxes Are Growing Fast

Maybe you can't avoid Federal taxation, but you can look for a State with a lower tax burden.Where should you be living if you want…


Windfalls and your taxes

When you receive a windfall — whether it’s an inheritance from a relative, winnings from the lottery or gambling, or proceeds from a legal settlement…