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Tax Refunds

Why haven’t real-time taxes happened yet?

Real-time taxes would aim to reduce tax fraud and erroneous tax returns. So what's the problem?Almost two years ago the IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman came…


How identity thieves cash your tax refund

Read how real identity thieves try to hide their tracks from the IRS.If you have watched Ocean's Eleven (2001), you already know that stealing money…


Where’s My State Refund

State Tax Refund Websites, Phone Numbers, & Addresses Wondering when your state tax refund will arrive? Just find your state on this list and follow…


How will changes in tax policy affect your 2013 tax return?

A simple run-down of what tax changes are in store for 2013 and who will be affectedFinancial pressure in Congress has caused substantial changes in…


How You Can File Taxes Online For Free

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…


What to do if the IRS challenges your tax returns

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…


For tax returns, ignore the snail and save the stamp

Transmitting personal data through e-filing may actually be safer than traditional mail.SAN DIEGO (MainStreet) — When sending personal information to the Internal Revenue Service, which…


Can I get an extension on my tax return?

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.…