June 20, 2016
The Federal income tax is based on a “pay-as-you-go” system. There are 2 ways to pay as you go: withholding tax or estimated tax. This article discusses withholding tax (also...
June 16, 2016
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...
June 13, 2016
There it is, sitting in your account just begging you to spend it. It’s like when you were a kid and you found a dollar on the sidewalk – the possibilities seem endless!
No matter how big the dollar number is, you can’t help but...
June 6, 2016
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) say that a number of individuals have received unsolicited phone calls from people claiming to be the IRS and demanding immediate payment of...
June 1, 2016
Tax season might be over, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop thinking about taxes. In fact, we’ll hear about it for the rest of the year while presidential candidates try to convince us that their tax plans are better for us than...
May 30, 2016
Individuals in most states are required to file a state income tax return in addition to their federal return. Only Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming do not have a state individual income tax, so filing a state...