Federal Tax Returns

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  • October 20, 2015

    Many people believe that once they retire, they will pay less in taxes due to a lower income. While that may be true for some people, it is not always the case.

    Depending on what income you have coming in (e.g., from Social Security,...

  • October 19, 2015

    If you have children, you may be able to lower your tax bill by claiming the Child Tax Credit. The Child Tax Credit is a non-refundable credit, which means it cannot reduce your tax...

  • October 16, 2015

    It is recommended that you file any tax returns that are due, whether or not you can pay your tax liability in full. The longer you wait to file, the higher your late fees and interest charges will be.

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  • October 15, 2015

    Up until tax year 2005, a taxpayer could file IRS Tax Form 4868 (Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return) and obtain a four-month automatic tax extension. An additional two-month tax extension could...

  • October 13, 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...

  • October 8, 2015

    A change in life circumstances, whether good or bad, can affect your tax return.

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  • October 6, 2015

    A wedding is a joyous occasion – but with marriage comes a host of new tax considerations.

    Whether you are soon-to-be-married or newly married, you should take the time to review your tax situation as a couple. There are a number of steps...

  • October 5, 2015

    When applying for a loan or other financial assistance, you will likely be asked to provide copies of your tax returns from previous years. If you have lost or misplaced your copies of your tax returns and do not have them saved in digital format...

  • October 2, 2015

    The Additional Medicare Tax was implemented in late 2013 as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Starting in tax year 2013, you may be required to pay an Additional Medicare Tax (on top...