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Past Tax Returns

Tax prep: Records you need to gather now to file next year

Any job is easier when you have the right tools. When it comes to filing your income taxes, the right tools include the paperwork that…


Why does the IRS audit people? | Video

There are certain words that make people feel uneasy. The word "audit" happens to be one of those words. When people here that term they…


IRS Fresh Start Program

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Expands the 'Fresh Start' Program for Taxpayers On May 21, 2012, the IRS announced the expansion of the “Fresh Start”…


How long do I keep tax records? IRS record retention | Video

We all realize the importance of keeping important tax documents. However, most people don't know how long they should keep tax records. Learn about the…


Will owing taxes affect your credit score? | Video

Do you owe back taxes? Well, if you do, there's a possibility that your tax debt can affect your credit score. Find out more about…


5 things you must know about tax audits | Video

When the words "tax audits" are uttered, it's usually a bad thing. However, as long as you are an honest tax-payer you should have nothing…


What if I don't have the money to pay the IRS for back taxes?

The IRS is aware that taxpayers continue to struggle five years after the U.S. economy sunk into recession.The slow recovery means that many people still…


How to Determine if You Owe Past Tax Returns to the State

Worried you have outstanding debt owed to your state? Need to find out? There may be ways you can discover if you do owe and…