Past Tax Returns

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  • January 20, 2014

    Do you need a copy of your past tax return? If so, you should first decide if you need an exact copy of your return or just a simple transcript. Many taxpayers are unaware that there are differences between exact copies and transcripts. Along...

  • July 8, 2013

    Are you looking for a copy of a past state tax return? Here is an alphabetical list with links to each state’s website, as well as a telephone number, to help you find what you need.

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  • May 9, 2013

    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 a tax? I hate to open the envelope.

    But you've got to open it and face the question right away. If you throw the...

  • March 21, 2013

    For Shauna Wekherlien, the owner of Tax Goddess Business Services PC in Scottsdale, Ariz., the scariest tax audit she saw was a corker, including threats from the Internal Revenue Service and a dash of ignorance and hostility.

    “This client...

  • February 28, 2013

    Even if you take great care in preparing your federal income tax return, you may realize that some of the information you provided is missing...

  • February 27, 2013

    NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Did you move because of a new job or a job location last year? You may be entitled to an “above-the-line” deduction for your unreimbursed moving expenses.

    You...

  • February 12, 2013

    When you’re hunting for tax savings on your 2012 returns, comb through the way you paid your taxes in the past. You might have missed an easy write-off that’s waving its hand and shouting, “look at me!” For example:

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  • December 13, 2012

    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 documents your financial life. Heading to your appointment with your tax adviser without the proper documents...

  • December 3, 2012

    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 always fear the worst. However, the IRS audit process is not as scary as it may seem. TurboTax'...