September 8, 2014
Gambling — whether it’s at the racetracks, the casino, or the lottery — is a source of entertainment for millions of people. It is also a source of income, whether you win the Powerball...
August 10, 2014
As many are still recovering from the Great Recession, the idea of having income (or even excess income) subject to tax is the last thing people want to think about.
Generally, tax law defines income as “undeniable accessions to wealth”...
July 28, 2014
The purpose of Tax Form W-4 is simple ― it is used by your employer to withhold the proper amount of federal income tax from your paycheck. The IRS recommends that employees submit a new W-4 tax form each year, or any time their personal or...
May 5, 2014
If you happen to miss the filing deadline (April 15th), you should still try to file your income tax return as soon as possible — especially if you owe additional taxes.
April 23, 2014
IRS Tax Form 1040X is the Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. It is designed for taxpayers who need to correct mistakes made on Tax Form 1040, Tax Form 1040A, Tax Form 1040EZ, Tax Form 1040NR, or Tax Form 1040NR-EZ. To...
April 11, 2014
Have you always filed electronically? Never done it before? Here are a few things to consider.The Pros of E-File
March 18, 2014
Did you know? Almost 120 million people e-filed their tax returns last year, and over 1 billion people have e-filed since 1990. There are a number of ways you can file your tax return if you choose to do it electronically.IRS Free...
February 11, 2014
When it comes to tax preparation many people are far from efficient. In fact, most taxpayers are disorganized and unprepared when they begin to file their returns. Of course, you don’t have to make this mistake. The following 5 tax preparation...
September 24, 2013
Generally speaking, whenever you settle a debt for less than you owed, the difference counts as income – taxable income.
A short sale is a form of debt...