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How is an excise tax different from a sales tax?

You are probably already familiar with sales tax, but you may be less familiar with excise taxes. This article will review the difference between sales…


File a Business Tax Extension Online

Business Taxes Are Due Tuesday, March 15, 2016   The IRS allows both individuals and businesses to file for a tax extension, which gives you…


Tax Preparation Checklist

What You Need to File Your Taxes in 2022 Preparing your tax return requires a lot of information, so it’s a great idea to have…


How To File Your Income Tax Return

Tips & Instructions for Preparing & Filing Your 1040 Return Filing your taxes every year isn’t fun, but it is necessary. This article explains what…


Taxable vs. Non-Taxable Income

What Types of Income Are Subject to Tax? Are you trying to determine whether or not all of your income is taxable? While the IRS…


Refundable vs. Non-Refundable Tax Credits

There Are Two Main Types of Credits That Can Reduce Your Tax Bill Tax credits, available through the IRS, can bring you a substantial savings…


Should You Itemize Your Deductions?

Tax Tips for Claiming Itemizing Deductions vs. the Standard Deduction When you are filing your 1040 tax return, right before you compute your final taxable income, you…


IRS Warning About Tax Scams for 2021

The Annual “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams List The IRS announced its "Dirty Dozen" list for 2021 with a warning for taxpayers, tax professionals, and financial…