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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…


2021 Federal Tax Calendar

IRS Tax Deadlines for 2021 This is the IRS General Tax Calendar, which includes the 2021 due dates that most taxpayers will need to know…


Which Tax Form Should You File?

Federal Tax Returns Have Undergone Several Changes Over the Past Few Years There used to be several different versions of the federal individual income tax…


5 Top Tax Deductions for Individuals

Don’t Miss Out on Deductions That Reduce Your Income Tax Liability One of the best ways to reduce your income tax liability (and possibly increase…


Tax Preparation Tips for Your 2020 Return

Your 2021 Tax Guide for Filing a Return, Paying Taxes, & COVID-Related Tax Relief This past year has brought many changes for individuals, families, and…