January 3, 2018
If you owe more taxes than you can afford to pay right now, the IRS offers payment arrangement options. However, it is important to understand that regardless of your reason for paying taxes late, the IRS will charge interest and penalties for...
August 31, 2017
If you are a homeowner, your home could be a great asset when it comes to doing your tax return. To encourage homeownership and energy conservation, the government provides several tax breaks geared toward homeowners. Using these...
August 21, 2017
Everyone must pay taxes on the income they receive during the year, whether it is from a job, self-employment, or other sources. The IRS expects to receive tax payments as your income is earned...
April 12, 2017
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the country, costing billions in damages. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, there were 17.6 million identity theft victims in 2014 – a number that has continued to grow year...
April 10, 2017
Tax time is here again.
Filing your tax return is the easy part – it is calculating your deductions, credits, and income that can be tricky. You have a few different options available for filing your tax return, from using the traditional...
February 16, 2017
For businesses, tax due dates can vary depending on the type of business entity. Corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships often have different deadlines to file their tax returns. It is also important to note the due dates for mailing...
July 25, 2016
Individuals in most states are required to file a state income tax return in addition to their federal return. Only Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming do not have a state individual income tax, so filing a state...
March 14, 2016
The IRS allows both individuals and businesses to file for a tax extension, which gives you more time to file your income tax return. However, the rules and due dates for business tax...
February 3, 2016
Generally, taxpayers are allowed to claim exemptions on their tax returns that reduce their amount of taxable income. There are two main types of exemptions: personal exemptions and exemptions...
November 18, 2015
Families and individuals who get their health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace may be able to offset the cost of their monthly premiums with the Premium Tax Credit.
The premium tax credit (PTC) is a...