Tax Preparation Services Guide - Advice & Help Filing Taxes
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April 15th, otherwise own as Tax Day, is ever nearing. If you're one of the millions of Americans that has decided to put off your filing to closer to deadline day and are trying to jog your memory back into tax filing gear, no worries. That's what this entry is for.
Finding the right tax professional who is able to find you every deduction, credit, and write-offs can oftentimes seem like an impossible task, but it doesn't have to be.
Not long ago, a small headline blipped onto the news radar. It said that Credit Karma (A popular free credit score company) had just bought out an online tax preparer, and would begin to offer absolutely free tax filing to anyone interested in their new services.
If you receive a 1099-MISC tax form, these guide is for you. Independent contractors, small business owners, and otherwise self-employed folks, use these 5 straightforward steps to fully take care of your tax filing and payment obligations.
Are you thinking of going to a tax professional to have them help you file your taxes? That is an option, and a good one for many people, but it doesn't have to be the only option for many others. The IRS offers free e-filing for basic returns and has partnered with e-file.com to offer two more low-cost services for individuals and businesses who need additional services.
Getting ready to sit down and manually or electronically file your taxes? Have you yet been confused by the 3 different filing options you have with the 1040 forms? You're not alone.
Being on the receiving line of an Internal Revenue Service agents phone call or mailing informing you that your tax returns are being audited is a nightmare that millions of Americans have undoubtedly had. A tax audit can turn an otherwise quiet life upside down and cause undue stress on an individual and their family.
Determining whether or not you have to pay taxes on your Social Security benefits really comes down to two factors: 1) your tax filing status, and 2) the amount of your "combined" income. Generally speaking though, you will not have to pay any taxes on your Social Security benefits at all, if that is your only source of income.
Have you ever made contributions to an IRA account, then wondered if you can deduct that investment from your taxes? The simple answer yes, you can, but only in some cases.It all depends on what kind of IRA you contribute to, and in some cases your income level, and if you are covered by an employer-run retirement account or not.
Every state figures out a way to collect revenue in the form of taxes, but not every state is equal in how they go about doing that. Some states have a high sales tax while others have no sales tax at all. This piece will focus on breaking down the best and worst states when it comes to their sales tax.
Tax Preparation News & Opinion Articles
|Fri Apr 01, 2016 | consumeraffairs.com|
With tax season in full swing, consumers should be careful about who they choose to prepare their return this year. Don't put yourself in jeopardy.
|Tue Apr 07, 2015 | cbsnews.com|
Whether you are filling out a simple tax return or have a more complex situation -- check out these tips for first-time filers
|Mon Apr 06, 2015 | woodtv.com|
Students from Davenport, Aquinas and Cornerstone colleges are offering free last-minute tax preparation help for low-income households.
Tax Preparation Videos
|Fri Jan 18, 2019|
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|Fri Apr 08, 2016|
Find out what to do if you don’t receive your W-2.
|Wed Mar 30, 2016|
A CPA can help make sure that you are utilizing all of the credits, deductions, and write offs to which...