Owe the IRS Money? 5 Things You Should Know

Do you owe the IRS money for taxes? Can you afford the tax penalty on the money you owe to the IRS?

Nothing can be more taxing than to discover you owe the IRS money. When calculating your taxes, especially when you already are struggling financially, this is stressful. The concern, of course, is where do I get the money and how long do I have to pay it? You are responsible to file your tax return on time, regardless whether you can’t pay the taxes you owe. Unfortunately, you will face a tax penalty if the money is paid late. This is just one reason why people hate tax time! Here are 5 things you should know when you owe the IRS money. Continue reading

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Tax Season Has Begun, Here’s What You Should Know

The IRS 2019 Tax Season Has Begun

The 2019 tax season has begun for taxpayers and businesses. The agency is officially accepting and processing federal tax returns for tax year 2018. Even though major tax law changes are in effect due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS has been able to kick off the season without a hitch. Continue reading

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Who Under Prepaid 2018 Taxes? IRS Tax Break?

Under Prepaid 2018 Taxes Happens for Many Reasons for an IRS Tax Break

It’s true, 2018 was an interesting year with tax reform going into affect. It is comforting to know there is the potential for an IRS tax break. And, there are many reasons for under prepaid 2018 taxes. The IRS requires taxpayers to pre-pay their taxes for any tax year. This is requirement is through payroll withholding, estimated tax payments or a combination of the two. Employees and retirees generally accomplish this through withholding. And, self-employed individuals and those with investment income by paying quarterly estimated payments. Continue reading

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Get Ready for Tax Season, Tax Time 2019

Are You Ready for Tax Season? Time to Gather Your Information for Your Tax Appointment

We are aware of what it takes to get ready for tax season. Are you ready for tax season? Like most taxpayers, you have the overwhelming task of pulling together all the records for your tax appointment. This blog is Part 2 of Tax Time 2019 Is Around the Corner, and has additional suggestions as to how to get ready for tax season.
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Tax Time 2019 is Around the Corner, Are You Ready?

It’s Tax Time 2019, Time to Gather Your Information for Your Tax Appointment

When we say Tax Time 2019 is just around the corner, like most taxpayers, you are finding yourself with the massive chore of pulling together the records for your tax appointment. The difficulty of this task depends upon how well you maintained your tax records throughout the year. This is Part 1 of Tax Time 2019 is Around the Corner, Are You Ready? No matter how good your record keeping was, arriving at your tax appointment full and accurate tax information will give us more time to: Continue reading

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12 Easy Ways to Get Your Personal Finances in Shape for 2019

Do you want to learn about 12 easy ways to get your personal finances in shape for 2019?

Yes, there really are 12 easy ways to get your personal finances in shape for 2019. It’s always a good idea to do an annual review of your personal financial habits. Regardless, whether you’re diligent about paying bills and saving or you’ve fallen behind and never opened a savings account. Everybody needs to re-evaluate from time to time, and there’s no time like the New Year.  Continue reading

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Holiday Gifts with Tax Benefits

Holiday Gifts with Tax Benefits Come in Many Forms, Shapes and Sizes

Some holiday gifts you provide to members of your family, employees and others may also yield tax benefits. Here are some examples:  Continue reading

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Protect Tax Data, Keep All Sensitive Tax Data Safe

The IRS Warns Taxpayers to Protect Tax Data and Keep All Sensitive Tax Data Safe

Did you know that when you protect tax data it will help with your future filings, amended returns and audits? Not to mention protect your identity, as well?

Since we all are heading in tax season soon, the IRS wants all taxpayers to be aware as to how long to keep tax returns and other supporting documents.
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