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IRS to Recalculate Taxes on Unemployment Benefits; Refunds to Start in May

This article was published by the IRS. To help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that it will take steps to automatically refund money this spring and summer to people who filed their tax return reporting unemployment compensation before the recent changes made by the American Rescue Plan. The legislation, signed on March 11, allows [...]

Help for Taxpayers

Do you have a tax question? If so, start with the “Help” link at the top of IRS.gov. There you’ll find lots of useful information, whether you’re filing your tax return, checking on your refund, looking for payment options, wondering about coronavirus tax relief, need a tax transcript, or have any other tax questions. You can [...]

Here’s Who Qualifies for the Employee Business Expense Deduction

This article was published by the IRS. Employee business expenses can be deducted as an adjustment to income only for specific employment categories and eligible educators. Taxpayers can no longer claim unreimbursed employee expenses as miscellaneous itemized deductions, unless they are a qualified employee or an eligible educator. They must complete Form 2106, Employee Business Expenses, [...]

Tips for Filing Personal Income Taxes in Massachusetts

Here are some tips for filing your MA state personal income taxes: Find out if you qualify for the earned income tax credit. The EITC is a benefit for working people with low or moderate incomes which could lower your taxes or help you get a refund. E-file if possible. 90% of MA taxpayers file electronically. [...]

Tax Day for Individuals Extended to May 17

This article was published by the IRS. The federal income tax filing due date for individuals for the 2020 tax year has been automatically extended from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021. The IRS will be providing formal guidance in the coming days. "This continues to be a tough time for many people, and the [...]

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