Here’s Basic Info for Businesses Filing Excise Taxes

The following article was published by the IRS. Businesses providing goods and services that are subject to excise tax must file a Form 720 quarterly to report the tax to the IRS. What is excise tax? Excise taxes are charged on a wide variety of goods, services and activities. The tax may be imposed at the [...]

Direct Deposit for Your Tax Refund

This video was published by the IRS The best and fastest way to get your tax refund is to have it electronically deposited into your financial account. The program is called "Direct Deposit" and it's free. You can use it to deposit your refund into one, two, or even three accounts. You can even use direct [...]

IRS Issues Standard Mileage Rates for 2020

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has issued the 2020 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on January 1, 2020, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or [...]

Tax Filing Status

 This video was published by the IRS. One of the first things to figure out with your taxes is which filing status to use. What counts is your status as of December 31, not any other time of year. There are five filing statuses. Which one is yours? Single? That's easy. If you're single, divorced, [...]

Here’s How the Credit for Other Dependents Can Benefit You

The following article was published by the IRS. Taxpayers with dependents may qualify to claim a few different tax credits. One of these is the child tax credit. The child tax credit benefits people whose dependent meets a series of tests. If the dependent doesn't meet those qualifications, the taxpayer may be able to claim the [...]