Set Up an IRS Payment Plan Online

Filing your tax return and paying what you owe on time is always best. But if you can't pay in full, you still need to file on time and pay what you can. In most cases, you have options for how to make your payments. You can pay by direct debit from your bank account, or [...]

Understanding What Happens After a Disaster That Leads to Taxpayer Relief

This article was published by the IRS. No matter the type of disaster or how devastating it is, before the IRS can choose to authorize tax relief, the Federal Emergency Management Agency must issue a major disaster declaration. Generally, the IRS will authorize disaster tax relief to all areas identified on a major disaster declaration if [...]

IRS Tax Withholding Estimator Helps Taxpayers Get Their Federal Withholding Right

This article was published by the IRS. All taxpayers should review their federal withholding each year to make sure they're not having too little or too much tax withheld. Doing this now can help protect against facing an unexpected tax bill or penalty in the future. The sooner taxpayers check their withholding, the easier it is [...]

Are You Making Extra Cash Selling Stuff or Providing a Service?

If you get paid electronically for a side hustle, small business, or the sale of items online, you might need to pay taxes on that income. Payment apps and online marketplaces issue a Form 1099-K, informing you and the IRS if you're paid more than $600 in a year. If you make a profit through these [...]

Audits by Mail: What to Do

The IRS conducts audits to verify income, deductions, expenses, and credits claimed on tax returns. Here's what to do if you receive a letter that says the IRS is auditing your tax return by mail. First, read the letter carefully. It explains the issues involved and outlines the types of information you need to send us. [...]

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