Taxpayers Should Find Out if They Can Benefit from the Earned Income Tax Credit

The following article was published by the IRS. The earned income tax credit benefits working individuals and families with low to moderate incomes. EITC can lower a taxpayer's taxes, and even result in a refund. To take advantage of this credit, taxpayers must file a tax return and claim the credit. They should do so even [...]

Special tax benefits for armed forces

Members of the military and their families are often eligible for certain tax breaks. For example, members of the armed forces don’t have to pay taxes on some types of income. Special rules could also lower the tax they owe or give them more time to file and pay taxes. No matter what time of the [...]

Do I Have to File a Tax Return?

[youtube] Every year there is a subset of people who ask themselves if they have to file a tax return. The best way to find out the answer to this question is by checking out the Interactive Tax Assistant on and clicking on “Do I Need to File a Tax Return?” You will then [...]

Tax Return Errors-Tips To Avoid Them

[youtube]It goes without saying that it takes the IRS much longer to process tax returns that have mistakes. That also means that those who make mistakes who are due refunds will likely have to wait much longer to get them. Here are the most common mistakes and how to avoid them: […]

Earned Income Tax Credit-Get It Right

[youtube] If you are one of many Americans who earn a low to moderate income, you may be eligible for a tax credit that can increase your tax refund. This credit is known as the Earned Income Tax Credit, or more simply the EITC. The credit is variable and depends on several factors, including your [...]