Reasons to File a 2019 Tax Return

The following article was published by the IRS. While many people are required to file a tax return, it's a good idea for everyone to determine if they should file. Some people with low income are not required to file, but will need to do so if they can get a tax refund. Here are five [...]

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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_516dpIZWU] 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 IRS.gov/ITA and clicking on “Do I Need to File a Tax Return?” You will then [...]

Tax Return Errors-Tips To Avoid Them

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTJcyeYzUec]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: […]