Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update” – September 15, 2021

In this week’s Wednesday episode (September 15, 2021) of the Town of Plymouth’s “COVID-19 Daily Update,” Heather delivers a "State of the IRS" report. In essence, the IRS is currently broken. Many taxpayers have been complaining about receiving numerous IRS notices but not having any access to IRS employees. In fact, the IRS is currently only [...]

File a 2020 Tax Return if You’re Missing Stimulus Payments

If you didn't get a first and second Economic Impact Payment or got less than the full amounts, you can still get that missing money - but you need to act. If you're eligible, the only way to get your payments is to file a 2020 tax return, which you can still do after the tax [...]

Unemployment Benefits in 2020 and Your Taxes

Here's a reminder for people who received unemployment compensation in 2020. If you made less than $150,000, you don't have to pay tax on the first $10,200 of your unemployment benefits. If you're married, each spouse receiving unemployment compensation doesn't have to pay tax on those benefits - also up to $10,200 each. Regardless of your [...]

Taxpayers Shouldn’t Believe These Myths about Federal Tax Refunds

This article was published by the IRS. Now that most taxpayers have filed their federal tax returns, they're eager for details about their refund. When it comes to refunds, there are several common myths that can mislead taxpayers. Getting a refund this year means there's no need to adjust withholding for 2021. To help avoid a [...]

What’s the Smartest Way to Use My Tax Refund?

If you're getting a big tax refund this year, you might be wondering what to do with it. Here's an episode of the Dave Ramsey show where Dave advises a couple on the best way to use their refund in light of their current financial situation. He shares many helpful tips about how to approach your [...]

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