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 [...]

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 [...]

Two Education Credits Help Taxpayers with College Costs

The following article was published by the IRS. With school in session, parents and students should look into tax credits that can help with the cost of higher education. They do this by reducing the amount of tax someone owes on their tax return. If the credit reduces tax to less than zero, the taxpayer may [...]

Taxpayers Can Go to IRS.gov for Answers to Questions about Payments and Penalties

The following article was published by the IRS. Questions about tax payments and penalties come up all year long. Taxpayers can find most answers to these questions on IRS.gov. They can head over to the Let Us Help You page, which features links that take users to information and resources on a wide range of topics related [...]