Valuable Tax Benefits for Members of the Military

This article was published by the IRS. Members of the military may qualify for tax benefits not available to civilians. For example, they don't have to pay taxes on some types of income. Special rules may lower the tax they owe or allow them more time to file and pay their federal taxes. Here are some [...]

Amending a Tax Return

Did you miss a credit or deduction, or need to correct something else on your tax return for this year or past years? If so, you can file an amended tax return. Here are five things you need to know about amending a tax return: First, be sure to identify the year of the return you're [...]

Earning Side Income: Is It a Hobby or a Business?

This article was published by the IRS. Whether it's something they've been doing for years or something they just started to make extra money, taxpayers must report income earned from hobbies in 2020 on next year's tax return. What's the difference between a hobby and a business? A business operates to make a profit. People engage [...]

Communicate with IRS Office of Appeals using Secure Messaging

Wish there were a faster way to resolve your appeal? The Independent Office of Appeals now has an easier method of communicating with taxpayers—IRS Secure Messaging. With this service, you (and/or your authorized representative) will be able to send and receive messages and digital documents related to your appeal quickly and easily. Once invited by an [...]

This IRS Online Tool Simplifies Estimating 2023 Tax Withholding

This article was published by the IRS. A few minutes spent reviewing income tax withholding earlier in the year helps set a taxpayer up for success all year long. The Tax Withholding Estimator on makes it easy to figure out how much to withhold. This online tool helps employees withhold the correct amount of tax [...]

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