Some Taxpayers May Need to Amend Their Tax Return

Taxpayers who discover an error after filing may need to amend their tax return. Taxpayers should file an amended return if there's a change in filing status, income, deductions or credits. The IRS may correct mathematical or clerical errors on a return. They also may accept returns without certain required forms or schedules. In these instances, [...]

Here’s the 411 on Who Can Deduct Car Expenses on Their Tax Returns

The following article was published by the IRS. Taxpayers who have deducted the business use of their car on past tax returns should review whether or not they can still claim this deduction. Some taxpayers can. Some cannot. Here’s a breakdown of which taxpayers can claim this deduction when they file their tax returns. Business owners and self-employed [...]

New Tax Withholding Estimator Makes It Easier to Do a Paycheck Checkup

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has launched the new Tax Withholding Estimator, an expanded, mobile-friendly online tool designed to make it easier for everyone to have the right amount of tax withheld during the year. The Tax Withholding Estimator replaces the Withholding Calculator, which offered workers a convenient online method for [...]

These Summer Actions Might Benefit Taxpayers Who Itemize

The following article was published by the IRS. Summer is a season when people have fun, yet get things done. From buying a new house to cleaning their old one, taxpayers who itemize their deductions may be doing things this summer that will affect the tax returns they file next year. The higher standard deduction means fewer taxpayers [...]

Educators can Claim Deduction to Get Money Back for Classroom Expenses

The following article was published by the IRS. Educators may be able to deduct unreimbursed expenses on their tax return. This deduction can put money right back in the pockets of eligible teachers and other educators. Here are some things to know about this deduction: Educators can deduct up to $250 of trade or business expenses that were [...]