Gambling Winnings and Losses

 The following article was published by the IRS. If you gamble, you need to know that gambling winnings are generally taxable and must be reported on your tax return. If you itemize your deductions on Schedule A, then you may also claim your gambling losses and other gambling-activity expenses, such as travel back and forth [...]

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 [...]

Have a Sunnier Tax Season with These Summertime IRS Tax Tips

The following article was published by the IRS. Buying a home? Working a summer job? Volunteering? Activities that are common in the summer often qualify for tax credits or deductions. And, while summertime and part-time workers may not earn enough to owe federal income tax, they should remember to file a return to get a refund for taxes [...]

IRS Dispels Five Myths about Tax Refunds

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service understands that taxpayers are anxious to get details about their tax refunds. This has led to a number of common myths about refunds that often circulate on social media. While there’s no secret way for taxpayers to find out when their refund will be [...]

IRS Withholding Calculator Tips

Here's a tip for making the IRS Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov as easy as possible. To start, you will need two documents: your most recent pay stub and a copy of your most recent income tax return. By using the information on these two forms, the withholding calculator will help you determine if [...]