Category Archives: Government

What is a 529 Plan?

A 529 plan is a specialized investment account that was created to help families save for future college expenses. This can be for a traditional 4-year college or university, or even a community college. The tax benefits of these accounts … Continue reading

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IRS issues notice on state and local tax deductions

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have stated that proposed regulations will be issued addressing the deductibility of state and local tax payments for federal income tax purposes. Notice 2018-54 also informs taxpayers that federal … Continue reading

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Tax Help Available at IRS.gov

The following article was published by the IRS. Taxpayers can visit IRS.gov for quick access to helpful tax information and tools that can help them with their taxes. Here are some things taxpayers can do when they visit IRS.gov: •Find … Continue reading

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Tax Extensions: What You Need To Know

We are coming down to the wire – Tax Day is now just a day away. While most people have already filed their taxes, others are only just now ready to file. Still, there are those who will need to … Continue reading

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Do I Need to Fill Out a New W-4?

You may be wondering how your taxes will be affected next year due to the new tax laws that are now on the books. Will you get more money back or will you end up owing more? The only way … Continue reading

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Here’s How to Get Prior-Year Tax Information

The following article was published by the IRS. As people are filing their taxes, the IRS reminds taxpayers to hang onto their tax records. Generally, the IRS recommends keeping copies of tax returns and supporting documents at least three years. … Continue reading

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Do I Have to File a Tax Return?

Every year there is a subset of people who ask themselves if they have to file a tax return. The best way to find out the answer to this question is by checking out the Interactive Tax Assistant on IRS.gov/ITA … Continue reading

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