Category Archives: IRS

How to Avoid an Audit

While full-blown audits from the IRS are something that tax preparers are used to, a taxpayer likely views an audit right up there with a root canal, something to be avoided at all costs. It is impossible to predict with … Continue reading

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IRS Waives Penalty for Many Whose Tax Withholding and Estimated Tax Payments Fell Short in 2018

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has announced that it is waiving the estimated tax penalty for many taxpayers whose 2018 federal income tax withholding and estimated tax payments fell short of their total … Continue reading

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Earned income tax credit – Do you qualify?

Do you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit? If you do, and you don’t claim it, you are leaving potentially thousands of dollars on the table. The EITC is designed to help those on a low to moderate income … Continue reading

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Here’s What Taxpayers Should Consider When Determining If They Need to File

The following article was published by the IRS. As people prepare to file their taxes, there are things to consider. They will want to determine if they need to file and the best way to do so. For tax year … Continue reading

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Deductions You Probably Missed

Experienced tax pros are experts at knowing which deductions to look for when you file your taxes. Deductions are simply defined as subtractions from your income that can save anywhere from hundreds to thousands on your taxes. Due to the … Continue reading

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401(k) Contribution Limit Increases to $19,000 for 2019; IRA Limit Increases to $6,000

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service has announced cost of living adjustments affecting dollar limitations for pension plans and other retirement-related items for tax year 2019. Highlights of Changes for 2019 The contribution limit … Continue reading

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Your Taxes in the Sharing Economy

What do social media gigs, driving for companies like Uber, and renting out spare bedrooms in your house to travelers all have in common? They are all different ways of participating in what has become known as the Sharing Economy. … Continue reading

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