Category Archives: IRS

Tax Filing Season is Here – Things for Taxpayers to Consider

The following article was published by the IRS. The IRS is now accepting tax returns as the annual tax filing season is underway. The IRS expects taxpayers to file more than 155 million returns this year. Here are some things … Continue reading

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Earned Income Tax Credit-Get It Right

If you are one of many Americans who earn a low to moderate income, you may be eligible for a tax credit that can increase your tax refund. This credit is known as the Earned Income Tax Credit, or more … Continue reading

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Five Things to Remember About Exemptions and Dependents for Tax Year 2017

The following article was published by the IRS. Most taxpayers can claim one personal exemption for themselves and, if married, one for their spouse. This helps reduce their taxable income on their 2017 tax return. They may also be able … Continue reading

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Claiming EITC or ACTC? Your Refund May Be Delayed

If you are one of the millions who plan to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit or the Additional Child Tax Credit, there are some things that are important to know. Regardless of when you file your taxes, the IRS … Continue reading

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Tax Hacks 2018 – Avoid These Tax-Related Scams

Identity theft is nothing new. Stealing someone’s mail, fraudulently opening a credit card account, and impersonating someone else using their Social Security number are all common run-of-the-mill tactics. Also common is tax-related identity theft. This is usually discovered when someone … Continue reading

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Special Rules Help Many with Disabilities Qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service wants taxpayers with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities to be aware of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and correctly claim it if they qualify. The … Continue reading

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Standard Mileage Rates for 2018 Up from Rates for 2017

The following article was published by the IRS. The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2018 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. … Continue reading

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