Category Archives: Personal Taxes

To everything there is a season – except tax scams

The following article was published by the IRS. Many people don’t really think about taxes once the tax season is over…but people promoting scams do. Each year, the IRS releases the top 12 scams, known as the Dirty Dozen. The … Continue reading

Posted in Data Security, Fraud, Personal Taxes, Tax Tips, Taxes, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Here’s how the IRS contacts taxpayers

The following article was published by the IRS. Everyone should know how the IRS contacts taxpayers. This will help people avoid becoming a victim of scammers who pretend to be from the IRS with a goal of stealing personal information. … Continue reading

Posted in IRS, Personal Taxes, Tax Tips, Taxes, YouTube | Tagged , , , , ,

Veterans Owed Refunds for Overpayments Attributable to Disability Severance Payments should File Amended Returns to Claim Tax Refunds

The following article was published by the IRS. The IRS is advising certain veterans who received disability severance payments after January 17, 1991, and included that payment as income that they should file Form 1040X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax … Continue reading

Posted in IRS, Military, Personal Taxes, Tax Refunds, Tax Tips, Taxes | Tagged , , , ,

A Summer Job in Sharing Economy May Affect Taxes

The following article was published by the IRS. A college student wanting to do something other than wait tables. A teacher needing to make a little extra money. A family wanting to rent out their home while they’re on vacation. … Continue reading

Posted in EFTPS, IRS, Personal Taxes, Planning Strategies, Real Estate, Self-Employed, Tax Tips, Taxes | Tagged , , ,

IRS Working on a New Form 1040 for 2019 Tax Season

The following article is from the IRS. As part of a larger effort to help taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service plans to streamline the Form 1040 into a shorter, simpler form for the 2019 tax season. The new 1040 – … Continue reading

Posted in IRS, Personal Taxes, Tax Tips, Taxes | Tagged , , , , ,

Taxpayers Can Connect with the IRS on Their Phone

Anyone with tax questions can just grab their phone for answers. The IRS has a mobile app, IRS2Go, which is available for free to use on Android and iOS devices. It’s also available on Amazon. Taxpayers use the app to: … Continue reading

Posted in IRS, Personal Taxes, Tax Tips, Taxes | Tagged , , , ,

Here’s What Taxpayers Should Know about Penalty Relief

The following article is from the IRS. Taxpayers who make an effort to comply with the law but are unable to meet their tax obligations due to circumstances beyond their control may qualify for relief from penalties. After receiving a … Continue reading

Posted in IRS, Personal Taxes, Tax Relief, Tax Tips, Taxes | Tagged , , , , ,