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Learn about the many challenges of our 2016 tax year . . .

8 Great Practical Tax Planning Tips

8 Great Practical Tax Planning Tips

Keep records for at least 3 years in case of an IRS tax audit. For your own peace of mind, you might want to keep them longer. Start a file folder at the beginning of each year, and put all of your receipts into it. Check your pay stubs against your W-2(s) to make...
Planning Your Taxes in 3 Easy Steps:

Planning Your Taxes in 3 Easy Steps:

1. Tax Planning Step 1: Check Your Paycheck Withholding Do You Want Your Tax Refund In Your Check? Recent IRS statistics show that almost 100 million (or 75%) of all Americans get a tax refund check, and the average refund check is for about $2,400. So why not get...
Amending Your 2016 Tax Return

Amending Your 2016 Tax Return

So you have managed to file your taxes on time, but after reviewing the return, you have discovered an error that is going to require that you amend the return. Here are nine facts that will aid you in filing that amended return. You must use the Amended U.S....
Answers To Tax Questions You Really Want To Know

Answers To Tax Questions You Really Want To Know

So every year there are some questions that tax payers want to ask, but the questions seem a bit trivial.  Here are some answers to those seemingly simple questions that seem trivial but are actually very important things to know about the coming tax year. I get asked...
Five Tax Saving Tips For 2016

Five Tax Saving Tips For 2016

During the next 3 months, people will be scrambling to get their papers in order, so they can file their taxes before the deadline, which this year falls on Monday, April 18th. Here are 5 strategies that may help in preparing and possibly saving you some of your hard...
How Long Does It Take To File Taxes?

How Long Does It Take To File Taxes?

Knowing how long it is going to take to file your taxes is a more complex question than you would think. The simple answer is that it depends on whether you are going to file the 1040ez, the 1040a or the 1040 tax form. How many additional forms you are going to have...