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Tips to Start Planning Next Year's Tax Return

IRS April 24, 2013

For most taxpayers, the tax deadline has passed. But planning for next year can start now. The IRS reminds taxpayers that being organized and planning ahead can save time and money in 2014. Here are six things you can do now to make next April 15 easier.

IRS Offers Tips for Dealing with Notices

​IRS April 23, 2013

Each year, the IRS sends millions of letters and notices to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Here are ten things you should know about IRS notices in case one shows up in your mailbox.

Eight Facts on Late Filing and Late Payment Penalties
IRS April 18, 2013

April 15 is the annual deadline for most people to file their federal income tax return and pay any taxes they owe. By law, the IRS may assess penalties to taxpayers for both failing to file a tax return and for failing to pay taxes they owe by the deadline.

Tips for Taxpayers Who Can't Pay Their Taxes on Time
IRS April 11, 2013

​If you find you owe tax after completing your federal tax return but can’t pay it all when you file, the IRS wants you to know your options.
Here are four tips that can help you lower the amount of interest and penalties when you don’t pay the full amount on time.

Five Things to Know if You Need More Time to File
IRS April 10, 2013

​The April 15 tax-filing deadline is fast approaching. Some taxpayers may find that they need more time to file their tax returns. If you need extra time, you can get an automatic six-month extension from the IRS.

What Home-Office Deductions Can Your Small Business Claim and How?
by Caron_Beesley, Community Moderator April 1, 2013

More than half of all U.S. businesses are based out of an owner’s home, and with this year’s tax season deadlines fast approaching, you may be wondering if your business qualifies for the deduction.

Six Tips on Making Estimated Tax Payments
IRS April 5, 2013

Some taxpayers may need to make estimated tax payments during the year. The type of income you receive determines whether you must pay estimated taxes. Here are six tips from the IRS about making estimated tax payments.