From early January to mid-February, you might receive a number of tax documents in the mail. They can range from expected W-2s from your employer to forms about mortgage interest you paid. One form that many people don’t expect is the 1099-C. Discover why you would receive such a form and what the IRS expects... Read More
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Inheriting a home or other property can increase the value of your estate but it can also result in tax consequences. If the property you inherit has appreciated in value since the original owner purchased it, you could be on … Continue reading →
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NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the IRS has extended the federal tax filing and payment deadline to July 15, 2020. The recent relief package passed by Congress may have additional tax implications. Please contact a tax adviser for information you may need to complete your taxes this year. Learn More. Note: This article is... Read More
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Every year, people’s lives change in ways that affect their taxes. They may start a higher education program or have a child, and others take on elderly parents as dependents. These situations can change their eligibility for tax credits. In … Continue reading →
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The weather is turning, fall is in the air, and Halloween is around the cornerâwhich means itâs National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. How can you ensure October is full of treats while not falling for any scammers’ tricks? By arming yourself with these identity protection tips. Every American should understand the basics of identity theft protection.... Read More
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As of December 27, 2019, the IRS had received a whopping 155,798,000 tax returns during the year. A bit over 138 million of those were filed electronically, with almost 60 million electronic tax returns filed by individuals handling their own taxes. Whether you intend to be a self-preparer in 2021 or not, it’s a good... Read More
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Taxes can take a big bite out of your income, especially if youâre in a higher income tax bracket. And even with careful planning, itâs possible that you could still be hit with an unexpected tax bill. The good news … Continue reading →
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How easily veterans adjust to their lives after service depends on many factors, not the least of which is their ability to maintain adequate finances to cover their home payments and daily needs. There’s good news for vets on that … Continue reading →
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