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Should you File an Extension on your Tax Return?

tax struggleIf you’ve been procrastinating when it comes to preparing and filing your tax return this year you might be considering filing an extension. While obtaining a 6-month extension to file is relatively easy–and there are legitimate reasons for doing so–there are also some downsides. If you need more time to file your tax return this year, here’s what you need to know about filing an extension. Continue reading

When Disaster Strikes

disaster city, apocalyptic scenery, illustration digital paintingSpecial tax law provisions may help taxpayers and businesses recover financially from the impact of a disaster, especially when the federal government declares their location to be a major disaster area. With hurricanes, floods, and other natural disasters impacting so many homeowners and businesses throughout the US this year, here is some useful information about disaster-related tax relief that taxpayers should know about: Continue reading

What to Do if You Haven’t Filed a Tax Return

late tax returnFiling a past due return may not be as difficult as you think. Taxpayers should file all tax returns that are due, regardless of whether full payment can be made with the return. Depending on an individual’s circumstances, a taxpayer filing late may qualify for a payment plan. It is important, however, to know that full payment of taxes upfront saves you money.

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Eight Facts on Late Filing and Payment Penalties

Late income tax filingApril 15 was the annual deadline for most people to file their federal income tax return and pay any taxes they owe. If, for whatever reason, you missed the deadline you may be assessed penalties for both failing to file a tax return and for failing to pay taxes they owe by the deadline. Here are eight important facts every taxpayer should know about penalties for filing or paying late:

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