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What Triggers A Tax On Social Security Benefits?

In some cases, Social Security income benefits are taxable. If you have other income from dividends, wages, interest income, or self-employment in addition to Social Security income, you must report these on your income taxes.   

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Why Taxpayers Should Use Caution When Choosing A Tax Return Preparation Service.

A tax preparer is able to act on the behalf of their client. Therefore, it is important to make sure that third party authorization is assigned on the 1040 PDF Form, 1040A PDF.   Go To Article

Detailed Report On IRS Tax Settlement Program, Offer In Compromise.

An Offer in Compromise (OIC) is a longstanding program that was put into place by the IRS aimed towards helping individuals eliminate tax debt burdens that are too large for them to pay back..   

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IRS Rules For Vehicle Donations.

While donating a car for a tax credit is not possible you can certainly pull a major deduction on your taxes for any car donation that you made during 2016.   Go To Article

Self-Employment Tax Reporting Guidelines.

Self-employed people must pay estimated quarterly taxes and file an annual tax return. Generally, self-employed people pay an Employment Tax  in addition to income tax.  Go To Article

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Worried About A Tax Audit?  Guidelines On How To Handle A Tax Audit.

Does the IRS contact taxpayers by email? No, you are notified of an IRS tax audit by U.S. Postal Service mail. You will not receive an email from the IRS to request an audit. If you receive an email that says you’ve been selected for an IRS audit, it’s a scam.   Go To Article

The Top Eight Tax Credits For Taxpayers.

Unlike tax deduction, which reduces your taxable income, Tax Credits could directly put money in filers pockets at tax time.    Go To Article

Taxpayer Identification Theft.

Taxpayer identity theft happens when another person steals your Social Security number (SSN) and files a federal or state tax return to claim an illegal refund.   Go To Article

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Penalty Tax For Opting Out Of Health Insurance.

If the tax is required but is not paid, the IRS will deduct this fee from future tax returns. At the moment, there are no other penalties, such as liens or levies that are administered for failing to pay the fee.    Go To Article

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Tax Consequences For Early Withdraws From Retirement Plans.

A10 percent penalty applies to most early withdrawals. For the most part, this penalty is applicable to distributions taken from qualified retirement plans or deferred annuity contracts prior to the age of 59.5..    Go To Article