Blog

Six things for extension filers to remember

Oct. 15 is almost here, and it’s the last day to file for most people who requested an automatic six-month extension for their 2017 tax returns. These taxpayers should remember that they can file any time before Oct. 15 if they have all their required tax documents. They can also pay their tax bill in full, or make […]

Taxpayers with children, should check withholding ASAP

Taxpayers who have children and other dependents should use the Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov to perform a “paycheck checkup.” The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which was passed late last year, includes changes that will affect 2018 tax returns that people will file in 2019. Doing a checkup ASAP will help taxpayers determine if they need to adjust […]

Check withholding to avoid a year-end tax surprise

Taxpayers with high incomes, complex returns:  Check withholding soon to avoid a year-end tax surprise   The Internal Revenue Service today urged high-income taxpayers and those with complex tax returns to check their withholding soon to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty when they file their 2018 federal income tax return in 2019. The […]

Use IRS Withholding Calculator to boost take-home pay in 2018

Taxpayers who received large refunds earlier this year may be able to get more of their money included in their paychecks during the rest of 2018 by using the Withholding Calculator on IRS.gov. According to the Internal Revenue Service, most taxpayers – more than seven out of 10 –  receive refunds averaging around $2,800. Typically, taxpayers who […]