June 2018

Selling a home – Taxpayers who sell a home may qualify to exclude from their income all or part of any gain from the sale. Ownership and use. To claim the exclusion, the homeowner must meet the ownership and use tests. During a five-year period ending on the...

May 2018

Missed the tax-filing deadline? While the federal income tax-filing deadline has passed for most people, there are some taxpayers still facing tax-related issues. This includes people who still haven’t filed, people who haven’t paid their taxes or those who are...

Apr. 2018

As the April 17 tax-filing deadline nears, many taxpayers may rush to finish their tax returns or find that extra time is needed to get them done. The IRS recommends that taxpayers request a filing extension if they need one. Mistakes can happen when hurrying to file...

Mar. 2018

I filed my tax return and but did not get my refund! You can quickly check the status of their tax return and refund through “Where’s My Refund” on IRS.gov. Taxpayers who have not yet received their refunds can use “Where’s My Refund” on IRS.gov or on the smartphone...

Feb. 2018

Review your tax return accuracy to avoid the following common errors: Missing or Inaccurate Social Security Numbers. Be sure to enter each SSN on a tax return exactly as printed on the Social Security card. Misspelled Names. Spell all names listed on a tax return...

Jan. 2018

Here are some tips to remember when selecting a tax preparer: Check the Preparer’s Qualifications. Check the Preparer’s History. Ask the Better Business Bureau about the preparer. Check for disciplinary actions and the license status for credentialed preparers. For...