Tax Filing

How To File For An Extension If You're Not Ready For Tax Day

How To File For An Extension If You're Not Ready For Tax Day

It just takes a few minutes, there are no special hoops to jump through, and there's no fee payable to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). And contrary to popular belief - and what some are suggesting this time of year - filing for an extension isn't an audit trigger.

An IRS Tool If You Are E-Filing Your Tax Return

An IRS Tool If You Are E-Filing Your Tax Return

You can get much of the needed information by using tools from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The run-up to (and the few days after) Presidents Day are the busiest time of the year for the IRS. It can take over an hour to get through to the IRS by calling if you get through at all. The online tools are faster and more convenient.

September: It's Not Too Soon For Taxes

September: It's Not Too Soon For Taxes

With the April 15 tax-filing deadline still months away, it may seem early to consider taxes, but when it comes to reducing your tax bill, starting early makes eminent sense. Too often tax planning is delayed until very late in the year or until we complete our tax returns. By then it is often too late to take corrective action.

IRS now billing those who filed but didn’t pay; Many payment options available

IRS now billing those who filed but didn’t pay; Many payment options available

The Internal Revenue Service today advised those now receiving tax bills because they filed on time but didn’t pay in full that there are many easy options for paying what they owe to the IRS.