October 16th IRS Tax Filing Deadline for Individuals: Details & Exceptions

October 16th IRS Tax Filing DeadlineIf you requested an extension on filing your federal income tax return, your due date is just around the corner on October 16th, 2017. You must have your tax return postmarked or electronically submitted by that date. If you don’t file on time, you face the […]

October 3rd, 2017|Tax Tips|0 Comments

How to Avoid the Penalty for Underpayment of Estimated Tax

How to Avoid the Penalty for Underpayment of Estimated TaxThe estimated tax penalty is technically called an underpayment penalty. More than ten million taxpayers paid underpayment tax penalties in the 2016 tax year, compared to the 8.9 million who paid them in 2014. That increase may have […]

September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

September 15th Tax Deadline: Do You Have to File and/or Pay?

September 15th Tax DeadlineThe September 15th tax deadline is looming quickly. Does this deadline apply to you or your business? To ensure you pay your taxes on time and don’t incur any penalties, here’s a look at what’s due.

Estimated Quarterly Income Taxes

If you’re self-employed, your […]

September 13th, 2017|Tax Tips|0 Comments

Tax-Related Identity Theft: How to Protect Yourself

tax-related identity theftWith one of the major three credit bureaus experiencing a major security breach, it is more important than ever to protect your identity.  In 2016, 377,000 taxpayers were the victims of tax-related identity theft, and as of July 2017, the IRS has spotted an additional 107,000 victims. These numbers […]

September 12th, 2017|Tax Tips|0 Comments

IRS Tax Relief for Hurricane Harvey: Extensions, Loss Deductions and More

tax relief for hurricane harveyThe IRS is offering tax relief for Hurricane Harvey victims. Specifically, it is giving affected taxpayers extensions on certain tax returns and payments. The extensions apply to most returns or payments due between August 23, 2017 and January 31, 2018. At the time of writing, most of these […]

August 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments