Tag Archive: IRS

Aug 17 2011

Back-to-school tax tips

Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind.  “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay Sanford, an IRS …

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Aug 16 2011

Back-to-school budgeting tips

By Jason Alderman Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay …

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Jul 27 2011

Avoid tax surprise

If you have too little federal tax withheld from your pay, you could end up owing a lot of money when you file your taxes. If you withhold too much, you will get a large refund next year, but that means you gave up the use of your money for several months during the year. …

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Jul 19 2011

IRS gives truckers 3 months

The Internal Revenue Service today advised truckers and other owners of heavy highway vehicles that their next federal highway use tax return, usually due Aug. 31, will instead be due on Nov. 30, 2011. Because the highway use tax is currently scheduled to expire on Sept. 30, 2011, this extension is designed to alleviate any …

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Jul 07 2011

Tax credit

Along with the lazy, hazy days of summer come some extra expenses, including summer day camp.  But, the IRS has some good news for parents: those added expenses may help you qualify for a tax credit. Many parents who work or are looking for work must arrange for care of their children under 13 years …

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Jun 15 2011

Prepare for disasters

Planning what to do in case of a disaster is an important part of being prepared. The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to safeguard their records. Some simple steps can help individuals and businesses protect financial and tax records in case of disasters. “There are real benefits to being prepared for catastrophic events like tornadoes …

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May 31 2011

Tax advice for newlyweds

It may not be high on the list of wedding plan activities, but there are a few, simple steps that can help keep tax issues from interrupting newly-wedded bliss, according to the Internal Revenue Service. “With the spring wedding season in full swing, new couples may want to review their changing tax situation,” said Clay …

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Apr 07 2011

Smart uses for your tax refund

Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is “hefty” with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That’s a lot of money to be giving the government through what is essentially a year-long, interest-free loan. If you regularly receive large refunds, you’re probably …

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