IRS Tax Tip: Gather records early for a smoother tax season

As taxpayers are getting ready to file their taxes, one of the first things they’ll do is gather their records. To avoid refund delays, taxpayers should gather all year-end income documents before filing a 2019 tax return. It’s important for folks to have all the needed documents on hand before starting to prepare their return. […]

IRS Tax Tip: Common errors taxpayers should avoid

Filing a tax return electronically reduces errors because the tax software does the math, flags common errors and prompts taxpayers for missing information. Using a reputable tax preparer – including certified public accountants, enrolled agents or other knowledgeable tax professionals – can also help avoid errors. Mistakes can result in a processing delay, which can mean it takes more […]

IRS Free File is good option for many employees

Younger taxpayers who want to get a head start on filing their taxes can take advantage of IRS Free File. IRS Free File, which will open to taxpayers on Monday, Jan. 27,  is available for taxpayers with modest incomes – less than $69,000 – making it the ideal solution for hourly employees and those still […]

Tax season begins soon, tax refunds to be issued as normal

‘Tis the season – to file taxes. January 28 is the official start to tax filing season when the IRS will begin processing tax returns for 2018. The IRS also announced that it will pay tax refunds as scheduled even in light of the partial shutdown of the federal government. According the IRS, the agency […]