The IRS issues most refunds in fewer than 21 days for taxpayers who file electronically and choose direct deposit. However, some returns have errors or need more review and may take longer to process. The IRS works hard to get refunds to taxpayers quickly, but taxpayers shouldn’t rely on getting a refund by a certain… Read More

Taxpayers should file their tax return by the deadline even if they cannot pay their full tax bill. Taxpayers who owe tax and don’t file on time, maybe charged a failure-to-file penalty. This penalty is usually five percent of the tax owed for each month, or part of a month that the tax return is… Read More

What taxpayers should do if they have incorrect or missing documents? Taxpayers should make sure they have all their documents before filing a tax return. Taxpayers who haven’t received a W-2 or Form 1099 should contact the employer, payer or issuing agency and request the missing documents. This also applies for those who received an… Read More

September 10, 2021 Employees Who Work for Tips – If you received $20 or more in tips during August, report them to your employer. You can use Form 4070. September 15, 2021 Individuals – Make a payment of your 2021 estimated tax if you are not paying your income tax for the year through withholding (or will… Read More

Avoid These Small Business IRS Audit Mistakes Businesses that are slowly emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic should now keep their eye on another looming obstacle: IRS audits. In late 2020, the IRS announced that it will increase tax audits of small businesses by 50 percent in 2021. Here are several mistakes to avoid if you… Read More

Tax filing time is an ideal time to review your financial affairs. You have to gather information to prepare your tax return at this time. Why not take one more step and do something positive for your financial well-being? The following suggestions will get you started on your financial review: Hold a discussion with your… Read More