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

Right about now you’re probably wading through tax records and filling out your tax return. But it’s a daunting task – one that can be frustrating and eat up more hours than you have to devote to it. But you don’t have to go it alone. Loeffler Financial Group continues to keep up with the… Read More

2022 Tax Deductions and Tax Exemptions Standard Deduction Single: $12,950 Joint returns & surviving spouses: $25,900 Married filing separately: $12,950 Head of household: $19,400 The standard deduction increases by $1,400 for a married taxpayer aged 65 or older or blind ($2,800 if both 65 and blind); by $1,750 for a single taxpayer aged 65 or… 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

Higher Taxes May Be In Your Future Here’s what to think about now. There’s little question the tides are moving towards a higher tax environment with multiple trillion dollar spending bills, a new administration, and deficits as far as the eye can see. Instead of feeling helpless, here is a quick look at what might… Read More

Year-round tax planning is for everyone. An important part of that is recordkeeping. Gathering tax documents throughout the year and having an organized recordkeeping system can make it easier when it comes to filing a tax return or understanding a letter from the IRS. Good records help: Identify sources of income. Taxpayers may receive money or property… Read More

Taxpayers receiving Social Security benefits may have to pay federal income tax on a portion of those benefits. Social Security benefits include monthly retirement, survivor, and disability benefits. They don’t include supplemental security income payments, which aren’t taxable. The portion of benefits that are taxable depends on the taxpayer’s income and filing status. To find… 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

The adoption process can be expensive. Fortunately, the adoption tax credit can help offset some those expenses Taxpayers who adopted or started the adoption process in 2020 should review the rules for this credit. Here are some facts to help people understand the credit and if they can claim it when filing their taxes: The… Read More