The Biggest Winner In Triple Crown Betting Some 15 million people will watch California Chrome June 7th, many pulling for California Chrome. A Triple Crown Winner would be great, especially out of a kind of rags to riches story like this one. And that probably...
Jun 7 2014, 1:23pm CDT
How Long Can IRS Audit? In most cases, the IRS has three years after you file to audit. If the IRS shows up after that, you may be able to point out that the statute of limitations has run. It’s better than hunting for receipts! But there are...
Apr 3 2014, 8:11am CDT
Bitcoin's Keyser Söze Revealed? The controversy roiling the Bitcoin community continues with the outing and then cloaking of the man fingered by Newsweek as Bitcoin’s Louis Pasteur. But the unassuming Dorian S. Nakamoto, a Japanese-American man...
Mar 8 2014, 9:00am CST
Oscar Freebies Balloon To $80K (Don't Tell IRS) No matter who you are, it is somehow fun to receive free stuff. Perhaps it is less fun for the truly wealthy, but it’s still fun, especially if the items are downright cool and are dropped in your lap. It should be no...
Mar 1 2014, 9:01am CST
IRS Goes Mobile Looking for tax information on the go? The Internal Revenue Service has released the update to its smartphone application for the new tax season. The app, IRS2Go 4.0, is free for your iPhone or your Droid. The app,...
Feb 10 2014, 8:47am CST
Tax E-File Now Available Free The e-filing of tax returns has been started. IRS has started free e-file program that makes tax filing quite an easy proposition.
Feb 8 2014, 2:12am CST
IRS e-file Program Starts The e-filing tax returns has been started. The IRS free e-file program makes tax filing quite an easy proposition.
Feb 3 2014, 11:55am CST
IRS: Don't Call Us, Look It Up On IRS.Gov As the Internal Revenue Service begins processing an expected 148 million individual income tax returns for 2013, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen is apologizing to taxpayers for the sorry state of telephone...
Jan 31 2014, 4:55pm CST
7 Crippling and Costly Mistakes With Form 1099 It’s Form 1099 season, and companies big and small are churning them out. If you’re in business–even as a sole proprietor–you need to pay attention to issuing them or face penalties. The burden on businesses seems to...
Jan 28 2014, 4:46am CST
Tax Filing Procedure Complicated It is tax return filing season and, although things will hopefully work out just fine in the end, various issues have cropped up along the way. Besides the governmental shutdown some time back another glitch which makes the procedure even more complicated is imitation sites that charge for free form filing.
Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST
Irs.gov Offers Free File Program The governmental shutdown has caused the date for filing tax returns to be postponed to January 31st. However, the Irs.gov free file program makes this quite an easy proposition.
Jan 22 2014, 4:57am CST
Gun-Toting At The IRS The IRS wields enormous power, but should agents be armed too? With all of the controversy facing the IRS and the tax system these days, it can seem doubly scary to contemplate tax collectors being armed. As Prof. Paul...
Jan 18 2014, 3:36pm CST
Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues What happens when a taxpayer disagrees with the Internal Revenue Service? Some people think that the matter ends there: the IRS always wins, right? Not necessarily.
There are a few ways to appeal an action with IRS but...
Jan 11 2014, 3:51pm CST
IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free “Occupation?” I asked.
“Spy,” he replied, looking at me with his eyes sparkling, daring me to disagree.
I nodded. And then I typed “Retired.”
I probably sat with 20 seniors that day at the Internal Revenue Service...
Jan 9 2014, 9:06pm CST
IRS: New Year, New Rules There are a lot of changes brewing in the tax world for 2014. Some changes are the result of things Congress did – and even more, the result of things didn’t do. But Congress doesn’t pull all of the strings. The...
Jan 3 2014, 2:36pm CST
Top Tax Stories Of 2013 When it comes to taxes, one thing you can’t say about 2013: it definitely wasn’t boring.
Here are the top ten most popular tax stories on Taxgirl this year, by reader views:
11 Reasons Why I Never Want To Own A House...
Jan 1 2014, 10:36pm CST
IRS Announces Start Date To 2014 Business Tax Season The Internal Revenue Service is on a roll! After announcing that the 2014 tax season would open on January 31, 2014, for individual taxpayers, the IRS has now announced that they will begin accepting 2013 business tax...
Dec 20 2013, 2:51pm CST
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