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Tax Returns

Tax E-File Now Available Free

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

Tax Filing Procedure Complicated by Various Issues

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

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

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmarole comes during a time when the federal government and the state department are E-filing.

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

Gun-Toting At The IRS

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

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014

5 Fearless Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2014 The first of the year can be overwhelming for many people. Even with the best of intentions, people overspend and are left with credit card bills to pay off. We go into the season confident we can stick to a budget but...

Jan 10 2014, 9:51am CST

IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free

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

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day Despite the announcement from the Internal Revenue Service about the late start to tax season, taxpayers are already confused. Why the confusion? Tax preparer advertising. Some tax preparers are accepting tax returns...

Jan 8 2014, 9:11pm CST

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Top Tax Stories Of 2013

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

Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Has A Tax Lesson

Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine Has A Tax Lesson I think that it is intuitively obvious that divorce is a major source of stress. I do not need to supplement the assertion with further research.   Go ahead and google “divorce stress” and pick from the numerous...

Dec 22 2013, 11:31am CST

7 Simple Year-End Tax Tips That Can Save You Money

7 Simple Year-End Tax Tips That Can Save You Money 1. Do a “test run” of business and personal tax returns – If possible, estimate your taxes by preparing 2014 tax returns using the information that you now have available. Some numbers will need to be estimated, but...

Dec 22 2013, 8:51am CST

IRS Announces Start Date To 2014 Business Tax Season

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

Google's Chairman defends Tax Returns as Key role in creating UK jobs

Google's Chairman defends Tax Returns as Key role in creating UK jobs The Corporation Tax Bill has Google up in arms. The Chairman Eric Schmidt has urged Britain not to ignore the crucial role fulfilled by the Key Net Player in creating huge job vacancies in the field of e-commerce.

Apr 22 2013, 4:53am CDT