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IRS Sees Millions of Tax Returns Last Days of Tax Filing Season

A recent update from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) states that IRS has received about 135.6 million returns for the current year following the late surge of tax filings during the end of April. It is reported that after the mid of April 2018, IRS received more than 17 million tax returns and importantly the majority of the tax filing, 13.6 million returns came through electronically. On the whole, IRS received about 135.6 million tax returns through...

Interest Rates Remain the Same for the Third Quarter

Last month the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) declared that there is no change in the interest rates and it is the same for the calendar quarter, which starts from July 1, 2018. IRS Interest Rates Every year, the Internal Revenue Service announces the interest rates for every quarter of the year. However, few of the taxpayers are not aware of how the interest rates work on their tax payment. What does the interest rate do? When a...

Need to Know About Taxable and Nontaxable Income

A taxpayer can reduce the tax liability when he/she knows what to claim as taxable and nontaxable income. A person can receive income in many forms such as salaries, wages, tips, interests, and commissions. According to accountant Caroline Thompson, “Consider all the income that increases the wealth as taxable”.  Apart from that, there is little left out to be nontaxable. The government lists the items that are not taxable and mentions the circumstances when the items occur...

Need to Know about IRS Combined Federal/State (CF/SF) 1099 Filing

There are a few number of selected states that allows the IRS to transmit the 1099 information automatically to them once it is been filed. This service is available only with the electronic filing method. Electronic filing is not simple as emailing to the IRS, it requires the certain process to be completed. Initially, you need to apply and become approved by the IRS to submit the forms to the FIRE system. Who can do combined federal...

Complete your Tax Financial Check-up Before End of the Year

Finance is an important part to drive our life. Without proper finance, it is hard to survive. Hence, by knowing the importance of this finance, as a regular taxpayer, you need to think about tax financial check-up at least once a year. In this article, let us check how to complete your financial check-up before the end of the year. How To Do An Annual Financial Checkup Evaluate Your Subscriptions As a first step in the financial...

The Independent Contractors Pros and Cons

There are numerous benefits while you hire the independent contractors ( ICs), but also there are few drawbacks too. Hence, before hiring an independent contractor you need to assess both the pros and cons so that you get a clear understanding before taking a better decision. Pros of Hiring Independent Contractors  There are many advantages of using independent contractors when compared to normal employees. Save More Money Though most of the employers pay their Independent Contractors per...

Use the Right Filing Status to Benefit Student Loan Payments – Etax1098

Taxpayers who recompense their student loan using ICR, IBR or PAYE repayment plan must be little more cautious while filing federal tax returns. Because the filing status of the tax returns you chose will affect your repayment plan. When the taxpayers are married, they must decide whether to file the tax return along with their spouse using the status “married filing jointly” or just to keep the income separate by filing “married and filing separately”. This may...

Tax Credits and Deductions on Back-to-School Education

When you, your partner or a dependent are starting your school or college during the fall, you may save some of the costs at the tax time. And also, you will be able to claim the tax credit on your federal tax return. Check out the important key IRS tips that you are eligible and you must know about that education tax credits.  American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC): The AOTC maximum worth is up to $ 2,500 per...

How to Request an Extension for Filing 1099 Taxes?

In this article, let us check how to request an extension for filing 1099 tax forms with the IRS. Before that do you know that there are two types of extensions: One is an extension for dispersing the 1099 forms to the recipients. The other one is the extension to file the 1099 tax forms with the IRS. When your company requires a lot of time to file the 1099 tax forms with the IRS, then you...

1099 Reporting Self-employment Business Income and Deductions

IRS 1099 form is for self- employers and contains series of documents which is used for information return. IRS 1099 form consists of various forms which can be used to report an individual’s different types of income received throughout the financial year. This income excludes the salary from your current employer. 1099 tax form is filled and sent by the employer or firm before Jan 31 of every year that pays you. Self-employed individuals who are paid under 1099...