2013 was full of life changing events for everyone, but particularly for military members and their families. Maybe you moved to a new base or traveled to a duty station last year. Members of the military have many obligations that can impact their tax situation. TaxSlayer.com is here to give you, America’s heroes, a stress-free tax filing experience by offering Active Duty Military a completely Free Federal and State tax return with our Military Edition. [Read More...]
If you discover an error after you file your tax return, you can correct the error by amending your return. Amended returns, filed on Form 1040X, are used to make corrections to a previously submitted and accepted tax return. An amended return can be done for any tax year. However if a refund is being claimed, the return must be filed within three years after the date the original return was filed. While most filing statuses can be changed with an amended return, changing from Married Filing Joint to Married Filing Separate cannot be done after the original due date. [Read More...]
We are extremely proud of the men and women of the United States Military. Service members and their families sacrifice a lot and face unique obstacles thrown at them daily. Understanding all of this, TaxSlayer.com wants to ensure they understand special tax benefits that are available to them. W... [Read More...]
Now that tax season is over, you’re left with your tax records and hopefully a little of your refund as well!
Many taxpayers often wonder how long should I keep my tax records. Is it 1 year, 2 years or until the end of the world? The IRS suggests holding onto most tax records for three years; ... [Read More...]
With the tax deadline looming, it is essential to make sure that you prevent any errors on your tax return that could delay the filing and processing of your returns. The IRS recently released a list of their most commonly seen errors. Take a close look and make sure that you pay close attention and... [Read More...]