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Tax Tips for Newlyweds

Congratulations on your new marriage! A change in your marital status brings a change in your taxes. Here are some tips to help you make the transition and prepare for your upcoming tax return. Social Security Information: It is important...

Tips for Planning to Start a Business

If planning to start a business is on your horizon or you have just opened your doors, it is important to know some general information regarding the tax implications. Here are five basic tips as outlined by the IRS to get you started...

Top Ten Tax Tips

These tax tips are provided by the IRS*** Gather your records …now ! It is never too early to start getting together any documents or forms you will need when filing your taxes: receipts, canceled checks, and other documents...

10 Tips to Ease Tax Time for Military

Military personnel have some unique duties, expenses and transitions. Some special tax benefits may apply when moving to a new base, traveling to a duty station, returning from active duty and more. These tips may put military members...

Tips for Taxpayers If Your Address Has Changed

You can change your address on file with the IRS in several ways: Correct the address legibly on the mailing label that comes with your tax package if you are paper filing. Write the new address in the appropriate boxes on your tax return if paper filing or enter the ne...

What if I had income from tips that I didn't report to my employer?

Sometimes, you may receive tips for work or services you performed, but you don't report these to your employer. If you have such income, you are required to pay Social Security and Medicare taxes on that income. Since you didn't report...

Tips to Start Planning Next Year's Tax Return

For most taxpayers and TaxSlayer customers, the tax deadline has passed and you have already filed your returns, but planning for next year can start now. Here are a few tips that you can do to make filing your next years tax return......

Ten Tips on Tax Credits for Child and Dependent Care Expenses

if you are married filing jointly – could work or look for work. 3. You – and your spouse if you file jointly – must have earned income from wages, salaries, tips, other taxable employee compensation or net earnings from self-employment...

Tips if You Are Recently Married, Divorced, or have Adopted

If you were married or divorced recently, there are a couple of things you will want to do to ensure that the name on your tax return matches the name registered with the Social Security Administration. If a taxpayer takes their spouse’s last name or if both spouses hyp...

Tax Tips for Students and Parents Paying College Expenses

Whether you are a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. The Internal Revenue Service reminds students and/or parents paying...