Filing Your Taxes
Looking for information on filing your taxes and updates for this tax season? You've come to the right place.
“Each tax filing season is unique and presents taxpayers with new challenges,” says Edward S. Karl, CPA, CGMA, vice president of taxation for the AICPA. “Taxpayers always have to learn about new rules and changes to old rules to avoid making mistakes.”
- 10 Key Tips for Filing Your Tax Return
Before you file, read over these tips to cover all the angles.
- 6 Things to Know about Surviving an IRS Audit
An IRS audit. Just hearing those words can send fear through even the most honest of taxpayers. But it happens to many people, even if they’ve done their best to get their taxes right.
If you’re facing an audit, the best approach is to understand the process, why your return was audited, what your rights and responsibilities are, and how you can appeal the findings. Here are six things to know.
- Help! I can't pay my tax bill
You finish your tax return, and you get a very unpleasant surprise. Instead of looking forward to a refund, you owe $3,000 in taxes this year. Or maybe you got a notice from the IRS telling you that you owe $9,000 because you took some money out of your retirement account two years ago in what you thought would be a tax-free withdrawal. No matter how it happened, you owe the IRS, and you don’t have the money to pay them. What do you do?
- Tax-Related Identity Theft
For tax-related identity theft matters, CPAs are here to help, whether it's contacting the IRS to ensure your payments are properly credited to your account, helping to retrieve a refund issued to the wrong person or responding to IRS notices. Here is a checklist to combat identity theft, especially during tax-filing season.