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Despite the shutdown, the IRS says it will provide refunds to taxpayers without delay. We’re not so sure.
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Don’t think you can skip your January 15, 2019 estimated tax payment, for 2018’s fourth quarter, just because IRS employees are furloughed.
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Like to file your taxes early? Good news: The IRS will begin processing 2018 tax returns on time, despite the government shutdown.
Most taxpayers must file federal income tax returns by April 15. However, there are some exceptions to the familiar tax filing deadline.
Prepare to pay taxes on winnings.
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Now is also a good time to check withholding for 2018 taxes.
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Don’t panic, but arm yourself with knowledge. We provide links to the manuals IRS agents use to know what to look for when auditing various kinds of businesses.
As you rush to meet the filing deadline, don't overlook money-saving tax breaks. This could be your last year to claim some.
This is may be your last chance to claim some tax deductions. We help you make the most of them.
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The new policy goes into effect in 2019. Older divorces can be modified to follow the new rules—if both parties agree.
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Still want to tap your home equity and deduct the interest? Options remain.
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Those paying the kiddie tax are in for higher rates that kick in at lower levels — but capital gains are still favored.
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Lower inflation adjustments mean smaller annual increases in tax brackets, standard deductions and other breaks.
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The new rules will be the subject of hot political debate in eight years (or sooner).
Though the exemption remains the same, the rates are quite different.
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The rise in the standard deduction means far fewer people will be deducting mortgage interest.
Forget about deducting management fees and tax-prep costs. But margin interest you still get.