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Unpaid Debt Can Affect Your Refund

If you owe a debt that’s past-due, it can reduce your federal tax refund. The Treasury Department’s Offset Program can use all or part of your refund to pay outstanding federal or state debt. Here are ten facts to know … Continue reading

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Ten Things to Know about IRS Notices and Letters

Each year, the IRS sends millions of notices and letters to taxpayers. Here are ten things to know if you receive one of these notices: Don’t panic. You often only need to respond to take care of a notice. There … Continue reading

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Top Ten Facts about Penalties for Filing and Paying Late

April 15 is the tax day deadline for most people. If you have a refund coming, there is no penalty if you file a late tax return. But if you owe taxes and you fail to file and pay on … Continue reading

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IRS webinar on Form 990

The Internal Revenue Service will be presenting a webcast for Filing Tips for nonprofit organizations for their Form 990, Return of Organization Exempt from Income Tax.  Topics include: Preparing the Form 990-series return Managing legal risks more effectively Avoiding penalties … Continue reading

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Status of income tax refunds

Now that the tax filing deadline is past, many taxpayers are interested in when they will receive tax refunds.  The Internal Revenue Service and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania both maintain website tools to monitor the status of tax refunds for … Continue reading

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Miss the tax filing due date?

If you missed the April 15 tax filing deadline, here are ten things you should consider: If you are due a refund, you should file as soon as possible to get it. Even if you are not required to file, … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Paying Your Taxes

If you owe taxes with your tax return this year, you should know a few things before you file. Here are 10 tips about how to pay your federal taxes. Never send cash. If you e-file, you can file and pay … Continue reading