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Congress Ends 2019 Passing Last-Minute Tax Changes

  • January 10, 2020

In the eleventh-hour of 2019, the House passed a $426 billion tax cut plan that would revive a hodgepodge of benefits known as extenders, kill a controversial tax on church parking, rescind several Obamacare

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Prepare for Filing 2019 Federal Income Tax Returns

  • December 16, 2019

Taxpayers and tax professionals can act right now to avoid any tax-time surprises and ensure smooth processing of their 2019 federal income tax returns, with these handy reminders and suggestions from

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Paycheck Checkup Prevents a Tax-Time Surprise!

  • July 11, 2019

It’s important to check your federal income tax withholding now to avoid an unexpected tax bill or penalty with next year’s return. The IRS Withholding Calculator can help you conduct a Paycheck Checkup.Basics

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Tracking Down IRA Basis: A Gold Mine for Beneficiaries

  • May 17, 2019

No one likes to pay taxes unnecessarily, but that's what a lot of people who inherit IRAs wind up doing. Failing to track down the IRA basis associated with an inheritance can be a costly mistake.IRA basis

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10 Tax Breaks for the Middle Class

  • May 17, 2019

If you believe that tax breaks are reserved for the well-off: hedge fund managers and companies with offshore subsidiaries, you’re likely paying too much to the IRS.Lawmakers have enacted dozens of tax

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Standard Tax Deduction: How Much It Is and When to Take It

  • March 29, 2019

The standard deduction reduces your taxable income. For 2018 taxes, the standard deduction is $12,000 for single filers and married filers filing separately, $24,000 for married filers filing jointly and

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Treasury Cuts Penalties for Taxpayers Who Got Confused about Withholding

  • March 28, 2019

The U.S. Treasury Department is again reducing penalties for taxpayers who didn’t pay enough of their tax bill throughout the year.Taxpayers who paid at least 80 percent of their estimated tax liability

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