Did you know that if you file a joint income tax return with your spouse it’s possible to lose your refund? When your spouse has outstanding tax debts prior to your marriage or from filing a separate return during your marriage, the filing of a subsequent joint return places any tax refund in jeopardy.
Making the decision to venture out on your own and work for yourself can be an exciting, yet frightening prospect. Nevertheless, it is important for those who are self-employed to know and understand the tax implications associated with such a decision.
Are you one of tens of thousands of Americans who employs a service provider in your home? Perhaps you have hired a nanny, babysitter, cook, maid, or a personal health care assistant.
Employers must withhold payroll taxes from employee paychecks and send the withheld money to the Internal Revenue Service. Every company of all sizes has an obligation to collect and pay payroll taxes, or 941 taxes as they are also called.
Tax season is upon us once again and many individuals and businesses are struggling to make sure that all of their obligations to the Internal Revenue Service are fulfilled. You not only need to be accurate and timely when filing tax returns, but you also cannot afford to make errors that could trigger an IRS audit.
If you owe taxes to the Internal Revenue Service, you are probably already aware that they are going to be aggressive when trying to collect. That said, it is important to be proactive and find ways to get the tax debt problem solved and the IRS paid.
Many married couples file taxes jointly. Unfortunately, sometimes one spouse makes a mistake or intentionally lies on a tax return and the other spouse who signs the returns is not aware of the incorrect information.
No taxpayer ever wants to owe the IRS or have problems with this powerful agency. Unfortunately, it is easy to make mistakes or face financial problems that make paying taxes on time a major hardship.
It’s tax time again. By now you should have received your tax information such as W-2s and 1099s and should be ready to file your tax return.