Taxes : Business & Finance
Had enough of filing and paying US income taxes? Have you thought about moving beyond all the hassle and yearly effort just to remain compliant with US taxes and regulations by giving up your US citiz
A 1040X tax form can be used to change information on a previously filed federal tax return.tax forms image by Chad McDermott from Fotolia.comThe reason for filing a 1040X tax form is to make amendments to a previously filed federal tax return. Some of the common items that may facilitate...
The 1099-G form in Illinois reports your gross unemployment compensation received for the tax year. Forms are mailed out to claimants by January 31 following the end of the tax year. If you did not receive form 1099-G or you need a copy, and the Illinois Department of Employment Security has a curre
The dreaded property tax bill arrives in your mail box showing what you owe to live in California, your love for the weather and landscape is now an after thought. Although you may already know the amount, it never gets easier sending off the check to your local assessors office. Did you know that
A levy is a way for the IRS to actually take possession of your property without going to court. After the IRS takes possession they will sell the property to pay off your outstanding tax liability. A tax levy can cover any type of property that can be repossessed and sold for cash. This includes yo
Unemployment compensation is money paid to you if you are out of work and entitled to the benefits under your state's laws. You must report all unemployment compensation you received during the tax year on your federal and state returns as of 2012. The amount of unemployment you received during the
Dentists are medical professionals who deal with health problems related to the teeth, mouth, jaw and gums and may specialize in a variety of areas. Orthodontists are dentists who specialize in altering the alignment of teeth using braces and other devices that exert pressure on teeth.
Although taxpayers fall into a federal tax bracket ranging from 10 to 35 percent, this is not necessarily representative of how much a taxpayer pays in taxes during any given tax year. As his income increases, he only pays a certain percentage per dollar up to a cut-off point. For this reason, it is
Small business owners should get involved in the detail of their business accounts. It will help them understand where they can save money and where they are making money. Understanding the financial landscape of a business will also identify new business opportunities.
Many American Voters do not understand the taxation debate around election time. They hear stories of businesses and rich folks getting big tax breaks and yet do not fully understand, although at first glance they feel that is somewhat unfair. What is very unfortunate is that many politicians will c
An income tax is a tax levied on an individual's total income with some deductions allowed. People who have not paid in enough money during the tax year must pay the difference to the government when they file their annual tax returns. People who have paid in too much money receive a tax refund. Und
Sort your documents before you begin.tax forms image by Chad McDermott from Fotolia.comPreparing taxes is not anyone's idea of a good time, but it is a necessary evil. You can make the tax filing process a lot easier and faster by preparing ahead of time. Tax preparation should not wait...
The Internal Revenue Code promotes taxpayer donations to charitable organizations by providing a charitable contribution deduction. To qualify for the deduction, your donation must have an ascertainable value, regardless of whether it is worth $1 or $1 million. Although no minimum requirements exist
If you are filing your federal personal tax return for the first time for calendar year 2009, one important thing to remember is if your income is less than the total of the standard deduction for your filing status and your exemptions, you will not owe any taxes. For example, if your filing status