If You’re Doing Your Own Tax Return Be Aware of these 7 Upcoming Tax Law Changes
Every year, and tax year 2021 will not be different, brings a few surprises to some of us. Even though a few tax changes are already announced, you might want to be aware of them. There are planned adjustments and changes because of inflation and phase-outs too. If you’re doing your own tax return, you need to be especially aware.
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Doing Taxes Yourself Online is Better Using These 10 Strategies
1. Make sure you know when the deadlines are – Normally, the filing deadline for personal tax returns is April 15, unless that day falls on a weekend or holiday. When doing taxes yourself online, be sure to file taxes electronically by that date.
If you plan on sending them in by mail, and we do not recommend this, make sure they are postmarked by that date. Due to the IRS staffing problems View full post…
Does Doing Your Taxes Yourself Scare You?
There are times when going to a professional tax preparer might be a good idea, but for most individuals, doing your taxes yourself is fairly straight forward. This is especially true now and through 2025. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) that was enacted in December 2017, increased the standard deduction that most of us now use.
At the same time the standard deduction was increased, the entire category for Miscellaneous deductions on Schedule A was eliminated. This, in effect, View full post…