Economic Impact Payments FAQ

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service announced on March 30 that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the following three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a simple tax […]

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IRS Adjusts Compliance Efforts Due to COVID-19

To help people facing the challenges of COVID-19 issues, the Internal Revenue Service recently announced a new program to assist taxpayers by providing relief on a variety of issues ranging from easing payment guidelines to postponing compliance actions. This new program, called the “IRS People First Initiative”, is meant to help people facing uncertainty over […]

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Tax Deadlines Moved to July 15

The April 15 federal income tax filing due date has been moved to July 15, the U.S. Treasury Department and IRS recently announced. Here is what you need to know: The due dates for all tax payments normally due April 15 have been pushed back 90 days to July 15, regardless of the amount owed. […]

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Elect for Tax Savings

When completing their income tax return, taxpayers can make certain choices or elections that can really impact the amount of tax that’s due. Here are a few common examples that can create tax savings opportunities if you elect the correct option. Tax filing status. Typically, filing a joint tax return instead of filing separately is […]

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Ease the Pain of Repaying Student Loans

Recent college graduates are graduating with record-setting levels of debt from student loans, reaching a total of $1.5 trillion in 2019. Fortunately, there are ways to get some relief from this debt and take advantage of a few tax breaks at the same time. Here are four ways you can reduce the strain of repaying […]

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New Retirement Account Rules Take Effect

The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, or SECURE Act, was passed by Congress in late December 2019. This new law modifies the features of the retirement accounts that you may already have, and generally makes it easier for people to use these accounts to save for retirement. Here are a few highlights […]

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