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507, 2022

Claiming a child as a dependent when parents are divorced, separated

By |July 5th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on Claiming a child as a dependent when parents are divorced, separated

Parents who are divorced, separated, never married, or live apart and who share custody of a child with an ex-spouse or ex-partner need to understand the specific rules about who may be eligible to claim the child for tax purposes. This can make filing taxes easier for both parents and [...]

2806, 2022

Taxpayers now have more options to correct, amend returns electronically

By |June 28th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on Taxpayers now have more options to correct, amend returns electronically

The Internal Revenue Service reports that more forms can now be amended electronically. These include people filing corrections to the Form 1040-NR, U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return and Forms 1040-SS, U.S. Self-Employment Tax Return (Including the Additional Child Tax Credit for Bona Fide Residents of Puerto Rico), and Forms [...]

2106, 2022

IRS seeks to offer jobs to thousands of workers this summer

By |June 21st, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on IRS seeks to offer jobs to thousands of workers this summer

Looking for a summer job to keep busy and raise some cash? To boost its workforce and better help taxpayers and businesses, the Internal Revenue Service is looking to hire over 4,000 contact representative positions at several IRS offices nationwide this summer. A contact representative provides administrative and technical assistance [...]

1406, 2022

2022 ‘Dirty Dozen’ scams list wraps; taxpayers should still watch for scams

By |June 14th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on 2022 ‘Dirty Dozen’ scams list wraps; taxpayers should still watch for scams

The Internal Revenue Service has wrapped up its annual "Dirty Dozen" scams list for the 2022 filing season, with a warning to taxpayers to avoid being misled into using bogus tax avoidance strategies. The IRS warned taxpayers to watch out for promoters peddling these schemes. As part of its mission, [...]

906, 2022

Cities with biggest credit card debt paydowns + upcoming fed rate hike

By |June 9th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on Cities with biggest credit card debt paydowns + upcoming fed rate hike

With consumers’ finances under pressure due to inflation, a new report and Credit Card Debt Study found that consumers paid down $13.2 billion in credit card debt during Q1 2022 (76% less than last year). In addition, WalletHub’s Fed Rate Hike Report revealed that a Federal Reserve interest rate increase [...]

706, 2022

IRS extends VITA and TCE grants application deadline

By |June 7th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on IRS extends VITA and TCE grants application deadline

The Internal Revenue Service has extended the deadline to June 17 for accepting applications for the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) and Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) grant programs, which will allow some organizations to apply for annual funding for up to three years. Grants.gov will continue accepting applications through [...]

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