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How To Do Your Back Income Taxes
Many taxpayers fail to file a return even when required to do so. Your obligation to file these returns never goes away, but catching up may be easier than you think. Read more…

How to File an Amended Tax Return with the IRS
Did you make a mistake on your tax return or realize you missed out on a valuable tax deduction or credit? You can file an amended tax return to make the correction. Filing an amended tax return with the IRS is a straightforward process. This article includes step-by-step instructions for when and how to amend your tax return using Form 1040-X. Read more…

Taxes and the Federal Poverty Level Guidelines
The federal government defines individuals and families as being in poverty if their household income falls below a certain level. The level varies based on household size and, to a lesser extent, location. Although many government programs base their eligibility requirements on federal poverty guidelines, taxes have a minor link to them. Read more…

Filing Taxes While Overseas
American citizens could owe taxes in two countries. If you've never lived abroad for an extended period of time, you probably don't know the United States requires its citizens to continue to pay taxes back home. Read more…

Another Side of the IRS
Former insiders, tax experts and regular taxpayers say the IRS gets a bad rap for just doing what it was set up to do: collect taxes. Read more…


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