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The 2021 Tax Deadline Extension: Everything You Need to Know
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Treasury and IRS issued new instructions that call for a tax deadline extension, moving the customary April 15 deadline to May 17, 2021. Read more to learn about the relevant details and how they impact your situation. Read more…

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Every year, many taxpayers wait until the last minute to file their federal income tax returns. Despite this tendency, there are many reasons to file your taxes early. If you will receive a refund, you may want to submit your return as quickly as possible. Additionally, there are benefits to filing early for those taxpayers who have a balance due. Read more…

Tax Considerations for Fantasy Sports Fans
Fantasy sports leagues can yield hefty winnings if Lady Luck smiles on you. If you win big—or even not so big—you'll need to save a portion of that money for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). What many don't realize, is that those net winnings constitute taxable income. Read more…

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