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Video: What Are Tax Tables?
The tables issued by the federal government and many state governments determine what amount of tax you owe based on your taxable income. See how your filing status affects your position on the tables in this video. Read more…

Top 5 Myths About Tax Audits
The myths about who or who does not get audited—and why—run the gamut. But, tax audits do not have to be feared. Find out the real deal when it comes to IRS audits and why most audit concerns are unfounded. Read more…

Video: The Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Explained
Originally created to make sure the wealthy paid taxes even after using tax breaks and loopholes, the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) has never been updated and continues to impact middle class Americans more and more each year as a result of inflation. To compensate for inflation, the AMT now includes an exemption amount. This exemption is indexed for inflation so it changes every year. Read more…

Who Needs an ITIN or Individual Tax Identification Number?
The Individual Tax Identification Number, or ITIN, allows taxpayers who don't have a Social Security Number (SSN) to file income tax returns. Unlike other forms of ID, ITINs only have one purpose—tax filing and reporting. Having an ITIN number won't make you eligible for benefits, such as Social Security or earned income credits that provide refunds to some low-income filers. Read more…

Why the IRS Discontinued the E-file PIN and What That Means for You
Filing your taxes electronically is convenient and stress-free — but cyber-attacks have targeted the security of the Electronic Filing PIN, a unique signature used to file your taxes online. This attack caused the IRS to change its e-filing identification system for the 2018 tax year. Here's what happened, and what it means for e-filing your taxes this year. Read more…

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