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What is My Tax Bracket?
The federal income tax system is progressive, which means that different tax rates apply to different portions of your taxable income. The term "tax bracket" refers to the highest tax rate applied to the top portion of your taxable income and depends on your filing status. Here's how to calculate your tax bracket. Read more…

Using an ITIN? How the PATH Act May Affect Its Expiration Date
The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act affects taxpayers who use an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), rather than a Social Security number, to file their tax returns. If you use an ITIN, it will expire unless you used it at least once during the previous three-year period. Even certain ITIN holders who have used their taxpayer identification number in the past three years may need to get a new ITIN if it’s older. Check the expiration rules below to see if the new expiration rules under the PATH Act affect you. Read more…

What Information Is Needed for Tax Returns?
A tax return is a document you must file with the government showing how much income you earned in a particular year. Read more…

Tax Reform Changes That Impact Your 2019 Taxes
With all of the buzz about the new Tax Reform many taxpayers are questioning how this will affect their 2018 tax return. These provisions kicked in on January 1, 2018, which means that they will impact your 2018 tax return. Read more…

Does Everyone Need to File an Income Tax Return?
Not everyone is required to file an income tax return each year. Generally, if your total income for the year doesn't exceed certain thresholds, then you don't need to file a federal tax return. The amount of income that you can earn before you are required to file a tax return also depends on the type of income, your age and your filing status. Read more…


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