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What Are Personal Property Taxes?
If you itemize deductions on your federal tax return, you may be able to claim a deduction for the personal property taxes you've paid. Read more…

Paying Property Taxes Online
Many local agencies are set up to accept property tax payments online. When paying property taxes online, it is important to note some considerations that can affect your federal income tax return. Read more…

Video: Tax Tips for Paying Property Taxes Online
If you own a home, it's likely that you pay property taxes to your local government. But if you are used to writing checks, you may be interested to know that many agencies allow you to pay your property taxes online. Watch this video to find out more paying property taxes online. Read more…

Claiming Property Taxes on Your Tax Return
If you pay taxes on your personal property and real estate that you own, you payments may be deductible from your federal income tax bill. Most state and local tax authorities calculate property taxes based on the value of the homes located within their areas, and some agencies also tax personal property. If you pay either type of property tax, claiming the tax deduction is a simple matter of itemizing your deductions on Schedule A of Form 1040. Read more…

How to File for an Extension of State Taxes
While the IRS requires you to file Form 4868 to request a tax extension, each state has its own requirements for obtaining a similar extension. Read more…


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