The Future of the IRS

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IRS questions and answers

The IRS is developing a “Future State” plan that it says will transform the way the service interacts with taxpayers. Many parts of the plan may ease the processing of filing returns, the issuing of refunds, and the identification and resolution of problems. But the Tax Advocate Service – an independent part of the IRS that defends and assists taxpayers – warns … Read More

Is Your Social Security Taxable?

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post-tax season money tips

Are your social security benefits taxable income? Social security benefits include monthly retirement, survivor, and disability benefits. If you received Social security benefits in 2015, you should receive a Form SSA-1099, Social Security Benefit Statement, which will show the amount. If Social Security was your only source of income in 2015, your benefits might not be taxable. You also may … Read More

6 ways to avoid an IRS audit

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Like so many things in life, the tax-filing process has become less ‘human’ and more automated. That means all you need to do is type one key wrong on your computer, and you could be an IRS person of interest. And, with the increase of ‘robo-audits,’ it’s becoming more important to leave no guesswork on your returns, because computers are … Read More