You’ve filed your 2016 return and after months of checking your account for your refund you’re still waiting, or maybe you got a letter from the IRS notifying you that they’re keeping your refund. You’re angry, annoyed, and frustrated and want to know how they can do that! The IRS can keep your refund for a variety of reasons such as a back tax balance, unfiled returns, delinquent child support obligations and even defaulted student loans. Your refund should arrive within 21 days of when you e-filed your return (6-8 weeks for mailed paper returns), and you can keep up with it my the status on the IRS website.
Crowdfunding campaigns have soared in popularity with the advent of websites such as Kickstarter, GoFundMe, Indiegogo and more. Through these sites and social media people are able to raise money to fund a new business venture, pay off medical bills, create a new product, raise money for charity, and just about anything else you can think of. These crowdfunding sites have allowed individuals and businesses raise billions of dollars each year – so do you have to pay taxes on that?
Happy Spring! As we get the itch to start our “Spring Cleaning”, we wanted to add one more item to your list. In between cleaning the guest bedroom closet and organizing the pantry, be sure to pencil in “organize tax stuff”! We find that cleaning out the old and organizing the new and important can make a big difference in the world of tax! Here are some tips:
Happy Tax Season, Y’all!
As you work to prepare your 2016 return and as the 2017 tax year gets well underway, we wanted to offer some helpful tax tips! In our extensive experience here at Bryson Law Firm, LLC in resolving IRS tax debts owed, we find that it’s typically some of the same common mistakes that people have made to have ended up in need of our services. Here’s a list of the 3 most common tax mistakes we frequently see and some tips so you can avoid them yourself...