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Indianapolis, Indiana

The penalty and interest for not filing a federal tax return on time are more than for not paying on time!

The penalty and interest for not filing a federal tax return on time are more than for not paying on time!

April 15th is the due date for tax filing and paying if you owe Generally, April 15 is the deadline for most people to file their individual income tax returns and pay any tax owed. During its processing, the IRS checks your tax return for mathematical accuracy. When processing is complete, if you owe anyRead more about The penalty and interest for not filing a federal tax return on time are more than for not paying on time![…]

If You Filed a Federal Tax Return Extension for 2017 Your Return is Due by October 15th

If You Filed a Federal Tax Return Extension for 2017 Your Return is Due by October 15th

If you filed an Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return (Form 4868) to file your 2017 Federal tax return the deadline to file your return is October 15, 2018. While taxpayers may file a Form 4868 requesting a 6-month filing extension, it is important to remember that theRead more about If You Filed a Federal Tax Return Extension for 2017 Your Return is Due by October 15th[…]

Can’t Pay the IRS? You May Qualify for Currently Not Collectible Status

Can’t Pay the IRS? You May Qualify for Currently Not Collectible Status

There are times where you agree you owe the IRS, but you can’t pay due to your current financial situation. If the IRS agrees you can’t both pay your taxes and your reasonable living expenses, it may place your account in Currently Not Collectible (CNC) status. While your account is in CNC status, the IRS generally won’t tryRead more about Can’t Pay the IRS? You May Qualify for Currently Not Collectible Status[…]