Monthly Archives: March 2020

Corona Virus Tax Deadline: July 15

The federal tax deadlines as well as the tax deadlines for the state of California have been extended to July 15. The deadlines have been extended for filing tax returns as well as payment of income tax.If you think that you will be receiving a refund we recommend that you file as soon as possible…
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Tips for Taxpayers Who Make Money From a Hobby

Many people enjoy hobbies that are also a source of income. From soap making and pottery to calligraphy and designing jewelry, these activities can be sources of both fun and finances. However, taxpayers who make money from a hobby should know that they must report that income on their tax return. Generally, if someone has…
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Figuring out Your Correct Filing Status

Your filing status determines which tax forms you need to file, the amount of your standard deduction, eligibility for certain tax credits, and how much tax you owe. In some cases, it may even impact whether you need to file a federal income tax return.Single, married, divorced? Kids or no kids? These are just a…
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Student Loans: Cancellation of Debt Relief

Taxpayers who took out federal or private student loans to finance their attendance at a nonprofit or for-profit school now qualify for safe harbor with regard to cancellation of debt income for discharged student loans. Relief is also extended to any creditor that would otherwise be required to file information returns and furnish payee statements…
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