The dreaded April 15th tax deadline has come and gone. Hopefully you got all squared away with our friends at the IRS...or filed an extension...or pay quarterly estimated taxes. If not, prepare for some penalties to start racking up.
The only way to stop tax refund fraud is to change the way the tax filing and refund system works, and while this may be a painful process for employers and taxpayers alike, it's necessary.
No longer can I look past the reality that my annual voluntary forfeiture of money to my government pays for violence around the globe, at astounding levels, and I am not able to provide any more excuses or rationalizations that paying without protest, that being complicit in funding war without resistance, is not contradictory to my faith and to my conscience.
Expressing shock that someone so rich could commit such a monumental error, the IRS today reported that a lone member of America's wealthiest 0.1 percent paid more taxes than he should have for the 2014 tax year.
On Tax Day, many post office hours are extended and special consideration is made for last-minute filers. But post offices' Tax Day hours might still be more limited in 2015 than in years past.
There's another reason to celebrate Tax Day besides the end of tax season; many businesses offer special Tax Day freebies and deals.
This year, your federal tax return is due Wednesday, April 15. The best way to get your return to the IRS by the deadline, reduce tax return errors, ensure calculations are correct, and be warned of common errors or missing information is to file your return electronically.
You have about two weeks left before your taxes are due; here are some quick tips to getting 'em done, getting any refund you are due quicker, and setting yourself up for next year.