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3 warnings and an advisory in effect for 10 regions in the area
If you’re asking, ‘When will I get my tax refund?’ These answers should help
How do the top tax preparation software stack up against each other?
Everything you need to know about filing a tax extension
TRUST INDEX: When is Tax Day? Viral meme, IRS extensions confuse taxpayers
The meme, posted in 2018, not only gets the deadline wrong for the year it was posted, but it recently went viral, leading many on social media to believe the meme refers to this year’s tax returns.
Not even a pandemic can squash rising property values in Bexar County
Despite the pandemic and economic woes, home values continue to rise. Appraisals for Bexar County homeowners to be released this week show an average increase of 6.9%.
The art of filing taxes: What could go wrong?
With tax season now well underway, we thought we'd offer up some tax filing basics, along with answers to common misconceptions regarding filing.
5 things you should know if you’re filing taxes for the first time
If you grew up watching your parents get stressed around tax season, then you're probably not looking forward to filing yourself for the first time.
Need some extra time to file your taxes? You got it
Americans will be getting extra time to prepare their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service says it’s delaying the traditional tax filing deadline from April 15 until May 17.
Taxes: Answers to top FAQs about Social Security income
Even for those of us who think we have some knowledge about anything tax related, it can be a stressful time. And it's certainly not a time when you want to play a guessing game.
Before you file taxes online, here’s how to do it securely
Filing online with direct deposit with the fastest way to get your refund. But, before you file, Consumer Reports offers advice to keep your sensitive financial information secure.
You may qualify for a property tax exemption if your home was damaged by the winter storm
Because of Governor Abbot’s disaster declaration, Tax Code Section 11.35 allows a qualified property with at least 15% damage by a disaster to receive a temporary exemption of a portion of the appraised value.
Should I pay my tax bill with a credit card?
Taxes: Answers to FAQs about dependents, exemptions
Even if we think we have some knowledge about anything tax-related, it can be a stressful time. And it's certainly not a time when you want to play a guessing game.
From Homer Simpson to Al Bundy, how TV has had fun with tax season
Tax season can be a reason to laugh, as these famous TV episodes showed.
Beware of these scams during tax season
Here are some scams to look out for and avoid during tax season.
How do I file taxes if I’m working remotely in another state that’s not my residence?
A common aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year or so has been more employees working remotely, but that doesn’t necessarily mean all those people were working from their homes.
That time when Willie Nelson made an album just to pay his IRS debt
Willie Nelson owed millions in taxes, so the IRS came up with an idea to help.
What exactly is ‘jock tax?’
Tax season is busier than usual for professional athletes and the people they put in charge of their taxes.
10 celebrities busted for tax issues
These 10 celebrities found out the hard way not to mess with the IRS.
What’s the catch when it comes to a ‘free’ tax prep site?
When it comes to filing your taxes, especially online, you have what can feel like a million options. But when a site says "free," is it really free?
Millions of taxpayers still waiting for 2019 refunds to arrive, report says
As people get ready to either file their tax returns or receive refunds from returns already filed for 2020, the IRS is still dealing with a big problem.
Finished your taxes? Take these steps to get ahead for next year
Are you knee-deep in receipts, 1099 forms and W2s? Or are you done?
Getting a big tax refund this year? How to make your money go further
If you’re expecting a generous refund this season, you’ll want to make that money work as hard as you do.
What is the difference between tax planning and tax compliance?
Did you know when you’re getting ready for tax season, there are two types of preparation methods?
Top 20 money-saving tips for stay-at-home moms and dads
Have you ever seen this quote floating around the internet? “Impossible only means you haven’t found the solution yet.”
Thinking about accounting, but hoping to avoid tax-related jobs? Consider these 5 fun careers
When you hear someone say that he or she is an accountant, do you think of taxes right away?
You’ve filed your taxes -- now, what should you do with those documents?
If you’ve finally gotten your taxes filed, you’re probably ready to put it all away and move on. Have you considered which documents you should keep? And for how long?
How do you adjust your job search in a pandemic?
When a pandemic strikes -- which is a situation we now find ourselves in considering this new coronavirus, COVID-19 -- it’s possible that employers will have to turn to layoffs and furloughs; that is, if they haven’t already.
Strange tax deductions that were approved by the government
When it comes to tax write-offs, many people will stretch the limits to see what they can get away with.
Why you should do your taxes early, and how to get started
It is easy to put off doing your taxes until the last minute. No one likes to deal with the IRS, and sometimes, procrastination happens as a result.
5 situations in which pets can be used for tax breaks
For those animal lovers who spend so much money on their pets and hope to recoup some of that cash spent when tax season arrives, this is the cold, hard reality: For the most part, you can’t.
Texan taxpayers affected by winter storms have two extra months to file their returns this year, IRS says
The Internal Revenue Service is extending tax season deadlines for Texans affected by last week’s winter storms.
Some tax tips following a year of coronavirus
Tax season is here! Your job, health, and finances may look a little different in the year of COVID-19, and that doesn't stop with taxes.
Is it time to switch to paying quarterly taxes? Here’s when to decide, and how to get it done
There’s one date each year that sticks out to American taxpayers everywhere: April 15. But to another group of people -- the ones who make quarterly payments -- there are three other times a year to pay up.
3 ways to handle unemployment benefits when it comes to income taxes
After the COVID-19 pandemic swept the nation, many were left without jobs.
How much more is James Harden’s tax bill now that he’s with the Nets?
If NBA superstar James Harden hoped being traded to the Brooklyn Nets would help him land more lucrative endorsement deals in a bigger TV market, he better cross his fingers that those deals compensate for how much money he’s losing in another area.
This checklist will help ensure you have everything prepared for filing this tax season
Regardless of whether you’ve paid someone for help or tried to do it on your own, even just gathering all the data you need for filing your federal income taxes can seem daunting.
Eligible educators can deduct out-of-pocket expenses for COVID-19 protective items used in classroom, IRS says
If you’re an educator filing a tax return this year, you may be eligible to deduct unreimbursed expenses for COVID-19 protective items used in the classroom.