According to the famous quote by Benjamin Franklin, there are two things in life that are unavoidable – death and taxes. For many of us, the days leading to April 15 can be a confusing and stressful time. Some may choose pay a tax preparer to complete our forms for us, frequently paying fees close to $200. But that $200 has better uses in our households. Below are tools and resources to assist you with completing your tax returns:
The IRS provides many resources to help individuals with various tax return issues from refunds, to forms, to online filing, and more.
The Commonwealth Department of Revenue hosts information and on-line services.
Many lower-wage taxpayers are eligible for tax credits, including the Earned Income Tax Credit. The IRS website provides information, eligibility requirements, and links to other valuable information.
Many low-wage workers and elders are eligible for free tax services at non-profit organizations across the state. Search for a site near you.
Free, individualized tax preparation for low-to moderate-income taxpayers - especially those 50 and older.
Review of some common misconceptions that millenials may have about the tax code.
A number of tips to keep in mind as you file your state and federal taxes to help protect your data when you file.
Small Business Taxes
The IRS has many resources about operations, taxes, and other business-related issues for small business owners.
The Commonwealth hosts a comprehensive website with information, training resources, and on-line filing options.