Will You Have To File A 2016 Tax Return?

The filing requirement rules for individual federal income tax returns are fairly straightforward. In general, you’re required to file a return based on your filing status, your gross income, and your age. Here’s an overview of the rules for filing a 2016 tax return. Single taxpayers (including those who are divorced or legally separated). If […]

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Stay On Top Of Tax Due Dates This Year

Tax filing season officially begins this month. Did you know tax due dates for certain returns have been changed? Why are the dates changing? One reason is to bring due dates into a more logical order. For example, in prior years, if you were a partner in a partnership, you may have had to extend […]

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Do You Need a Safe Deposit Box?

Though you may have thought bank safe deposit boxes no longer existed, these secure containers are still around, and can be useful for storing difficult to replace items, such as deeds, contracts, and your home inventory. Should you have one? Here’s what to consider. Peace of mind. Knowing that key original documents are in a […]

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Data Security Is An Essential Part Of Customer Care

Security breaches of confidential data capture the global news headlines on a daily basis. Identity theft has become so commonplace that credit card companies and banks market their protection efforts as free services to their customers. The IRS is at risk too, with impersonators using the fear and authority of the government to prey on […]

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The Taxing Side Of Divorce

Getting divorced? Amid all the upheaval, taxes are not likely to be foremost on your mind. Yet overlooking the tax consequences can be costly. Here are some of the basics. Your filing status will change. No matter if you get your final divorce decree or separate maintenance on January 1, December 31, or any date […]

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