Today TaxMama® wants to talk about Extensions, Payments and End of Tax Season stuff.
Good news! This year we get a few extra days to file our tax returns – until April 18th (19th in MA and MN). But what’s if you’re just not ready? Relax. File an extension – no excuses needed. You get an extra six months to file.
WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service today provided late-payment penalty relief to individuals and businesses requesting a tax-filing extension because they are attaching to their returns any of the forms that couldn’t be filed until after January. The relief applies to the late-payment penalty, normally 0.5 percent per month, charged on tax payments made after the […]
IRS Provides Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Isaac; Return filing and Tax Payment Deadline Extended to Jan. 11, 2013 (courtesy of the IRS) WASHINGTON –– The Internal Revenue Service is providing tax relief to individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Isaac. Following recent disaster declarations for individual assistance issued by the Federal Emergency Management […]
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today announced it is granting taxpayers whose preparers were affected by Hurricane Irene until Sept. 22 to file returns normally due Sept. 15. The taxpayer’s preparer must be located in an area that was under an evacuation order or a severe weather warning because of Hurricane Irene, even if […]
Today TaxMama hears from Cliff in the TaxQuips Forum, who dropped the ball. “Filing your income tax return is due April 15th, or with an extension, 10/15. However, the instructions also say that you have three years (plus any extension) to file a claim for any refund due. Which rule takes precedence? The IRS cannot […]
Today TaxMama hears from Myra in the TaxQuips Forum with lots of questions. “I filed an extension. How should I file at year end? Single, married but filing at a single rate, or jointly. My husband receives Social Security disability. I file from a K-1. I have large amounts of deductions. I also can […]