What To Do If You Owe Taxes But Can’t Pay

Posted by on Aug 13, 2021 in Personal Tax |

It is not unusual for someone to file their income tax return and realize that they have a balance due. What happens though if you owe the IRS but can’t pay the tax now? Thankfully the IRS does not come and arrest you if you can’t pay all your tax immediately. However, taxes not paid by the due date could result in penalties and interest. Don’t panic because there are options available to you. If you owe less than $100,000 and...

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When to Amend Your Tax Return

Posted by on Aug 9, 2021 in Personal Tax |

An amended tax return is simply a revision of a previously filed return. It’s not uncommon for a tax return to be filed only to realize that a mistake was made. Perhaps you had a net operating loss (NOL) that can be carried back to previous years. In some cases a credit or deduction was not taken. Sometimes you can call the IRS to straighten things out. In other cases the IRS makes a change to your federal tax return which then requires that...

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Back Taxes Help

Posted by on Aug 3, 2021 in Personal Tax |

Haven’t filed taxes in several years? Need help with back taxes? Don’t panic. You’re not alone. There are millions  in the same boat. Just because you have unfiled taxes does not mean that the IRS, or State, does not know or has forgotten. Why You Should File Back Tax Returns If you have a filing requirement and do not file your tax returns timely you could be hit with penalties and interest.  Let’s talk penalties for a second....

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How to Reach a Live Person at the IRS

Posted by on Jul 24, 2021 in Personal Tax |

“Somebody PLEASE pick up the phone!” It’s a desperate plea for many who want to speak with an IRS representative. It’s not uncommon for callers to wait on hold for hours to get through. Many times callers are lucky if they get a chance at all to speak with a live person at the IRS. What IRS Number to Call The IRS has several phone numbers available for the public to reach them. The number you dial will depend on the type...

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Westchester Mortgage Refinancing | Westchester County Tax Services

Posted by on Jun 6, 2021 in Personal Tax |

The average cost of a home in Westchester County is $683,904. If you are like most homeowners you have a mortgage on your property typically at a fixed interest rate over 15 or 30 years. If you took out that mortgage several years ago it is possible that the interest rate is higher than today’s rate. The amount of money paid in interest can add up. In fact, over the life of your mortgage much of your payments will go to interest. Many people...

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If I Work Remotely Where Do I Pay Taxes?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2021 in Personal Tax |

The current pandemic has led many people to work from home whether by choice or necessity. The new work arrangement has meant no commute, more time with family and less money on gas. For individuals who work for an out-of-state employer remote work can have unexpected consequences. Typically employees are taxed in the state where they live or where they earn income. Some states have reciprocity agreements that obligate employees to pay tax only...

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