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How Far Back Can You Amend Tax Returns?

If you have discovered a mistake in a tax return that has already been filed, you can file an amended return, also known as Form 1040X. The Internal Revenue Service allows you to amend a return if your filing status is incorrect, your income is wrong, or you have incorrectly ...

Married Filing Jointly Vs. Separated

The Internal Revenue Service recognizes five income tax filing statuses. Each filing status is determined, at least in part, by your marital status. You might qualify for more than one filing status. For example, if your are married, you have the option of filing your federal ...

Is It Better to File Jointly or Separate When Making Over $100K?

People making over $100k a year are in higher tax brackets, which means that they generally have to pay a higher percentage of their income in taxes. If you're married, you have the option of filing jointly or separately, and there's no answer that works for everyone. Instead, ...

Can I File Taxes on Self Earned Income Without a 1099?

When you perform work for someone else on a contractual basis, the person you worked for must issue and provide you with a Form 1099 for any amount over $600 as of Sept. 1, 2012. However, if you don’t receive a 1099, you still have to file your tax return. Your own record ...

Where Do I Put My 1099 Miscellaneous Income on My Tax Return?

If you work for an entity as a non-employee and earn more than $600 in income, you receive an Internal Revenue Service Form 1099-MISC typically by the end of January of the following year. The IRS receives the same information from the entity for which you worked. You report ...

How to File Taxes Without Child's Social Security Number

If you're eligible to claim a child as a dependent on your taxes, you're going to need their Social Security number, or SSN, in order to take advantage of the tax benefits available to parents. Filing your taxes without your child's SSN won't change how you prepare the return, ...

Tax Treatment of Domain Name Costs

In the early days of the Internet, little precedent existed for how domain names were handled from an income tax standpoint. Central to the debate was whether they should be considered assets or expenses, but a 2003 U.S. Appeals Court ruling helped answer that question. Since ...

Can I File My Income Tax Electronically If I Owe From a Previous Year?

Each spring, the taxman comes knocking on your door asking for his share. If you owe on a previous year, it may muck up the waters of your financial portfolio. E-file is the quickest and easiest method of filing your tax return to the IRS. Even if you owe on a previous year, you ...

How to File Pennsylvania Local Taxes

While most people focus on the costs of federal income taxes, state and local taxes can be a significant portion of your annual tax burden. In Pennsylvania, you need to file state income tax along with your federal income tax return, and might even have to file local taxes as ...

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