TAX TIP VIDEOS Archive

  • Tax deadline just days away; nearly 40 million to file by April 17

    WASHINGTON – As the April 17 tax filing deadline approaches, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding the nearly 40 million taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them in the final days of the […]

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  • Tips for Getting Unclaimed 2014 Tax Refunds

    The IRS reminds taxpayers they may have money waiting for them. About 1 million taxpayers who did not file a 2014 federal income tax return have unclaimed tax refunds totaling about $1.1 billion. Here are some things taxpayers should know about these unclaimed refunds: To […]

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  • Updated Withholding Calculator Reflects Changes in New Tax Law

    To help taxpayers, the IRS updated the special Withholding Calculator tool on IRS.gov to reflect changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed in December. With most employees seeing withholding changes in their paychecks, the IRS recommends taxpayers use the Withholding Calculator to do a “paycheck checkup.” This […]

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  • IRS encourages ‘Paycheck Checkup’ for taxpayers to check their withholding;

    WASHINGTON – Launching a special week of activities, the Internal Revenue Service today continued its effort to encourage taxpayers to do a “paycheck checkup” to make sure they have the right amount of tax taken out of their paychecks for their personal situation. To help […]

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  • Top Things to Know About Deducting Charitable Contributions on a 2017 Tax Return Tax

    Taxpayers who give money or goods to a charity may be able to claim a deduction on their 2017 federal tax return, which basically reduces the amount of their taxable income. Here are some important facts about charitable donations: Qualified charities. To receive a deduction, […]

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  • IRS Can Help Taxpayers Get Form W-2

    Most taxpayers got their Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, by the end of January. Taxpayers need their W-2s to file an accurate tax returns, as the form shows an employee’s income and taxes withheld for the year. Taxpayers who haven’t received their W-2 by the […]

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