Friday, January 25, 2013
The IRS has announced a delayed start to the 2012 tax filing season. Here's the date of when you can file, plus some locations in the Tri-Cities to get help on your taxes.
Friday, January 25
You'll have to wait if you are used to filing your annual tax return at the earliest possible date. The Internal Revenue Service has revised its opening date for tax season — pushing it back eight days to Jan. 30, 2013. The tax filing deadline is Monday, April 15, 2013. The IRS will begin accepting tax returns on Jan. 30, 2013. Most taxpayers should be able to file on that date, though some revised forms may not be immediately available. You can blame the delay on the federal "fiscal cliff" crisis and the new tax bill Congress passed just after Dec. 31. You can find more information in this Forbes article. Electronic filing season originally was set to start on Jan. 22. As a result of the delay, nobody will get a refund in January, an H&R…
Sunday, April 15, 2012
Last-minute filers can get tax tips via Twitter.
Guess what, Geneva? Taxpayers have two additional days this year to file. Hooray! The regular April 15 deadline falls on a Sunday, so that's not happening. Monday, April 16 is a holiday in the District of Columbia, so the deadline is Tuesday, April 17. Now in the final stretch of the 2012 tax filing season, the Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers that they can get last-minute tips by following the IRS on Twitter. The IRS Twitter news feed, @IRSnews, provides the latest federal tax news and information for taxpayers. The focus of the IRS Twitter messages is on easy-to-use information, including tax tips, tax law changes, and important IRS programs such as e-file, getting a filing extension and “Where’s My Refund." The IRS plans a …
Monday, April 9, 2012
We don't need to remind you of April 15 for tax season, but there's also that early bird deadline for the city garage sale. Let us know of other deadlines this week or next!
Obviously, the tax deadline every year is April 15, right? Well, yes and no. This season, the deadline for postmarking or e-filing your federal tax return is actually April 17, believe it or not. That's because April 15 falls on a Sunday this year, and April 16, 2012, falls on Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia. Here's a link to the IRS e-filing website. Need a good tax-prep person from the Tri-Cities? Check out our Patch Directory or our "Readers' Choice" story with links to local tax experts. The winner, by the way, was Loberg, Miki & O'Brien Citywide Garage Sale The Early Bird deadline for the very cool, first ever Citywide Garage Sale is coming up fast. In order to have your Geneva location listed on the map, a registration…