12 May

Where’s my refund?

You filed your return on time…and now you wait.  Where’s my refund?   If its been 21 days or more since you electronically filed your return or more than 6 weeks since you filed your paper return, you can check the status of your refund on the IRS’website. To check the status you will need your social security number or taxpayer…

12 Aug

Back-to-School Education Tax Credits

If you, your spouse or a dependent are heading off to college in the fall, some of your costs may save you money at tax time. You may be able to claim a tax credit on your federal tax return. Here are some key IRS tips that you should know about educational tax credits: • American Opportunity Tax Credit.  The AOTC…

8 Sep

Job Hunting Expenses

Many people seek to change their job when summer turns to fall. If you look for a new job in the same line of work, you may be able to deduct some of your job hunting costs. Here are some key tax facts you should know about if you search for a new job: Same Occupation –  Your expenses must…