Protected: 2019 Post-Tax Season Chat

Protected: 2019 Post-Tax Season Chat

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How do I File for a Tax Extension?

How do I File for a Tax Extension?

If you are unable to file your taxes by the April deadline, you can file for an extension, which provides an additional six months...

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Do I Qualify for the New Pass-Through Tax Deduction?

Do I Qualify for the New Pass-Through Tax Deduction?

As part of tax law changes passed in 2017 (in effect for tax year 2018), there is a new tax deduction for self-employed workers...

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New Tool Helps Self-Employed Calculate Estimated Tax Payments

New Tool Helps Self-Employed Calculate Estimated Tax Payments

Self-employment can have complicated tax implications, but CBPP’s Get It Back Campaign has a new tax tool — the first of its kind online — that can help...

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What to Do if I Owe Taxes but Can’t Pay Them

What to Do if I Owe Taxes but Can’t Pay Them

If you owe taxes and can’t pay them, don’t panic. File your taxes by the deadline and learn about your options. The important thing...

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Celebrating 50 Years of VITA

Celebrating 50 Years of VITA

*Cross-posted from Off the Charts As we recognize the fourth annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Awareness Day today, we also celebrate 50 years of...

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Will getting the EITC or CTC lower other government benefits?

Will getting the EITC or CTC lower other government benefits?

Generally, no. Income Many public benefits determine eligibility by household income. In 2013, Congress enacted legislation that permanently excludes any federal tax refund from...

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Rethinking Disability Outreach

Rethinking Disability Outreach

You can’t tell whether someone has a disability just by looking at them. Disability includes a broad range of experiences. Blindness, deafness, and mobility...

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Do I have to pay a penalty if I don’t have health insurance?

Do I have to pay a penalty if I don’t have health insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), everyone in the U.S. is required to have health insurance. If you don’t, you may have to pay...

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