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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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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Can Immigrant Workers Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)?

Can Immigrant Workers Get the Child Tax Credit (CTC)?

Some immigrant families may be eligible to get the CTC, including the Additional Child Tax Credit (the refundable part of the credit).

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How to File Taxes if You’re Experiencing Homelessness

How to File Taxes if You’re Experiencing Homelessness

Filing taxes can be a complicated process, especially if you are experiencing housing instability or homelessness. If you have lost your tax documents, don’t...

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Filing Taxes if You Are Currently Incarcerated or Re-entering Society

Filing Taxes if You Are Currently Incarcerated or Re-entering Society

Re-entering society can be a challenging time. Filing taxes may add to that complexity. Here’s what you need to know about filing taxes if...

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