Monthly Archives: April 2013

Tax Breaks for Charity Volunteers

If you volunteer your time for a charity, you may qualify for tax breaks.  Although no tax deduction is allowed for the value of services performed for a charity, some deductions are permitted for out-of-pocket costs incurred while performing the

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Where’s My Refund?

If you already filed your federal tax return and are due a refund, you can check the status of your refund online. Where’s My Refund? http://www.irs.gov/Refunds/Where%27s-My-Refund-It%27s-Quick,-Easy,-and-Secure. is an interactive tool on the IRS web site.  Whether you split your refund

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Are You Collecting the Needed W-9s?

If you use independent contractors to perform services for your business or rental that is a trade or business, and you pay them $600 or more for the year, you are required to issue them a Form 1099 after the

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