The Athens News - Tax Guide http://www.athensnews.com/ohio/articles.sec--25-1-tax-guide.html <![CDATA[Tax Guide 5 of 6]]> The Affordable Care Act requires you and each member of your family to have minimum essential coverage, qualify for an insurance coverage exemption, or make an individual shared responsibility payment when you file your federal income tax returns. Click here to read more.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 4 of 6]]> Part four of the tax guide includes the top five reasons to e-file your federal income taxes and what scams to be on the look out for this tax season.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 3 of 6]]> Nearly everyone can clam an exemption on his or her tax return. It usually lowers you taxable income. In most cases, that reduces the amount of tax you owe for the year. Here are the top 10 tax facts about exemptions to help you file your tax return.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 2 of 6]]> Income tax season is a happy time for many people. Those who anticipate a considerable refund on their taxes look forward to having extra money; some individuals even plan to finance big-ticket purchases entirely with their tax refunds.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 1 of 6]]> More than half of taxpayers hire a professional when it's time to file a tax return. Even if you don't prepare your own Form 1040, you're still legally responsible for what is on it.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 2014 2 of 5]]> The Athens NEWS Tax Guide Series features tax resources and articles to help with tax season. To read the digital edition of the second in the five part series of Tax Guide special sections click here.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 2014 3 of 5]]> The Athens NEWS Tax Guide Series features tax resources and articles to help with tax season. To read the digital edition of the third in the five part series of Tax Guide special sections click here.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 2014 4 of 5]]> The Athens NEWS Tax Guide Series features tax resources and articles to help with tax season. To read the digital edition of the fourth in the five part series of Tax Guide special sections click here.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 2014 5 of 5]]> The Athens NEWS Tax Guide Series features tax resources and articles to help with tax season. To read the digital edition of the fifth in the five part series of Tax Guide special sections click here.]]> <![CDATA[Take the stress out of tax season]]> If you hate filling out forms, you probably dread tax season every year-not necessarily because you will owe money to the IRS, but rather because the prospect of organizing your documents, calculating deductions, and filing your taxes makes you want to crawl under the covers and take a nap. But it's kind of like cleaning out your refrigerator: the longer you wait, the more terrible it becomes.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide 2014 1 of 5]]> Check out the first of five Athens NEWS Tax Guides! To see the digital edition, click here. ]]> <![CDATA[Simplified option for claiming home office deduction begins in 2013]]> The Internal Revenue Service has announced a simplified option that many owners of home-based businesses and some home-based workers may use to figure their deductions for the business use of their homes.]]> <![CDATA[IRS has $917 million in 2009 unclaimed refunds]]>

Refunds totaling just over $917 million may be waiting for an estimated 984,400 taxpayers who did not file a federal income tax return for 2009, the Internal Revenue Service announced. However, to collect the money, a return for 2009 must be filed with the IRS no later than Monday, April 15, 2013.

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<![CDATA[Tax Guide 2013]]> The Athens NEWS Tax Guide Series features tax resources and articles to help with tax season. To read the digital edition of the fifth in the five part series of Tax Guide special sections click here.]]> <![CDATA[Important reminders about tip income]]> If your pay from your job includes tips, the IRS has a few important reminders about tip income.]]> <![CDATA[Save money with the child tax credit]]> <![CDATA[Second round of local tax audit letters coming]]> A second round of city income tax audits will start going out in the coming month after more than 2,000 Athens residents were audited last month requesting four years worth of proof they had paid the taxes.]]> <![CDATA[Tax Guide]]>
The Athens NEWS Tax Guide Series features tax resources and articles to help with tax season. To read the digital edition of the fourth in the five part series of Tax Guide special sections click here.
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