For working-class Americans such as you, tax season can be very confusing. With all the expenses that come from everyday life, you might be worried about owing the IRS money in the end. Not knowing what your tax return will look like can be overwhelming.
You gathered your documents. You filed your taxes on time – maybe even early. Only to find that you owe thousands more in taxes than you have in the past. This was the case for many who filed their taxes this spring, thanks to sweeping changes in tax law.
Whether it’s contributing to a college fund, fixing a hole in the roof or just funding a vacation, millions of Americans depend on their tax refund every year. For some, it’s more than just extra money towards luxuries. It can be necessary to keep up with mortgage payments or repay debts. If your tax refund unexpectedly dropped, it could devastate your financial plans.
It may be only February, but tax season is officially upon us. By now, you should have received all of your relevant tax documentation to file your tax return for the past year.
Anticipation mounts as Atlanta gears up to host Super Bowl LIII on Sunday. The city is spending upwards of $46 million dollars on the event—in addition to $200 million spent to build the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, where the game will take place. Much of this funding comes from taxpayer dollars.
The record-long partial government shutdown has been going on for nearly a month. More than 800,000 government employees are either furloughed or working without pay. But the shutdown is affecting far more people than just these workers. Americans across the country are experiencing the ripple effect of suspended government operations.
When Hurricane Michael tore through the southeastern part of the country earlier this year, it left many communities devastated. In Georgia, 69 counties were hit particularly hard—and are therefore eligible for certain benefits.
Surviving a hurricane can be a life-changing, traumatic experience. The entire world, as you know it, may seem to have shattered around you. You may have lost your home or your job. Your health may be compromised. Your social network may have crumbled.
With Veterans Day just around the corner, it seems like an appropriate time to review some core tax exemptions that veterans can receive. In today’s article, we outline the Georgia tax exemptions available to our brave men and women who have served in the armed forces.
Tax season isn’t until April, but the deadline will approach faster than you expect. Now that we are nearing the end of 2018, it is time to think about your approach for paying this year’s taxes. It is in your best interests to minimize the amount of taxes you owe. You can follow a few important, simple steps to reduce what you will owe in 2019.