What are Tax Extensions?


Tax extensions are available to anyone who needs extra time to file, but it does not apply to payment deadlines.

Submit the proper forms before April 18th -- yes, it's April 18th this year! -- to get a filing extension.

If you need clarification, check out this video explaining more about tax extensions.

Tax Tips After You Retire

Even if your current retirement income plan doesn't provide maximum tax benefits, you can still restructure your payment strategies to optimize your tax results.

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How to Correct Federal Tax Returns

The IRS has a simple process in place that allows you to amend your tax return. Find out how to amend your tax return in this article on tax tips.

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Identity Theft: 7 Steps to Reclaiming Your Identity and Keeping it Safe

As more personal information continues to be stored online, the risk of identity theft also increases. The Bureau of Justice reports that millions U.S. residents experience identity theft each year. If someone uses your personal data pretending to be you, it's a serious crime. With quick, decisive action, you can help discover the fraud, stop further damage and reclaim your identity. Here are six steps to get you on your way.

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What Are Estate Taxes?

When someone in your family dies owning property, the federal government imposes an estate tax on the value of all that property. The law that governs estates is constantly changing and so the law may be an inconsistent from one year to the next. However, the good news is that the estate tax doesn't usually affect many American taxpayers who aren't in the top 2 percent of the nation's wealthiest people.

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