Categories for Tax News

Sep
10
2019

Expenses that teachers can and can’t deduct on their tax returns

As teachers head back to school, they often pay expenses for which they don’t receive reimbursement. Fortunately, they may be able to deduct some of them on their tax returns. You don’t have to itemize your deductions to claim this “above-the-line” tax break. For 2019, educators can deduct up to $250 of eligible expenses that weren’t reimbursed. Eligible expenses include books, supplies, computer equipment, software, other classroom materials, and professional development courses. To be eligible,

Aug
12
2019

Form 2290

Taxpayers can file Form 2290 electronically to pay heavy highway vehicle use tax | Internal Revenue Service http://bit.ly/33f6mS2

Aug
03
2019

Managing the amount of tax you’ll owe for this year

Managing the amount of tax you’ll owe for this year may require thinking about tax issues now, long before it’s time to file. One aspect that affects your tax bill is your adjusted gross income (AGI). The higher your AGI, the higher your tax rate. In a Tax Tip, the IRS offers some ways to lower your AGI during the year. A few ideas: Contribute to a Health Savings Account; claim educator expenses if you’re a qualified educator;