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1040 is the American individual income tax form. Form 1040 is due on April 15 each year, unless extended to October 15. There are many other schedules that can be included in the filing of form 1040. There are other versions of the 1040 as well such as 1040A and 1040 EZ.

Copies of Tax Returns and Other Tax Information from the IRS

Can’t find your copy of an old tax return? Not sure that you received all your 1099s or other tax forms this year? You can get the information from the IRS by requesting transcripts or copies of tax returns.   Transcripts Transcripts show the important information of tax returns...  Read More

12-16 week processing time for amended returns submitted during the government shutdown

Today I called the IRS regarding a client’s amended tax return. The agent told me that due to backups caused by the government shutdown amended returns will take 12 to 16 weeks to process. So if you filed an amended return it might not show up in the IRS system until January 201...  Read More

More Americans View Their Taxes as Unfair

Well if you filed your taxes and you feel like the tax bill you were handed was an unfair amount, you are not alone.  According to a recent gallup poll only 55% of Americans think their income taxes are fair.  Turns out that there isn’t a big difference in this perception based...  Read More