Members of the military may qualify for tax benefits not available to civilians. For example, they don’t have to pay taxes on some types of income. Special rules may lower the tax they owe or allow them more time to file and pay their federal taxes.
Here are some of these special tax benefits:
• Combat pay exclusion: If someone serves in a combat zone, part or all of their pay is tax-free. This also applies to people working in an area outside a combat zone when the Department of Defense certifies that area is in direct support of military operations in a combat zone. There are limits to this exclusion for commissioned officers.
The April 18 deadline for individuals to file and pay their federal income tax is just around the corner. While paying taxes is not optional, the IRS offers a variety of ways for people to pay their taxes.
C-Corp Businesses have until April 18, 2022 to complete a tax return and pay the taxes. When need additional time to report the tax return, the IRS grants automatic extension of time upto 6-months when you complete IRS Extension Tax Form 7004 by the actual due date. https://ExtensionTax.com support electronic filing for C-corps to receive extension of time in 3 simple steps, instantly. Likewise the Personal Extension Tax Form 4868 is also due on April 18. Act fast to push your federal tax deadlines from April 18 to October 17, today!.
Even though the Internal Revenue Service issues most refunds in less than 21 days for taxpayers who filed electronically and chose direct deposit, some refunds may take longer.
Many different factors can affect the timing of a refund after the IRS receives a return. A manual review may be necessary when a return has errors, is incomplete or is affected by identity theft or fraud.
Many people will be filing federal tax returns for the first time this year. This includes people who don’t normally file and now need to file a 2021 return to claim a recovery rebate credit or reconcile advance payments of the child tax credit. For these taxpayers, IRS Free File may be the perfect solution.
For eligible individuals who want to prepare their own taxes, IRS Free File features electronic tax preparation software providers. This program provides free tax preparation, free electronic filing and free direct deposit, which is the fastest way to get a refund. People can also directly access IRS Free File from their mobile device using the IRS2Go app.
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As part of a longer-term effort to improve taxpayer service, the IRS has officially established the first-ever Taxpayer Experience Office and will soon begin taking additional steps to expand the effort.
“As the IRS continues taking immediate steps this filing season including adding more employees to address the significant challenges facing a resource-constrained IRS, it’s critical that we work going forward to equip the IRS to be a 21st century resource for Americans,” said IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig. “The formal establishment of this office will help unify and expand efforts across the IRS to improve service to taxpayers.”
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low- to moderate-income workers and families in the form of a credit to either reduce the taxes owed or an added payment to increase a tax refund. The amount of the credit may change if the taxpayer has children, dependents, are disabled or meet other criteria.