Which States Still Have Tax Free Weekends?

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It’s time for back-to-school deals!

Some states are going sales tax free for a weekend or full week in August. In comparison to sales tax ranging between 4% to 10% of your purchase, it means more bang for your buck.

What kind of deals can you get?

First off, you might wonder if this tax free weekend is limited to certain purchases. Each state is different but you can find out which purchases your state considers tax free.

However, you should be able to pick up the necessities. Continue reading “Which States Still Have Tax Free Weekends?”

Here’s the New 2019 W-4 Form!

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The IRS has released the W-4 form for 2019

Due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS has updated the W-4 to reflect the many tax changes. You may be wondering if there will be major differences.

Here’s the breakdown

Right off the bat, when comparing the 2018 W-4 and 2019 W-4, it looks similar. However, there are changes in income thresholds along with calculations. This also applies to changes from tax credits to allowance tables for two-earners/multiple job holders.

Personal Allowances Worksheet

To calculate your allowances, the first sheet you see is the Personal Allowances Worksheet. Typically, taxpayers with a simple tax situation who do not need to itemize, have no dependents and only work only one job just fill in this first sheet and leave everything else blank. Continue reading “Here’s the New 2019 W-4 Form!”

6 Facts For Filing Taxes By the Tax Deadline

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The tax deadline is April 15, 2019!

For residents of Maine and Massachusetts, they have until April 17 to file their 2018 tax return. Here’s some important information you need to know for filing by the tax deadline.

 1.  You need to report ALL of your income.

If you don’t report all of your taxable income; all income that is subject to withholding; you will need to amend your return using Form 1040X when the IRS gets a hold of your information.

Not only that, but you may even end up owing money back to the IRS.

2.  You can file without a W-2.

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