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Need to File a Return with IRS Form 8863 for Education Credits? Choose eSmart Tax.

Recent critical legislation changes have created obstacles that directly impact the daily lives of many American families.  First, the fiscal cliff debate pushed back tax return processing and caused delays in the release of key tax forms.  As a result, many taxpayers—especially students and families waiting for key credits—are feeling confused about taxes.  The added financial pressure of delayed refunds and sequester cuts continues to push families to the edge of their budgets.  As far as finances and taxes go, these are confusing times. 

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By: Lauryn on 3/15/2013 10:28:43 AM

Weekly Tax Inventory - 03/15/2013

This week in taxes.

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By: Lauryn on 3/14/2013 03:53:22 PM

A Handful of Deductions For Small Business Owners to Remember

  It’s tough to remember all the deductions that you’re legally allowed to claim.  Don’t miss out on the opportunity to minimize your tax liability.   The following deductions are commonly overlooked by small business owners On the Road  Mileage

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By: Lauryn on 3/13/2013 04:00:00 PM

What if my return was rejected?

If your return was rejected, please refer to the e-mail that we sent to you.  This e-mail will notify you of the reason using the email address you provided when you prepared your return. There will also be a link after you log in to your eSmart Tax account. Click on E-file Status to display the reason for the rejection.  Please correct the error(s) and resubmit your return. 

 

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By: Lauryn on 3/12/2013 04:55:00 PM

To Itemize or Not to Itemize?

Preparing your taxes through eSmart Tax will automatically calculate which method is best for you, but it’s reassuring to know how to decide for yourself. 

 

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By: Lauryn on 3/12/2013 04:55:48 PM

eSmart Tax Announces Spring Fever Tax Relief for Taxpayers

The first quarter of 2013 has been plagued with critical legislation changes.  These changes have created obstacles that directly impact the daily lives of many American families.  First, the fiscal cliff debate pushed back tax return processing and caused delays in key tax forms being released for filing.  As a result, many families that depend on the income from tax refunds throughout January and February are feeling financial pressure.  On top of the delays, the sequester cuts have pushed many American families to the edge of their budgets.  eSmart Tax—a leader in online tax preparation— is offering a bright light to taxpayers this season with their special Spring Fever campaign

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By: Lauryn on 3/11/2013 10:04:56 AM

Weekly Tax Inventory - 03/09/2013

This week in tax news.

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By: Lauryn on 3/7/2013 11:45:00 AM

Does your home double as your office space?

There’s a tax benefit to doing business the way you do.  You may qualify for a section 179 deduction  worth up to $139,000 for qualified business property placed in service in 2012.  The section 179 deduction is for tangible personal property such as machinery and equipment instead of depreciating them over the useful life of the items.  Section 179 can only be deducted in the year of purchase. 


 

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By: Lauryn on 3/11/2013 12:00:00 AM

I Found a Long Lost Tax Form. What Do I Do Now?

eSmart Tax FAQ:  I found a lost tax form.

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By: lescobar on 3/6/2013 04:05:00 PM

eSmart Tax Announces Free and Easy Audit Assistance For All Filers

Competing online tax companies have recently made claims about “free” audit support with varying degrees of fine print.  Some companies offer this service, but only for those customers who pay for their higher-tiered products.  To give taxpayers even more confidence in the quality of its tax preparation services, eSmart Tax provides complimentary CPA Audit Assistance to every customer—regardless of which product they use—at no charge.

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By: Lauryn on 3/4/2013 04:25:00 PM

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