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Tax Filing Season Is Starting, but It May Not Go Smoothly

Source: nytimes.com - Jan 26, 2019

Tax preparers, bracing for a tricky filing season, are advising taxpayers to file returns as they usually do, but to be prepared for possible delays if they are due refunds. The Internal Revenue... Read more >

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Citizens Insurance Tax Credit - Individuals

Source: revenue.louisiana.gov - Jan 26, 2019

Click here for Form 540-INS – Request for Refund of Louisiana Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Assessment How do I determine the amount of the credit? Premium notices that include LA... Read more >

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By the numbers: Louisiana not on track to tax online sales

Source: watchdog.org - Jan 25, 2019

Louisiana is not compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to... Read more >

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The New 1040 Will Fit On A (Big) Postcard, But It Won't Make Tax Filing Any Simpler

Source: forbes.com - Jan 25, 2019

When tax filing season begins in a few weeks, you’ll likely hear senior Trump Administration officials and some congressional Republicans boasting yet again about how the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs... Read more >

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‘Extraordinarily angry and very upset taxpayers’: IRS faces chaotic tax season amid shutdown

Source: politico.com - Jan 24, 2019

The IRS is facing tax season amid the shutdown with new rules that could complicate filing for millions of Americans — and a potential shortage of workers to handle the returns — raising the... Read more >

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7 Weird February Holidays Small Business Owners Should Examine for Marketing Potential

Source: smallbiztrends.com - Jan 24, 2019

January’s going by in the blink of an eye as businesses of all sectors channel their energies into starting the new year as they mean to go on. The good news is that while it might not be home... Read more >

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Small Businesses Join Ranks of Contractors Miffed by Shutdown

Source: govexec.com - Jan 24, 2019

Small-business contractors—those with ongoing commitments to supply agencies with everything from toolboxes to emergency meals to construction materials—are facing their own frustrations over... Read more >

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2018 Tax Reform Details: 5 Big Wins for Small Business Owners

Source: wealthfactory.com - Jan 23, 2019

As you may have heard, the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is the biggest change to tax laws in 31 years. Big business is thrilled to see their corporate tax rate cut for 2018. But what about small... Read more >

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Cost of Saints fiasco? For some, 'huge' financial losses after shattered Super Bowl investments

Source: theadvocate.com - Jan 23, 2019

Black & Gold Sports Shop owner Pam Randazza had about a thousand preprinted NFC Champion New Orleans Saints hats and shirts just waiting to be snapped up by jubilant fans. Bob Bourg had finished... Read more >

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Washington Post: Government shutdown leads hundreds of IRS employees to skip work -- which could delay tax refunds

Source: cnn.com - Jan 23, 2019

Washington (CNN)Hundreds of Internal Revenue Service workers dealing with financial hardship were given permission to miss work during the partial government shutdown, which could slow the federal... Read more >

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The 10 tax law changes that will most affect your 2018 personal return

Source: marketwatch.com - Jan 22, 2019

Almost all of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) changes that will affect individual taxpayers kick in starting with your 2018 Form 1040. Here are the 10 changes that are most like to affect your... Read more >

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Where's My Refund?

Source: irs.gov - Jan 22, 2019

What You Will Need Social security number or ITIN Your filing status Your exact refund amount 24 hours after e-filing 4 weeks after you mailed your return Updates are made daily, usually... Read more >

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2019 Tax Refund Chart Can Help You Guess When You'll Receive Your Money

Source: forbes.com - Jan 22, 2019

If anyone tells you that they have the 2019 tax filing season all figured, they’re lying. By all accounts, the upcoming tax season is going to be tricky. Despite a shoestring staff due to the... Read more >

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Louisiana state income tax filing begins Monday, Jan. 28

Source: revenue.louisiana.gov - Jan 18, 2019

January 15, 2019 BATON ROUGE – The Louisiana Department of Revenue will begin accepting 2018 state individual income tax returns on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. The date coincides with the date the... Read more >

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Tax season tips: Get your 2018 refund quicker

Source: foxbusiness.com - Jan 18, 2019

The first day to officially file 2018 taxes with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is quickly approaching, and some are anxiously awaiting their 2018 refunds. Many American households rely on... Read more >

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