Tax season wraps up, IRS scams increase

  • Tax season wraps up, IRS scams increase

Tax season wraps up, IRS scams increase

If you haven't filed yet, experts say you need to file for an extension.

Local police departments in the Valley are warning that even though it is tax season, if you get a call from the Internal Revenue Service Agency (IRA), it is most likely a scam.

If you're doing your taxes yourself and plan to file taxes online, you can fill out Form 4868 to file a tax extension directly through IRS.gov or via your choice of tax-prep software, like TaxAct's online tools or TurboTax Easy Extension.

Davis owns Get Organized Tax & Accounting, of Plainfield, where they both live.

Credit Karma Tax GM explained that there is a "good chance that the perceived complexities of reporting cryptocurrency gains are pushing filers to wait until the very last minute". "They should still file their return to avoid a penalty for failing to file".

Taxes are due on Tuesday. However, they're more than happy to hang on to the money they owe you if you don't.

The recent tax law changes in 2018 have also changed the tax withholding tables, so taxpayers should use this IRS-provided calculator to get a better estimate of how much tax should be withheld to reduce their yearly refund and increase their paychecks. Go back and look at what you paid in taxes a year ago, including both withholdings and any payments you made (including estimated quarterly payments as well as payments you made last April). But previous debts to the IRS last until they are fully paid. If you are filing yourself be sure to double check your return for accuracy. 2.

However, if you can't find a way to pay - file anyway.