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Indiana Property Taxes

Posted by on Jun 30, 2017 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on Indiana Property Taxes

Indiana Property Taxes

Property taxes can seem quite mysterious to new landowners as well as individuals who have never owned property. In truth, they are fairly straightforward. In this post, we’ll discuss tips for paying your Indiana property taxes and answer some common questions about that process. When Are Property Taxes Due? If you’ve recently become a landowner in the state of Indiana, you may be wondering when you need to plan to pay your property taxes. Indiana has a system in which properties are assessed by January 1st. The taxes for 2016 will be due on...

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Indiana CPA: What Should I Consider Asking?

Posted by on Feb 2, 2017 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on Indiana CPA: What Should I Consider Asking?

Indiana CPA: What Should I Consider Asking?

Searching for an Indiana CPA (certified public accountant) doesn’t have to be a “taxing” process. In this post, we’ll explore questions to ask yourself when evaluating CPAs. Does Your CPA Ask Questions? When choosing a CPA, you’ll want to find an individual who will take time to get to know you and your finances. Your CPA is an advocate and can work with you to ensure you receive all of the deductions that you qualify for. A quality CPA will also help you plan for the year ahead. CPAs should provide a higher...

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CPAs vs. Enrolled Agents & Non-Licensed Preparers

Posted by on Dec 9, 2016 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on CPAs vs. Enrolled Agents & Non-Licensed Preparers

CPAs vs. Enrolled Agents & Non-Licensed Preparers

File Taxes Indiana: Who Should Help You? What’s the difference between a certified public accountant (CPA) and an enrolled agent? What distinguishes them from non-licensed tax preparers? In this post, we’ll explore these three roles as related to tax preparation. Certified Public Accountant CPAs typically conduct financial audits and provide accounting services. In order to qualify as a CPA, individuals must pass the Uniform CPA Examination, which is the only licensed qualification available in accounting. Because CPAs work with...

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What Should I Look for in an Indiana Tax Preparer?

Posted by on Nov 4, 2016 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on What Should I Look for in an Indiana Tax Preparer?

What Should I Look for in an Indiana Tax Preparer?

So, you’ve decided that you don’t want to file your own taxes or rely on an online tool. You’d rather work with a human being who can answer your questions in real time and help you file your tax return correctly. Or maybe you did your own taxes or purchased an online tool to file your return and you’ve received a notice letter from the IRS. There are various professionals who can prepare your taxes, but there are a number of things to consider when searching for an Indiana tax preparer. In this post, we’ll take...

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Have You Received this Letter from the IRS?

Posted by on Oct 21, 2016 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on Have You Received this Letter from the IRS?

Have You Received this Letter from the IRS?

Premium tax credits can cause confusion, as evidenced by the letter that many Americans are receiving after incorrectly filing their taxes in 2015. This letter from the IRS outlines the problem and the actions to take to correct it. In this post, we’ll discuss how taxpayers in Indiana and the rest of the United States can take action to resolve the issue. Understanding Your Letter The letter states that: “According to our records, advance payments of the premium tax credit were made for health care coverage from the Health...

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Federal Income Tax Return Basics

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on Federal Income Tax Return Basics

Federal Income Tax Return Basics

Are you looking for help filing your federal tax return? Perhaps you just got your first job and are looking for a few pointers? In this post, we’ll take a look at what you need to know about filing your federal income tax return. If you’d like to learn more about filing your Indiana state taxes, click here. Federal Tax Return Information Individuals filing federal tax returns in the United States receive a $6,300 standard deduction as well as an exemption amount. The numbers change each year, but there is a base level amount...

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How Do I File My Indiana Tax Return?

Posted by on Sep 9, 2016 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on How Do I File My Indiana Tax Return?

How Do I File My Indiana Tax Return?

Are you planning to fill out and file your tax return yourself? If so, do you know where to go to find the appropriate forms and where to turn them in? In this post, we’ll take a look at where to find Indiana tax forms as well as how to file them. Where Can I Find Indiana Tax Forms? There are a number of ways to find the forms you need to file your taxes in the state of Indiana. Perhaps the quickest and easiest method is to download the appropriate forms from the Indiana Department of Revenue’s website. You can find Indiana tax...

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How to Get Your Indiana State Refund

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on How to Get Your Indiana State Refund

How to Get Your Indiana State Refund

Have you ever wondered how to qualify for an Indiana state refund? Maybe you’ve just started your first job and aren’t sure what steps you need to take to file taxes in Indiana. This post is for you! Qualifying for Refunds Regardless of whether you receive a standard W2 or a 1099 for self-employment income, if you’ve been working and have earned more than $1,000 in the past year you are required to file a tax return. You could possibly qualify for a refund after filing your return if state and local income taxes have been...

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Tax Preparation: Questions to Consider

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Tax Tips | Comments Off on Tax Preparation: Questions to Consider

Tax Preparation: Questions to Consider

The 2016 tax rush is now behind us. As with any process, it’s always helpful to reflect on how things went and determine if there are opportunities for improvement in the future. In this post, we’ll offer a few questions to ask yourself when determining how your tax filing process went. We’ll also share a few questions you should ask yourself if you’re considering making the switch to a different Evansville tax preparation company. If you’ve been preparing your own taxes, maybe it’s time to consider working...

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Accounting Services Indiana: Tips for Picking a CPA

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Finance Tips | Comments Off on Accounting Services Indiana: Tips for Picking a CPA

Accounting Services Indiana: Tips for Picking a CPA

Selecting a CPA in the state of Indiana is an important decision for your business and personal life. In this post, we’ll offer a few tips for making an informed decision. Understand Your Accounting Needs Start the CPA selection process by making a list of your accounting needs. Do you own a small business? Do you only have annual personal income filings? This step is important because you need to match your needs to what an accountant can offer. Some CPAs specialize in personal income taxes while others prefer to work with small...

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