Why use a local tax service? On average it takes 16 hours to gather all your documents and file a return. But if you have a more complex economic life, it will cost you time and money. Therefore, if you have more complicated filings, like multiple jobs,...

Confused about IRS tax forms? There are so many. You could say “There’s a form for that” but we are going to look at the most common forms used in filing personal income taxes. If you need more information about other IRS forms, visit IRS.gov. (Links...

DVF Tax Preparation Checklist for 2019 The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 made robust changes to the nation’s tax laws and some will impact what you need to file your taxes in 2019. The one change that will likely impact most families is the increase...

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects your credits The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, enacted in December 2017, touched so many pieces of our tax law, the Internal Revenue Service is still issuing guidance on how the reforms will impact small businesses. The...

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was the biggest tax overhaul in two decades and its impacts on individual taxpayers are wide-ranging. Here’s how the Tax Reform bill will affect your credits and deductions. ​Child tax credits The Tax Reform increased the maximum credit and the...

Just because it’s summer vacation, it doesn’t mean you should stop thinking about your taxes. Many of your summer activities -- taking a summer job or hiring a seasonal employee, going on vacation, sending the kids to camp -- could impact how much you owe...