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What to know about 2020 tax rules

Georgia residents and others who are getting ready for the 2020 tax year have just received critical information from the IRS. The government agency announced that the standard deduction for single filers is going to be $12,400. For those who are filing jointly with a...

The perils of misunderstanding tax laws

The tax code can be confusing to taxpayers in Georgia and throughout the country. However, it is important to know the difference between fact and fiction when it comes to paying taxes and filing returns in a timely manner. Those who earn money from a side gig will...

IRS posts update to new postcard 1040 form

Georgia taxpayers will have to fill out a slightly longer 1040 form when they file their 2019 taxes, according to the Internal Revenue Service. The agency has posted a draft of the new form, which updates the postcard-sized return that debuted in 2018, on its website....

New tax form geared toward older filers

Georgia residents who are 65 and older may able to make use of Form 1040-SR, which is designed to be easier to read. It is also designed to focus more on retirement income and making older taxpayers aware of potential tax benefits. A draft version of the form was...

An overview of the new IRS tax form

Georgia taxpayers will need to get ready for the new W-4 form that the IRS is rolling out for next year. The government agency says that the goal of the new form is to make sure that taxpayers owe as little as possible at the end of they year. Ideally, neither the...

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