I have lost all my documents for tax year 2013. Where should I go or how to get a copy of my documents?
The first step that you need to do is call and ask your tax office if they have a copy of your documents. If they don’t have it, you can go to IRS.gov and request a copy of the transcript for that year. When you are on the IRS website, type transcript, click request transcript and you can request via mail. IRS will mail it at the address they have on file. You will receive it in 5 to 10 calendar days.
I owe money on my last year’s tax return, Can I still get a refund this year?
- If you owe any federal tax, state tax, student loans, or child support, your refund may be withheld. However, the IRS will most likely automatically apply your refund to any past due amounts.
Can I still get my tax refund if I am currently making payments for my prior year's taxes?
Unfortunately not. The IRS will automatically apply your refund to the taxes owed.
How long should I keep my tax documents?
You should keep your tax documents for at least 3 years.
Are settlements due to Lost wages or lost profits taxable?
If you receive a settlement in an employment-related lawsuit; for example, for unlawful discrimination or involuntary termination, the portion of the proceeds that is for lost wages (i.e., severance pay, back pay, front pay) is taxable wages and ...
Can I claim my parents as dependent on tax returns even though they didn’t stay with us for one year?
You can still claim your parents if you provided more than half of their support for at least 6 months last year. This also applies if they did not live with you but resided in United States, Mexico or Canada