taxes

The Internal Revenue Service is providing late-payment penalty relief to individuals and businesses requesting a tax-filing extension because they are attaching to their returns any of the forms that couldn’t be filed until after January. The relief applies to the late-payment penalty, normally 0.5 percent per month, charged on tax payments made after the regular […]

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by Jason Alderman Congress could well debate the debt ceiling, tax reform and other important economic issues until the cows come home, but one thing’s for sure: If you don’t pay your income taxes – or at least file for an extension – by April 15, you could be in for a world of financial […]

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Minnesota has adopted most federal tax changes enacted by Congress for the 2012 tax year under a new law signed by Gov. Mark Dayton. The changes will provide $18.5 million in tax benefits to Minnesotans. Conforming to federal tax law also helps provide clear and consistent rules that help reduce taxpayer confusion and makes it […]

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All taxpayers have a fast, safe and free option when it comes to preparing their own federal taxes. It’s called Free File, and it’s available only at IRS.gov. Free File offers brand-name tax software to people who earned $57,000 or less last year, which is 70 percent of all taxpayers. For those who earned more, […]

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to the editor Thank you for the opportunity to respond to Mr. Hardin’s letter in your paper last week.  He suggested that the county board could have avoided property tax increases for our residents.  Thankfully, we did.  My record is local and I stand by it in consistently holding down County taxes. The writer focuses […]

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