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What is Form 1040EZ?

Find out what the filing requirements are for Form 1040EZ.

A Quick and Easy Guide to Filing an Income Tax Return for an Estate (Form 1041)

If you’re the personal representative for someone who is recently deceased, you may need to file Form 1041, Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts, for their estate. However, not every estate requires an estate tax return. Sometimes, all you need to do as a personal representative is make sure an individual income tax return […]

7 FAQs about Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement

If you bought health insurance through the government health insurance marketplace in 2016, you will receive Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement, in the mail. This form should arrive in your mailbox by January 31, 2017. Read on to get answers to 7 of the most common questions about Form 1095-A.

Your Complete Guide to Filing Form 1041, U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts

IRS Form 1041 is an income tax return for estates and trusts, similar to Form 1040 for individuals. If you are the executor for an estate, you may be required to file Form 1041 – U.S. Income Tax Return for Estates and Trusts. Form 1041 must be filed for the person who died in addition […]

Long-Term Capital Gains: How Much Tax Will I Owe?

Did you sell a house, some investments, or even a car this year that you may need to report as the sale of a capital asset? If you sold an asset, possibly at a profit, you’ll generally pay less tax on the gain than you would pay on ordinary income, such as wages. You must […]