Categories for Tax Return

How Does the Stimulus Check Affect My Taxes for Next Year?

April 29, 2020

Most taxpayers in the United States will be receiving (or have already received) a check or direct deposit of up to $1,200 as part of the stimulus bill passed by Congress to assist people during the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a very unusual circumstance, which has left people to wonder... View Article

What Delays Tax Refunds?

April 15, 2020

Tax refunds are often the largest “paycheck” received by many American workers. When they are delayed, it is a cause for anxiety, especially in uncertain times like these. Why is a tax refund sometimes delayed in Hayward, CA? There can be many reasons why a tax refund is delayed, from... View Article

Your Taxes and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

April 1, 2020

It is important to know how COVID-19 is affecting taxes so you can meet the appropriate deadlines and have your paperwork in Hayward, CA ready on time. Since tax filing is something that can be done virtually, you do not need to meet directly with a tax preparer and can... View Article

When Does a Dependent File a Tax Return?

March 21, 2020

As tempting as it may seem, if you have a dependent earning their own money, you can’t just add them to your income tax filing and get their money back. If they’re incapable of filing their own return (for example, a very young child or a disabled dependent), you’ll need... View Article

How to Maximize Your Tax Refund

August 19, 2019

It doesn’t matter if you’re filing corporate taxes or you’re poring over your W-2, we all have one persistent question on our mind when it comes to taxes: How can I get the most from my tax refund? For the uninitiated, taxes can be a thoroughly confusing process. Even as... View Article

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