Category: Tax Refunds

Understanding Your Taxes if You’re a Side-Hustling Independent Contractor

Understanding Your Taxes if You’re a Side-Hustling Independent Contractor

Income Tax Rules for Common Side-Hustles In today’s day and age, it’s not uncommon to come across people who have side hustles to make some extra cash, especially since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. The fact that many people have found themselves unemployed, making less money overall, or just have more free time than… Read more »

What Is a Notice of Intent to Offset?

Treasury Offset Program Debts (TOP)

What is a Notice of Intent to Offset? If you receive a Notice of Intent to Offset, your tax refund is going to be seized and put towards debt you owe to the IRS or another government agency. As part of the Treasury Offset Program (TOP), your tax refund checks are matched against any outstanding… Read more »

What to Do When You Have Several Years of Unfiled Tax Returns

missing tax returns

Unfiled Tax Returns   Some people avoid filing their tax returns because they don’t want to pay taxes to the IRS. Others simply  forget or don’t know they need to file. Whatever the reason, having several years of unfiled tax returns can create problems whether you are due a refund or have a balance due… Read more »