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IRS Announces 2014 Tax Filing Delay and Dates

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IRS delay announcement for next year. IRS could begin ACCEPTING returns on January 28, 2014, but as late as February 4, 2014. The original start date of 2014 tax filing season was Jan. 21 —but now a one- to two-week delay, apparently because of government shut down and push back of timeline to test test … Read more

Why haven’t you filed your return yet if you are expecting a refund?

Why haven’t you filed your return yet if you are expecting a refund?

It’s April 15th and unless you live under a rock, you should know that this is Tax Day!  One might think that if you are expecting a refund, you would file before the April 15th deadline. But there are many reason that people who don’t owe taxes might need an extension and below is the information about extension from website.  But if you happen to stumble upon and owe taxes, we do  primarily serves people hunting a REFUND, but we welcome your input.  Maybe you adjusted your witholdings and ended up owing and have the question, “why do i owe taxes this year, but always got a refund in the past?”, or “what should I do to not owe at the end of the year?”  “Should I adjust my witholdings?”  “How to get a tax refund?”

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Tumbling about Your Tax Refund?


Where's My Refund?The IRS has joined us in social space.  We have another avenue to gather information and get answers about tax refund. The IRS Social Media gurus are making an effort to distribute information to taxpayers by adding platforms that work for you. Is Tumblr the first thing you open in the morning? IRS will be using the Tumblr platform to share photos, videos and more to help taxpayers get the information they need. Although we hope is the first bookmark you click on each morning (we will even take second to Facebook or the News), we want you to get the information you need during tax season when emotions are high and you are hunting for answers. Get tax tips, announcements, and important tax notices with the IRS social platforms and share what you learn here, at the internet’s original Refund Grapevine!

For more info on ways to connect with the IRS, visit their New Media page.

Here are just some of the valuable resources at your fingertips:

    IRS2Go, YouTube, Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Podcast, e-News (one of my personal favorites) are some great ways to feed your Refund OCD! Connect with the IRS today and get the facts Happy Refunding!

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Please remember the following message from the IRS — “Remember, to protect taxpayer privacy, the IRS only uses social media tools to share public information. IRS does not answer personal tax or account questions. You should never post confidential information, like a Social Security number, on social media sites.”

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2013 Changes to the Where’s My Refund Tool

1. The expected date of when the refund will be sent will no longer be given when the return begins to be processed. 2. The refund status will be presented by way of a status bar as follows: RETURN RECEIVED – From the time the return is received until the refund has been approved the … Read more