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Filling Up Tax Form and Using Calculator and Laptop getty Machine learning makes tax filing obsolete.  It’s only a matter of time.  How long?  Five years – maybe less — or maybe more.  But it’s not a technology problem – algorithms can easily prepare and file your taxes.  No, it’s a policy problem, and we all know how that works. An […]

April is the fourth month of the year. It is known for April Fool’s Day and the old saying that April showers bring May flowers. April 15 was also the day in 1912 that the mighty RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic. For American workers April 15 is also the day by which federal […]

Princess Bride impatience via Aside from having to fill out a tax return, the most annoying thing for most people each year is waiting for their tax refunds. The complaint is continually atop the list of taxpayer complaints. The frustration of waiting for the Internal Revenue Service to deliver their tax cash probably is why so many […]

Tax season is upon us, accompanied by many new federal tax changes. If you are one of the many Americans struggling to understand how to fill out your tax forms, the IRS — yes, that IRS — may be able to offer you free assistance. The IRS offers the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program […]

The clock’s winding down on tax season, and for those who might have procrastinated, we’re here to fill you in on your options, so you can decide for yourself which tax preparation service is best for you. With the help of Consumers Advocate , we’ve provided a comprehensive list for you. It should be noted […]

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York State Department of Taxation Finance on Wednesday reminded taxpayers that they can receive the refunds they’re owed up to two weeks sooner by e-filing their return and choosing direct deposit. The Department says e-filing is safer, faster, and more efficient than sending returns through the mail. And, best […]