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When Will My 2017 Tax Refund be Released and Deposited into My Bank Account

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The IRS has now started processing and releasing the majority of tax refund payments following delays due to the PATH act.  On various articles published on this site it has been good to see a lot of commentary from people now seeing their tax refunds being directly deposited to their bank accounts. In a lot of […]

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Rental Property Tax Changes (Form 1099) and Foriegn Bank Accounts and Assets Disclosure Requirements

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Two new tax changes were implemented in recent legislation that may affect a number of tax payers filing 2010 returns in 2011. One affects landlords who now need to disclose all payments made above $600. The other affects people with certain assets outside the US, who now have to formally disclose foreign holdings (like bank […]

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Too Expensive to File For Bankruptcy

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The online WSJ recently ran a piece on the rising costs of bankruptcy: Individuals who have filed for bankruptcy protection since Congress overhauled U.S. bankruptcy laws in 2005 have faced a more expensive process as attorneys’ fees have risen by roughly half, according to a government report. In a report issued Monday, the U.S. Government […]

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