Tag: federal

2018 Pay Raise Approved for Federal Employees on GS Pay Scale

[Updated 2018 GS pay chart] In his first year of office President Trump has approved an across the board 1.4% 2018 pay rise for the over 1.5 million government employees on… Read more »

2018 vs. 2019 Federal IRS Tax Brackets, Tax Rates, Standard Deduction and Personal Exemption Updates

[Updated with 2019 Tax Brackets] Below are the 2019 IRS tax brackets. Note that the updated tax rates and brackets would only apply for the 2019 tax year (filed in 2020)…. Read more »

2012 Tax Brackets and Federal IRS Rates, Standard Deduction and Personal Exemptions

2012 and 2011 tax rates stayed the same as 2010 levels thanks to an extension of the Bush-era tax cuts. This has been confirmed by the IRS with the release… Read more »

Do I Need to File a Federal Income Tax Return in 2016-2017 ? Maybe Not If You Meet These IRS Guidelines

[Updated Income Thresholds] The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recommends that all adults file a tax return. Obviously, the IRS wants to have everyone pay their taxes but it is also… Read more »

No Federal Pay Raise in 2011 or 2012 as Obama Freezes Federal Employee Pay Rates

In an effort to address growing budget deficit concerns and political pressure, President Obama announced a proposal to freeze federal pay increases. This freeze would affect over two million federal government… Read more »

2011-2012 Federal Pay Scale Tables (GS) and No Raise From 2010 Levels As Obama Freezes Employee Pay

[Updated : 2012 Pay Tables] Following President Obama’s Federal employee pay freeze, 2011 and 2012 GS tables will remain the same as 2010. This includes the special base rates for… Read more »

2011 Tax Brackets, Rates and Federal Taxable Income Thresholds. Standard Deduction and Exemption Increase

President Obama and Congress have approved a two year extension to all the Bush-era tax cuts. This means that the 2011 Federal IRS tax rates will be the same as… Read more »