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Am I required to file taxes for 2018?

 

If your gross income is more than the following you are required to file taxes...

Filing Single

 Under age 65                                                       $12,000

 Age 65 or older                                                    $13,600

Married and living together

 Filing a joint return - under age 65                      $24,000

 Filing a joint return - one age 65 or older            $25,300

 Filing a joint return - both ages 65 or older         $26,600

 Filing a separate return (any age)                       $ 5

Married and living apart

 Filing joint return or separate                              $ 5

Head of Household

 Under age 65                                                      $18,000

 Age 65 or older                                                   $19,600

Widowed in 2013 or 2012 and have a dependent child

 Under age 65                                                       $24,000

 Age 65 or older                                                    $25,300

 

 
How long does it take to get my refund?

 

Most refunds which are directly deposited into your bank account take approximately 7-21 days from the day your tax return is acknowledged by the IRS.

 

Refunds which are mailed to you can take anywhere from 4-12 weeks.

 
Can I pay for my tax return preparation fees out of my refund?

 

Yes, contact us for additional information on this program

 

Note: There are additional fees associated with having your tax return fees withheld from your refund.  

 
How soon can I schedule an appointment?

 

We will begin preparing taxes on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The IRS will began accepting tax returns on Monday, January 28, 2019.

 

You can schedule your appointment to get your taxes done as soon as you receive any and all of your income statements; i.e., W-2's, 1099's, etc.

 

Appointments available usually within the same day!

 
How long will my appointment take?

 

Most appointments take about 20 minutes.  However, we recommend that you give yourself at least an hour window as some tax returns can be more involved than others.