FAQs
45 articles
Can I file as Head of Household?
What filing status can I select?
Can a married person claim Head of Household filing status?
Is it better for a married couple to file jointly or separately?
I got divorced/separated during the tax year, what should my filing status be?
How should I file my return if my spouse recently died?
Can I use the Qualifying Surviving Spouse filing status?
What is a "qualifying person" for Head of Household?
What are the pros and cons of filing Married Filing Separately?
Can I claim someone who isn't my child as a dependent?
Do I need to include child support on my federal taxes?
How do I contact the IRS?
How do I contact my state?
How do I pay estimated taxes?
When are estimated tax payments due?
Do I have to pay estimated taxes?
What is the difference between federal and state estimated taxes?
What is estimated tax/estimated tax payment?
Are alimony payments taxable/deductible?
What is the IRS penalty if I miss the federal filing deadline?
Can I deduct a computer or laptop that I bought for school?
Can I deduct my gambling losses?
Is my Social Security income taxable?
Can I e-file a tax return for someone who is deceased?
What is the Credit for Other Dependents ("Family Tax Credit")?
Is an IRA deductible?
Can I get the American Opportunity Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit?
Can I claim my qualifying child if I am divorced or separated?
What is the Lifetime Learning Credit?
What are qualified education expenses?
What is earned income?
What is the American Opportunity Tax Credit?
Are IRA or pension distributions taxable?
What qualifies for the home office deduction?
What does "financially support another person" mean?
Guide to the Qualified Business Income (QBI) Deduction
What is the child and dependent care credit?
What are itemized deductions versus the standard deduction?
Do I qualify for the Earned Income Credit?
What are qualifying medical and dental expenses?
What is the Child Tax Credit?
How do I prepare a joint federal return and separate state returns?
Why do I need to enter my spouse's SSN to file separately?
What does it mean if I take the standard deduction?
How do I report cryptocurrency when filling out a Form 1040?