Frequently Asked Questions
If you can’t file by the due date of your return, you should request an extension of time to file. To receive an automatic 6-month extension of time to file your return, you must file Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time To File U.S. Individual Income Tax Return (PDF) by the due date of your return. An extension of time to file is not an extension of time to pay. You may be subject to a late payment penalty on any tax not paid by the original due date of your return.
NO! Did you know that you do NOT need an appointment to have your taxes done? You can simply drop off your documents or upload them to the client portal.
There can be several reasons why a tax return is rejected. One of the most common reasons is that a dependent listed on the return, be it a spouse or a child, has already been claimed on another tax return.
For example, a dependent child that is working may have already filed a tax return and claimed themselves without letting the parents know.
Another example is in the case of divorce. One parent may have claimed the child/children without the other parent knowing.
In these cases, the original tax return that was filed must be amended to remove the dependent
Once the reason for the rejection is identified, we can sometimes make the corrections and then re-file the return. In some cases, the tax return must be paper-filed.
If you receive a tax document after you have filed your tax return, your tax return will have to be amended.
Amended tax returns can only be submitted, by mail, to the IRS.
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