Tax Guide

Get answers to all your questions about taxes, personal finance, insurance and more.


Tax Refunds and Tax Returns

How do I track my refund?
When will I get my tax refund?
How can I check to see if my income tax return is in process?
How do I get my tax transcripts?
How do I file a free tax return?
What is the minimum amount to file taxes for 2016?
What form do I need to file my income tax return?
Where can I e-file my 1099-MISC?
How do I pay my estimated taxes?
How do I find out if someone filed taxes in my name?
Can I file my taxes with for free?
How do I access my Form 1040 online?
How do I find last year’s AGI?
How do I check my tax return status?
How do I know that the government received my tax return?
What is the fastest way to get my tax refund?
How do I check on my amended return status?
Why is my state refund taking longer than my federal refund?
Can I itemize my deductions?
Can a married person claim the Head of Household filing status?
Do I need to file a federal return this year?
Can I use my last paystub if I don't have my W-2 yet?
Where can I find my 2015 AGI?
Where can I find my 2016 AGI?
What is a personal exemption?
What are the qualifications for the Earned Income Credit (EIC or EITC)?
Should I choose the standard deduction or itemized deductions?
What is a tax return?
Can I deduct gas and mileage on my work commute?
Can a married person claim head of household filing status?

Taxes for Freelancers

Where can I find 1099-MISC instructions?
Do freelancers pay taxes?
How do freelancers file their taxes?
What does a freelancer need to file taxes?
Can I deduct expenses that were partly for personal use?
When do freelancers have to pay taxes?
Can I deduct an excise tax?
How do I estimate my taxes?
Do I have to pay quarterly taxes?
How much tax does an independent contractor pay?


When is the last day to file taxes with an extension?
When is the tax deadline if I filed for an extension?
Can I still file my taxes if I filed an extension?
What is the deadline for October filing?
What are the 2017 tax penalty amounts?
When can I expect my refund if I file in October?
What time of day are tax returns due?
Where can I file my taxes if I’m on extension?
Can I extend filing my taxes past October 15?
What happens if I don’t file my taxes by October 16?