What Is Tax Withholding?

Things You Need To Know About Tax Withholding An employer deducts/withholds a certain amount of salary from the employee as income tax; the same amount would be deducted from the Paycheck and remits the same to the state, federal, or local tax administration. This amount which has been deducted or withheld is termed as Tax […]

What Is a 529 Plan?

529 plan– named on the section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code is a savings plan offering tax and financial aid benefits. This plan encourages saving for the future education expenditure and costs. Legally known as the ‘Qualifying tuition plans’ this plan is generally sponsored by the state agencies or any educational institutions. These savings […]

1099 Miscellaneous

What Is 1099 Misc? A 1099 Misc.  is one of the forms in the 1099 series provided by the IRS (Internal Revenue Service). It is a document filed to report or declare the miscellaneous payments payed / made to individuals who are non- employees but still work under or for someone. A few examples would […]

What Is Capital Loss?

Capital Loss: Incurring a loss is one situation no one ever wants to be in but sometimes such a situation could prove useful. Declaring a capital loss could help you in managing the taxes and their returns. What exactly is a Capital Loss? In simpler words. A capital loss is the difference obtained when the […]

Child and Dependent Care Credit

Child and Dependent Care Credit: You could be amazed to know that some of the money you spent on childcare expenses can be claimed back from this nonrefundable credit. You can also qualify to claim these funds, provided you should have ever cared for disabled dependents or spouses. The Requirements to Claim This: These criterion […]