Best Tax Preparation Resources
Individual Tax Preparation and Business Tax Preparation
Best Tax Preparation Resources Plus Tax Tips That Will Make Your Tax Time Simpler
Frequently Asked Questions About Income Tax Preparation
Every client experiences different tax circumstances in the preparation of their income taxes. In addition, tax laws change every year. Since 1981, we have answered thousands of questions for our clients in this ever changing environment.
In our FAQ section, you will find some of the most common questions our clients have asked over the years. Check back often. We’ll continually add new questions and answers.
If you have a question that is not listed, send us an email. We’ll be happy to answer your question concerning income tax preparation and we can even add it to this list to help other tax payers who have the same questions.
Plan for the Next Tax Preparation Season Now
Use our “Plan for Tax Season Checklist” and stop wondering what paperwork you need to file your taxes. Get every deduction and tax credit available for your circumstances. Reduce your tax liability! Increase your tax refund!
Use our Tax Planning Checklist to collect everything you need for the next tax season as you go. Whether, you need individual tax preparation services or business tax preparation services, the next tax season will be smooth sailing.
Save every document that is a potential tax deduction or tax credit during the year. Label a file folder “Tax Information for 20**” and drop your paperwork in it. Maybe, you have a life changing event and wonder if it will make a difference in your income tax for the coming year. Go ahead and drop that paperwork in your file, too.
When January rolls around, you will be prepared. No more searching and struggling to discover much you spent on tax deductible items during the year. You are ready for our tax preparation services once you receive your W2, 1099, or other income documentation on or before January 30th. You’ll receive that tax refund super fast!
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IRS Tax Calendar of Important Dates
Individual and Business Income Tax Preparation Dates and Links.
Sometimes dates may slip by, and you will miss a date for paying your estimated taxes, submitting documents, or other important IRS dates. Stay on time and avoid IRS penalties.
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Receive Your Maximum Tax Refund Fast
4-Steps From Preparing Your Taxes to Receiving Your Refund
Step 1: Carolina Business Services Prepares Your Tax Return
- We’ll guide you through identifying all your deductions and credits in our Personal Q&A Tax Interview ensuring you get the maximum refund possible. All you do is answer simple tax related questions. We take care of all the calculations and let you know if you are missing information that will save money on the taxes that you owe.
Step 2: Carolina Business Services Transmits Your Tax Return via e-filing through a encrypted, secure connection to the IRS.
- E-file your tax return with direct deposit to your personal bank account is the fastest way to receive your refund.
- If you owe a tax payment, you can still e-file. Mailt your payment to the IRS before the deadline for filing your taxes.
Step 3: The IRS Takes Over and Begins Processing Your Tax Return
- Your Tax Return is processed by the IRS, generally within 48 hours from the e-file submission date.
- Usually, the IRS will issue your refund within 21 days of being accepted.
- For more information, see IRS Publication 2043 or contact us.
- You can check the status of your e-filed tax return through the IRS Website Portal.
Step 4: The IRS Completes Processing Your Tax Return
- IRS automatically deposits your refund into your checking or savings account
Note: The IRS does not share refund status information with Tax Preparation Service companies, but the “Where’s My Refund” on the IRS and state websites are easy to use. State Refund Status: Times vary. Check online With Specific State
Choose How to File Your Taxes & Receive Your Refund
- Use Refund Transfer
Choose From the Following Refund Options When Filing Your Federal or State Income Taxes Paper Check: Your refund check will be mailed to you by the IRS and/or state taxing authority. Generally, it will arrive in 6 weeks after your return has been accepted by the IRS or state taxing authority. Direct Deposit: Your tax refund will be deposited into your bank account by the IRS or state taxing authority. Generally, within 21 days after the federal or state has accepted your tax return. Refund Transfer (RT): Pay Nothing Out-of-Pocket. The RT is Bank Product. (call for the current bank information). An RT is not a loan. It offers the convenience of an IRS or state Direct Deposit. The IRS or state tax authority will send your tax refund in approximately 21 days. Your tax preparation fee can be deducted from the tax refund proceeds. The balance of your tax refund will be disbursed as a direct deposit into your personal bank account or as a check (you’ll be notified when the check is available.) Additional fees may apply to certain circumstances. Give us a call for details.
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Have a Question About Your Income Tax?
If you do not find an answer you are looking for in the FAQ section below, we offer Free Consultations. Give us a call (828) 287-9595 or send an email. We are happy to answer your questions!