Pay Your Taxes Electronically

They say paying your federal taxes is the hard part. Actually, the U.S. Department of Treasury has made it pretty easy by providing taxpayers a free service called Electronic Federal Tax Payment System so that you can pay your tax bill 24 hours a day, seven days a week by phone or by Internet. For more information on how the process works, read this C.P.A. Insight.

Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)

As if calculating your taxes were not difficult enough, many middle-income families now have to recalculate their taxes to determine if they must pay the alternative minimum tax. For a brief overview of what deductions may have to be included in income according to AMT rules, and some of the deductions that may put you in the AMT bracket, read this C.P.A. Insight.