Traverse City MI - Without the right knowledge, trying to figure out which tax credits you are eligible for and how you can maximize your tax refunds can be harder than it normally should be. It is best to understand what tax credits you are eligible for and the difference between a refundable tax credit and a tax deduction. In a recent post, Efile Tax Advisor sheds more light on the most common mistakes people make when filing their taxes and how best to use a tax refund calculator to get the most returns.
The first mistake which robs a lot of taxpayers of some good cash in tax refunds is dismissing claiming any sort of federal tax refunds simply because they do not pay anything in Federal taxes. This notion is wrong as there are tax credits like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit which are eligible to anyone regardless of how little they pay in taxes. Some of these credits are also fully refundable, so even if you pay nothing in tax you could still get a refund from the IRS.
Another mistake taxpayers make is trying to figure out everything by themselves. Most of the credits are calculated based on your income, the number of children you have, and your living circumstances. All this information can be inputted into H&R Block online tax filing platform which can then easily determine exactly which tax credits you may be eligible to claim.
It is best for taxpayers to take advantage of the tax refund calculator so as to have a good idea of how much they can get back from their tax refund this year. It is simple to use and no prior experience as regards tax preparation is needed to get accurate results. All that is required is just a few basic questions about your income and living circumstances.
For more information, please visit, https://efiletaxadvisor.com/2019/04/15/free-tax-refund-calculator-see-your-estimated-refund/
About Frank Ellis
Frank Ellis is a Traverse City Tax Preparation Planner and published author. He has written tax and finance related articles for eight years and has published over 900 articles on leading financial websites.
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