What is an ein number for preparing taxes?

Answer An Employer Identification Number or EIN is one of five types of Taxpayer Identification Numbers, or TINs, issued to American citizens or businesses. An EIN is used by businesses to report taxes to... Read More »

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Problems With Preparing Income Taxes?

The Internal Revenue Service is the federal tax authority in the U.S. that requires many income earners to prepare income tax returns every year to pay additional taxes beyond the amounts withheld ... Read More »

Taxes and the Number of Dependents?

A dependent is a spouse, child or family member for whom a taxpayer is financially responsible. Each year, the federal government allows deductions and credits to alleviate the tax burden for eligi... Read More »

How to Fix a Social Security Number on Taxes?

Mistakes on taxes are tough to avoid completely. This is especially true if you have complicated returns. Self-employed taxpayers often have complex and involved returns, and staring at tax forms c... Read More »

When doing taxes do you need a Social Security number?

You must use a Social Security number, or another "official" number, when filing tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service. Someone who cannot get a Social Security number because of his reside... Read More »