Betty's Tax Service has been serving the Sand Mountain area since 1970 and officially became Betty's Tax Service, LLC in 2010. We are committed to providing tax support, advice, and guidance for individuals, couples, professionals, and small businesses during any time of the year, without sales pressure. We aim to help people stay current with their tax obligations and will help them catch up on prior year returns. We specialize in W2 earners, independent contractors, farmers, the self-employed, small business, and clergy. Some of the state returns we have filed include Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, Oregon, California, New York, and Utah.
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March 31, 2021, Wednesday
Tax season has been officially extended to May 17, 2021. While payments are due in May, if you still need more time to file the return itself, you can file for an extension by mailing Form 4868, or call us and have us file your extension electronically. The final deadline to be on time if you filed an extension is October 15, 2021. For Alabama residents, the deadline for your AL 40 tax return has also been extended and is due by May 17, 2021, however, may offer an automatic filing extension.
The IRS announced on March 26th that personal protective equipment for the primary purpose of preventing the spread of COVID-19 are considered amounts paid for medical care under § 213(d) of the Internal Revenue Code. Therefore, items such as masks and hand sanitizer are considered qualified medical expenses and are deductible on your tax return.
Many refunds have been delayed while tax returns are stuck in processing. The IRS assures taxpayers their system is not experiencing delays and claims that the issues lie in errors on the return, incomplete information, affected by identity theft or fraud, or contains certain refundable credits. The stimulus is technically a refundable credit. If you have incorrectly reported the amount of the stimulus you received, your tax return will be slowed down as the IRS evaluates your tax return and sends you a letter to explain the corrections they wish to make to your tax return. Calling the IRS or your tax preparer will not expedite your refund. The IRS telephone assistors and your tax preparer will only have the same information provided to you by the Where's My Refund? tool.
Due to many fraudulent tax returns being filed by identity thieves to steal stimulus money, there has been a marked uptick in the number of tax payers who are receiving letters to confirm their identity before receiving their refund. If you receive such a letter, do not panic. It does not necessarily mean your identity has been stolen; the IRS just wants to verify that it was actually you who filed a tax return.
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