IRS ups contribution limits on 401(k) plans

The IRS has some good news for taxpayers who are looking to aggressively save for retirement.

Meet with your accountant this fall; your tax return will thank you in the spring

Fall isn’t just for pumpkin spice lattes anymore. If you’re used to only seeing your accountant once a year during tax season -- Peekz ConsultiN owner Amy Peek says this is the year to make an exception. She’s advising taxpayers to meet with an accountant as soon as possible this fall while there is still … Continue reading Meet with your accountant this fall; your tax return will thank you in the spring

How the IRS wants you to prepare for natural disasters

With hurricane season in full force, the IRS is calling on businesses to update their emergency preparedness plans.

Time is running out for taxpayers who received IRS extensions in 2018

For those who filed for extensions on filing their taxes in April, IRS deadlines are creeping up fast. 

IRS strongly urges taxpayers to do a ‘paycheck checkup’

The IRS is trying to spread the word: Check your tax withholdings now to avoid possible surprises in April.

Millions of taxpayers expected to owe IRS because employers aren’t taking enough out of their paychecks

Thirty million Americans will be cutting a check to the IRS this spring because their employers didn’t withhold enough money.

Owe taxes? International air travel will be tough for you

If flying abroad is on your to-do list, then you better hope you’re on good terms with the IRS.

How much to budget for a vacation and other travel tips from Peekz ConsultiN

We sat down with Amy Peek, accountant and owner of Pittsburgh-based accounting firm Peekz ConsultiN, to talk about the financial side of vacations:

Government shrinks 1040 tax form to size of a postcard

If the best things come in small packages, taxpayers may be eager to learn that the U.S. government plans to deliver a much smaller 1040 form in the next tax year.

How Congress’ new tax code changes will affect your tax return

The tax overhaul that Congress passed in 2017 includes a lot of changes for your future returns. Here’s a look at some of the big ones.