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.

What changes to expect when you file your tax return in 2018

Here's more on two big changes to expect when preparing your IRS tax return for the 2017 tax year.

Why you should file your tax return ASAP this year — before someone else files it for you

Amy Peek, accountant and owner of Pittsburgh-based Peekz ConsultiN warns taxpayers to file as soon as possible this year in light of Equifax and other security breaches.

Things you can do by Dec. 31 that will help your 2017 tax return

Here's a checklist that you should run through now that could affect your financial situation next year. Let’s walk through some things you can do by Dec. 31 that could lessen your tax burden and/or increase your tax refund for 2017.

Enrollment for health care exchange closes Friday

People who don't participate in an employer-sponsored health care plan have multiple options when it comes to buying a plan on their own. But one of those options goes away Friday. Enrollment closes Dec. 15 for the federal health care exchange marketplace, often referred to as Obamacare.