Be Alert and Informed When Considering Student Loans

Be Alert and Informed When Considering Student Loans

As Michiganders prepare for the upcoming fall semester and start paying their college tuition bills, the Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid Team is asking students and their families to be alert and informed when considering student loans. “Michigan...
Common Extension Questions

Common Extension Questions

What does filing an “extension” do? An extension is a form filed with the IRS to request additional time to file your federal tax return. The extension period is six months, which extends the due date for submitting your final returns from April 15 to Oct. 15. In some...

Some Taxpayers Get Reprieve from Underpayment Penalty

Responding to concerns that individual taxpayers may have found it difficult to correctly estimate their 2018 tax liability because of the many changes enacted in the law known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, P.L. 115-97, the IRS issued relief from the penalty for...
How the Government Shutdown Affects Taxes

How the Government Shutdown Affects Taxes

The IRS is among the government agencies affected by the government shutdown. The Good News: The IRS has a contingency plan in place which addresses which services the agency will and will not offer during the shutdown.  During the shutdown, the IRS is still offering...