Tax Season FAQ's
Tax season is around the corner, and everyone here at The Smith Insurance Agency wants to make sure our clients have everything they need in order to properly file taxes. Review the most frequently asked tax return questions and answers below to make sure you're prepared for the 2019 tax season.
How do I determine my filing status?
You can determine your tax filing status on the IRS website.
When should I file my taxes?
Taxes should be filed no later than April 15 each year. If you can't file your taxes on time, you must file Form 4868 for an automatic 6-month extension.
Where do I file my taxes?
You can find out where to file taxes in your state by visiting the IRS website. You can also file your taxes online.
What should I do if my address has changed?
You will need to notify the IRS of your change of address. There are several ways to do notify the IRS of your change of address, including:
IRS Form: Form 8822, Change of Address or Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party - Business.
Tax Return: Use your new address when you file
Written Statement: Send a signed written statement with your full name, old address, new address, and social security number, ITIN, or EIN. Mail your signed statement to the address where you filed your last tax return.
Oral Notification: Tell the IRS in person or by telephone. Have your full name, address, date of birth, and social security number, ITIN, or EIN.
When can I expect my refund?
90% of tax returns are completed by the IRS in under 21 days, however, it is possible that your tax return takes longer. Use the Where's My Refund? tool on the IRS website to get an update on your refund status.