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Str8BacardiL
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Still nothing back. Ugh.

2/28/2017 3:08:18 PM

Dynasty2004
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Got my state this morning. Success!

2/28/2017 3:08:42 PM

dmspack
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got my federal refund deposited in my account today. i filed 2/20, i believe.

2/28/2017 3:35:23 PM

stowaway
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Got my fed refund in about 10 days, deposited yesterday.

2/28/2017 9:26:52 PM

Str8BacardiL
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I filed 2/20. It still says processing. Hopefully not gonna be any drama with it.

3/1/2017 9:59:50 AM

skaterjaws
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^ You mean like mine? DAMN THE IRS!!!

3/2/2017 12:55:21 AM

jbrick83
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So I call the insurance company to check on the 1099...and they said they put it all in the client's name. So yeah..

Guess I'm just going to list it as regular income.

3/2/2017 12:11:55 PM

Str8BacardiL
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Quote :
"We have received your tax return and it is being processed."

3/6/2017 8:16:09 PM

Str8BacardiL
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http://www.wral.com/chances-for-a-tax-audit-have-rarely-been-this-low/16568346/

3/6/2017 8:17:26 PM

OmarBadu
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I prefer less audits and reformed tax code

3/6/2017 10:42:14 PM

sag1804
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So I got my state taxes back.... and the IRS needs more for federal. That NEVER happens.

3/9/2017 10:24:32 PM

Str8BacardiL
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I could not file my State online because my drivers license was expired.

3/9/2017 10:57:23 PM

Str8BacardiL
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Still nothing.

3/20/2017 9:31:58 AM

CarZin
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Grrrrr. Have to file an amended tax return from two years ago. Irritating thing is that I argued with the CPA at the time over something I disagreed with, and 2 years later, he's like 'yeah, you were right...'

3/20/2017 4:32:11 PM

jbrick83
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^ What did they get you on?

Not that I've spent that much time thinking about it, but obviously every time tax season comes around, I try to figure out the IRS. I know people "cheat" on their taxes every year, and obviously it goes unnoticed. But then a savings account your dad started for you when you were 5 years old make 10 cents in interest one year and they send you a letter.

Are there some things that automatically trigger the IRS? Like retirement/savings accounts and 1099s? Obviously people with a lot of cash business get away with murder every year.

3/21/2017 6:56:29 AM

CarZin
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This actually wasn't anything the IRS caught. In fact, when we are done, they are going to owe us a lot of money. The CPA said we had to suspend a rental business loss that actually should not have been suspended.

3/22/2017 10:09:41 AM

dmspack
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got my NC refund today...almost exactly a month after filing.

3/23/2017 7:29:52 AM

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For those that work at home, do you claim a deduction for your "home office?"

I always thought that was only for people that run their own business out of that office, not people who just work from home a few days a week...

3/23/2017 9:53:26 AM

Jeepin4x4
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i owe... a lot

3/23/2017 11:17:43 AM

jbrick83
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^^ My wife does. She works remotely as a data analyst and she uses one room for her office. It's pretty easy going through TurboTax.

3/23/2017 11:32:32 AM

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Anyone used this yet? https://www.hrblock.com/online-tax-filing/free-online-tax-filing/

[Edited on March 23, 2017 at 2:22 PM. Reason : what's the catch?]

[Edited on March 23, 2017 at 2:22 PM. Reason : ^ thx]

3/23/2017 2:21:11 PM

Jeepin4x4
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I may give it a try. TaxAct increased their pricing a lot this year.

3/23/2017 3:49:50 PM

darkone
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Quote :
"For those that work at home, do you claim a deduction for your "home office?""


The standard is exclusive and regular use. Only work from home 2 days a week? You don't pass the regular use test. Play video games in there after hours, you don't pass the exclusive use test.

https://www.irs.gov/publications/p587/ar02.html

3/23/2017 3:56:21 PM

Str8BacardiL
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What about if you got dual monitors one has all your work tabs and the other has TWW and Facebook???

I could argue (and document) that I have gotten clients off both TWW and Facebook before so hopefully they dont go there.

3/23/2017 4:16:04 PM

steviewonder
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Filed on 1/31 and got my fed refund in the bank 1 week later.

NC switched me to Stage 1 a month ago today... and I am still there. Must have hit a snag

3/23/2017 7:02:43 PM

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Quote :
"The standard is exclusive and regular use"


2-3 work days out of each 5 day work week isn't regular use?

Seems like it is to me:

Quote :
"To qualify under the regular use test, you must use a specific area of your home for business on a regular basis. Incidental or occasional business use is not regular use"


[Edited on March 23, 2017 at 10:52 PM. Reason : ]

3/23/2017 10:51:15 PM

David0603
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Could have filed for home office one year, but seemed more trouble long term than it was worth.

3/23/2017 11:58:26 PM

jbrick83
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How would it be trouble in the long term?

3/24/2017 6:50:05 AM

JP
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owe 3 damn dollars for federal

that check going out last minute

3/24/2017 8:29:46 AM

David0603
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^^ For when I sell

3/25/2017 2:55:40 PM

jbrick83
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Need more details.

3/26/2017 8:42:50 AM

David0603
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http://www.bankrate.com/finance/money-guides/home-office-can-have-hidden-tax-costs-1.aspx

3/26/2017 11:44:29 AM

OmarBadu
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Due to a bullshit new rule requiring conservation easements to include form 8886 I'll be filing taxes late - trump said he'd remove the requirement but so much for that

3/26/2017 5:48:46 PM

Jeepin4x4
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ended up sticking with Tax Act. H&R Block made me upgrade to the premium version to file a 1099-B

3/29/2017 10:27:35 AM

skaterjaws
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this tax season is the first I have ever had any troubles. BLAH!

3/31/2017 12:34:54 AM

steviewonder
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NC finally says theyve issued my DD... 78 days after they accepted my return

4/18/2017 5:16:41 PM

Str8BacardiL
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Received State Refund.

Nothing from IRS.

4/18/2017 5:17:13 PM

skaterjaws
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^ so this is what mine still says...but I got my state weeks ago...

Refund Status Results
Print. Take the survey.

Your tax return is still being processed.

A refund date will be provided when available.
Please Note:
For refund information, please continue to check here, or use our free mobile app, IRS2Go. Updates to refund status are made no more than once a day.
IRS Privacy Policy

4/18/2017 11:57:10 PM

marko
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I'm still waiting on my state to be accepted. Fed went right through.

4/19/2017 10:40:25 AM

LetsTAILGATE
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^ and ^^ when it keeps saying that does it keep you from at least being told you didn't file? I mean darn that is 2 months plus!

4/20/2017 12:47:59 AM

TreeTwista10
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I filed State and Federal on 4/17 and they've both been accepted

4/20/2017 7:06:05 PM

Str8BacardiL
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The state was fucking up back in March so I mailed in paper mail.

4/20/2017 7:54:00 PM

justinh524
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^^same

4/21/2017 11:30:13 AM

Flyin Ryan
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The school district my wife works for got all their data hacked and a lot of the teachers' returns have run into issues because someone already filed false returns for them. Got a letter that we're in that yesterday from the IRS.

4/25/2017 7:42:20 AM

sag1804
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if mine were accepted in February and I got state at the end of March, what the hell is going on with FEDERAL?! Will I get in trouble as it says pending?!

4/26/2017 12:26:23 AM

SSS
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I have received and spent both refunds.

4/26/2017 11:13:56 AM

jbtilley
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The state and federal government have cashed and spent my checks.

[Edited on April 26, 2017 at 12:16 PM. Reason : -]

4/26/2017 12:16:01 PM

sag1804
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I hate the IRS

5/1/2017 11:47:40 PM

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