5 changes needed for your tax return
By Teresa Mears | US News and Word Report Contributor March 17, 2016
As you prepare this year’s tax return, you might wonder if anything has changed since you did last year’s return.
For most people, the answer is no, aside from a few small changes in numbers. But Congress did make a couple of notable changes last year, including making permanent some tax breaks that had been extended year to year.
“We’ve had 50 major tax law changes in the last 13 years,” says Jeff Schnepper, a tax attorney in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, and the author of “How to Pay Zero Taxes 2016: Your Guide to Every Tax Break the IRS Allows.” “Our tax code is a disaster. It’s thousands of words dancing without rhythm.” Read More