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Why are shop receipts required

I was wondering what some of the reasons may be why shop receipts are required by law. What would happen if they were not required? What could some resulting problems be? What do receipts facilitate, ...
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I guesstimated my taxes and overpaid a bit before April 15. But I have not filed. Where can I file and not pay?

I am filing late so I guesstimated my tax bill and overpaid it directly on irs.gov (to prevent penalties. So I have paid a bit too much, but have not filed. Where (Turbotax?) can I file but not pay? ...
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which sec date is the date the form becomes public to people

there are 2 dates for each sec form: 1 is the filing date, the other is the accepted date. I looked at those 2 questions: first question and second question I need to understand: at which date the ...
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What is the difference between "Filing Date" and "Accepted" date in EDGAR?

In Apple's 2019 Form 10-K filing on EDGAR, I see this: What is the difference between "Filing Date" and "Accepted" date? In some filings, the "Filing Date" and "...
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Why do companies need to file form 8A?

I currently follow a company (DTST) in progress to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market (previously traded on the OTC). After filling the S1 report with multiple amendments, they also recently filed ...
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How can I look up a public company's short-stock position? [duplicate]

I understand what has brought so much attention to GameStop's stock is someone noticed that it has strong finances but was being heavily shorted, i.e., other people took heavy bets that the stock ...
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If you have an employee and taxes are greater than $2500, you have to file electronically?

My reading of the IRS's tax instructions is that if a family has an employee like a maid or cook, and that employee generates more than $2500 per quarter in taxes, then the family has to file ...
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What is the difference between SEC Form S-1 and S-3 filings?

I've been digging into S-1 and S-3 filings and I can get the general idea behind them both but am unsure about the specific distinctions between the two types of filings. Does anyone know what these ...
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Which SEC forms do public companies file when they issue new bonds?

Which SEC forms do public companies file on EDGAR when they issue new bonds? Judging by Coca Cola Co and Apple Inc. SEC filings, the relevant forms seem to be: Form 424B2, Form 424B5 — the prospectus ...
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Where to find the public float in SEC filings

I have been traversing through a company's 10-Q on the EDGAR website and I can't find any mention of a public float, but they have it on Finviz. So how do we find it? Finviz is sometimes/oftentimes ...
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What is the difference between the "Document Format Files" and "Data Files" sections in EDGAR?

I was looking at Coca-Cola's 2019 Form 10-K filing in EDGAR. Screenshot: I know that the human-readable Form 10-K is the first item in the "Document Format Files" section of the filing. My ...
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Can I attach documents when e-filing for free?

The IRS website tells me that I can file my tax forms electronically at https://www.freefilefillableforms.com/. However, I think I will need to attach some additional documents in order to complete my ...
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How should a receipt of a tax nomad be formatted?

I understand that the concept of a "tax nomad"; i.e, a freelance who works with a laptop and relocating to different countries gradually (say, once a year or once in two years) is becoming more ...
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IRS e-file Error Messaging

The following is the error code sent back saying they were unable to process my return due to these error: "Taxpayer TIN in the Return Header must not be the same as a TIN of a previously accepted ...
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What do I do if technical issues prevent me from filing my return on time?

I use an online tax site to prepare and file my taxes. I have completed my return in their system, but there are technical issues on the site which currently prevent me from e-filing my return. Of ...
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Can't file taxes probably due to ITIN -> SSN change

I get the following error while filing married filing jointly taxes in California via TaxAct (electronically, paperless): Rule Number: F540/NR/NRS/2EZ-230 Rule Number Description: There is an ...
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When you e-file your taxes with TurboTax, does Intuit get a copy of your personal information?

When you e-file your federal taxes with TurboTax's PC software, do the tax forms go through Intuit's servers, or are they submitted directly to the IRS somehow? i.e. do Intuit servers ever see a copy ...
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What do I do if my income is just a little too high for "free file"?

I live in North Carolina and I'm using the H&R Block website to file my taxes and finally at the end of everything they informed me that there's a limit to how much I could make last year and ...
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Eligibility for IRS Free File or Free Fillable Forms Programs

I am looking at the two online options the IRS offers: In one location, the IRS site states: Income below $66,000: Free File Software Income above $66,000: Free File Fillable Forms But on another ...
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Is there a "Free File Fillable Forms" equivalent for CA Form 540 for California Income tax?

I really like the user experience for Free File Fillable Forms for crunching out the 1040. Is there something equivalent for the State of California? CalFile has more of a Q&A format like Turbo ...
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Can I use a W-2 form that says preview?

I am (or was in 2016) a non immigrant alien in the state of California; I used Sprintax to do my taxes and I have some questions: The Federal Tax return checklist Sprintax provided me with says I ...
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How to E-file 1040NR(-EZ)?

How do I file 1040NR(-EZ) online via services like taxact? On IRS site it says that 1040NR supports online e-filing(no info about 1040NR-EZ though)
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As of 2017, can I file 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ online?

Is there a service that is currently able to file the US tax forms 1040NR or 1040NR-EZ electronically? I have moved out of the US so any online service that helps me with paper-filing the tax forms ...
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Why a company files multiple S-1 (IPO)

I have noticed companies file multiple s-1 and s-1/a What is the difference between s-1 and s-1/a when both are being used to file IPO. And why a company files multiple s-1 / s-1/a forms. Isn't that ...
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How do I file an online tax declaration (using ELSTER) for a German Verein that just has some membership fees?

I have to do a tax declaration for a small society (Eingetragener Verein, gemeinnützig) in Germany. We only had some membership fees as income, did not sell anything, and did not get any other money. ...
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When a company reports its earnings, when does the SEC EDGAR system show the report online?

I am looking at a stock right now Ascent Solar Technologies Inc which according to the Calendar of US Earnings was supposed to report their earnings before the market opened today on August 12. So I ...
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How to file Income tax return from Salary certificate of previous employer?

Consider my scenario: I worked in Company A - where my salary was below taxable limit. (< 2.5 lakhs), thus my employer issues me a "Salary Certificate" and no Form 16. I left this company in ...
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How to submit missed LIC premium receipt and reimburse in Tax filing using cleartax.in

I missed to submit one of my LIC premium receipt for reimbursement. As the deadline is over and I am filing using clearTax.in site, Does anyone know how to submit the LIC premium receipt and get ...
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India - Claim missed LIC premium in declaration

I had to submit LIC premium paid receipts with my employer by December. One of the premium I could pay only on February and this was not considered for the last financial years' tax deduction ...
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How do I redirect my tax refund to a different bank account for direct deposit after I already filed?

What happens or what can I do? I filed electronically and had it sent to direct deposit, but then found out card was not active. But I have another account to send it to. What do I do? I know how ...
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Freefilefillableforms: after fixing rejection errors, will not accept 3rd submission

I e-filed my 2015 return from freefilefillableforms, as I had last year with no problem. This year my first submission was rejected, and I used the online tool to easily identify and correct the ...
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Tax me more: Can I pay extra to the government so I don't have to deal with all this paperwork? [closed]

Is there a way to tell the US government: Just take all the money you like and save me the effort of the yearly filing of taxes? Doing all this tax work is so annoying to me that I really would like ...
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Tax payment has not appeared in bank account ~20 days after filing electronically with TurboTax. What to do?

I filed my taxes electronically with TurboTax on the TurboTax web site about 20 days ago. I owed an amount, but I can't see any tax payments appearing in my bank account now, about 20 days later. ...
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Could e-file rejection rule 1040A-030-01 be due to rounding?

I got the following message when I tried to file my income tax electronically: Issue : Business Rule F1040A-030-01 - Form 1040A, Line 40 'WithholdingTaxAmt' must be equal to the sum of the ...
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