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Webinars aim to make this season less taxing

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January 11, 2023

With a new year, many people are already starting to think about one of life’s certainties: federal income taxes. They’re due April 18. To learn more about how to file your tax return, Lisa Leslie, a family and consumer sciences agent ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Certified Financial Planner, Credits, Lisa Leslie, Tax Filing, Tax Preparation, Taxes, UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, Webinars

Excited about the Child Tax Payments coming this month? Read This!

July 1, 2021

Do you have children or grandchildren? If so at this point, you have probably heard about the changes to the Child Tax Credit through the American Rescue Act. However, for most people it seems to bring more questions than answers and now they ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Relationships & Family, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Act, American, American Rescue Act, Child, Children, Credit, CTC, Rescue, Tax, Taxes

The Agricultural Classification (Greenbelt) 101

January 28, 2021

As an agriculture agent, one question I get a lot is "How do I apply for the ag exemption?" Clients who ask this are typically referring to granting their property Agricultural Classification, more commonly referred to as "Greenbelt." Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Farm Management
Tags: Ag, Ag Classification, Ag Exemption, Agricultural Classification, Agricultural Exemption, Agriculture, Classification, Exemption, Greenbelt, Property Tax, Tax, Taxes


January 14, 2021

It is January, a new year and time to think about filing taxes with the IRS. Here are some things to know. The IRS has not yet announced a start date for the 2021 filing season. Income tax returns cannot be filed electronically or by mail ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Tax Season, Taxes

Starting a Farm in Alachua County – Land

March 26, 2020

Assuming that you already have access to the land where you plan to farm (either own it or lease it), one of the first steps to take before starting an agricultural operation is to confirm that the property’s zoning district enables you ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Alachua, FarmingAlachua, Horticulture, Starting A Farm, Starting A Farm In Alachua Co, Taxes
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The Earned Income Tax Credit

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January 14, 2019

For 2018, individuals and families have a shot of a tax credit ranging from $519 - $6,431. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) was established to offset the burden of Social Security taxes by reducing or eliminating the tax paid by low- ... READ MORE

Category: Money Matters, Work & Life
Tags: Adjust For Inflation, Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC, Green Card, Income Tax, Internal Revenue Service, Qualify For EITC, Social Security Number, Tax Guidelines, Tax Return, Taxable Income, Taxes, VITA Program, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

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