A CNN Special Report on the U.S. tax system
What happens if you get audited? What are the pros and cons of the flat tax? What is deductible and what isn't? What about IRS reform?
We'll have some answers on the eve of the deadline for filing tax returns in a CNN Special Report, "Taxing Times," a one-hour in-depth look at your taxes.
Join CNN's Leon Harris and CNNfn's Deborah Marchini on Tuesday, April 14, at 10 p.m. ET. The program will replay on Wednesday, April 15, at 1 a.m. and 2 p.m. ET.
The Internal Revenue Service has created a comprehensive and
easy-to-navigate site for web-savvy taxpayers. We've compiled the following
list of some of the site's most helpful areas. Heavy traffic this time of
year slows down performance at the IRS site so, when possible, we've chosen
text-only links to help you avoid the delays caused by downloading
- IRS Digital Daily
Welcome to the Internal Revenue Service's home page.
- Frequently Asked Questions
A large collection of tax information in question-and-answer form.
- Tax Information for You
Information for individuals arranged by topic.
- Tax Trails
Get the information you need by answering a series of yes-or-no questions.
- Tax Tables
If you know your taxable income, this'll tell you what you owe (graphics
- Online Filing for Taxpayers
Find out how to file your return from home, using your computer.
- Changes for the Year
Find out how the rules have changed since you filed your last return.
- Where to File
Don't know where to send that return or where to go for help? Get your
- Publication 17
Download one of the IRS's most popular guides for individual taxpayers.
- Tax Law Questions
E-mail the IRS and receive an answer from a real human being. Tax law
questions only -- no inquiries about individual tax account matters.