I had a part-time summer job and earned $1,000. I was not an employee and they did not withhold any taxes. I thought I would be receiving something from the company that paid me. I haven’t received anything yet. What should I include on my tax return?

The IRS requires that taxpayers include every dollar earned on their returns, even if a 1099 is not received. The company you worked for is required to issue a Form 1099 to each non-employee that earned over $600 in a given year. They are supposed to mail these by...

Where’s my refund?

Refunds are typically issued within 21 days of e-filing. The IRS has a tool on their website irs.gov. Most states have a similar way to find refund information. With a few pieces of information from your return, you can quickly find the status and projected date for...