Income Tax Lawyers in Enterprise, Alabama

Income Tax Attorneys in Enterprise, AL

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In Enterprise, Alabama, an income tax is imposed on a certain percentage of the income of all individuals and businesses. Typically, income from all sources can be taxed. The federal government has the power to impose an income tax thanks to the 16th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, enacted in 1916 after the Supreme Court had, on more than one occasion, found a federal income tax to be unconstitutional. Of course, before and after the creation of the federal income tax, states, including Alabama were free to impose income taxes of their own.

Everybody in the U.S. is subject to the federal income tax. But you are only subject to the income tax of the state in which you reside. Some states have no income tax at all. You should speak with an accountant or tax attorney in Enterprise, Alabama if you don't know what the tax system is here.

For years, rumors have circulated that the federal income tax is illegal or unconstitutional. These rumors are false: the federal government has explicit constitutional authority to tax income under the 16th Amendment. Still, "tax protesters" employ some fringe constitutional arguments, none of which have been successful. In Enterprise, Alabama, failing to pay your income tax can, and likely will, result in criminal prosecution.

Income Tax Deductions in Enterprise, Alabama

A tax deduction is simply a reduction in the portion of a person's income which is taxable. For example, if someone makes $50,000 per year, and gets a $1,000 tax deduction, their taxable income is $49,000.

There is also something called a tax credit, which is treated as a partial payment of the income tax. A tax credit almost always results in a lower tax bill than a deduction of the same amount.

Lots of expenses that are common in Enterprise are tax deductible. Federal tax deductions include mortgage interest, union dues, interest paid on mortgages, and others.

If your state imposes an income tax, some or all of these expenses might be deductible, as well. However, this will depend on the law of Alabama

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How Can A Enterprise, Alabama Tax Attorney Help?

Income tax laws can get pretty complex. If you are in Enterprise, Alabama and have any questions about your taxes, you should consult with an accountant or local tax attorney to avoid tax problems, such as audit or wage garnishment.

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