Income Tax Lawyers in Maumelle, Arkansas

Income Tax Attorneys in Maumelle, AR

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In Maumelle, Arkansas, an income tax is imposed on a certain percentage of the income of all individuals and businesses. Usually, income from all sources may be taxed. The federal government has the authority 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 Arkansas were allowed to impose income taxes of their own.

Everyone in the United States must pay the federal income tax. However, you only have to pay the state income tax of the state in which you reside. You should speak with an accountant or tax lawyer in Maumelle, Arkansas if you aren't clear about what system your state has.

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

Income Tax Deductions in Maumelle, Arkansas

A tax deduction is a reduction in your taxable income. It results in less of one's income being taxable, which causes a reduced tax liability.

This should not be confused with a tax credit, which is simply a reduction in somebody's tax bill. A tax credit will typically reduce your tax liability far more than a tax reduction of the same amount.

Many expenses in Maumelle are tax-deductible, such as interest paid on mortgages, charitable contributions, the cost of tax advice, and union dues, among others.

If one's state has an income tax, it likely has many of the same deductions, though they could vary widely. This will depend on the specific laws of Arkansas.

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How Can A Maumelle, Arkansas Tax Attorney Help?

Income tax laws are notoriously complex. If you reside in Maumelle, Arkansas and run into any type of tax problems, including an audit or wage garnishment, a local tax lawyer would almost certainly be able to help.

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