Washington LawHelpWashington LawHelp


Filter By:

Language
Format

General Info (14)+

  • Tax Tips

    0904EN - Read this before you start on your taxes! Learn about how to get the most money back. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Innocent Spouse Relief (Taxes)

    Information about what you can do when you signed a joint return with your spouse and you thought your spouse had paid the taxes due, or the IRS increased your taxes because of your spouse's unreported income or disallowed deductions and you knew nothing about your spouse's unreported or erroneous items when you signed the return. Now the IRS is asking you to pay the tax owed on this joint return. Read More

    By:
    IRS
  • Earned Income Tax Credit Info for Native Americans

    A guide to claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit for Native Americans. Read More

    By:
    OWEESTA
  • Family Law and Affordable Care Act Tax Issues

    5718EN - This publication provides general information about how factors such as tax filing status, child custody, and changes in family composition may impact your health insurance coverage and taxes. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • H-2A workers and Income Taxes

    This is very general information provided as community education. Your actual tax liability will depend on your individual circumstances. If you have questions about how the tax laws specifically apply to you, please consult your qualified tax preparer. Publication #8160EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • New Taxpayers: Basic Info

    0906EN - If you are new to the United States and/or you are just starting your first job, this resource provides general information about taxes, what they are used for, and how to pay them. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Taxes and the Affordable Care Act – General Information

    5722EN - The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) will affect most people when they file their taxes, starting with returns filed for tax year 2014. Under the ACA, most U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, and lawful immigrants must have basic medical coverage, called “Minimum Essential Coverage,” for themselves and their dependents. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Taxes and the Affordable Care Act - Premium Tax Credit

    If you buy health insurance from the Washington Health Benefit Exchange (“Healthplanfinder”) and your income is below 400% of the Federal Poverty Level, you are eligible for special tax credit, called “Premium Tax Credit,” to help pay your insurance premiums. This publication provides general information about Premium Tax Credit and how it affects your taxes. #5720EN Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
  • Tax Issues for Immigrants under the Affordable Care Act

    5716EN - The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires most U.S. citizens and lawfully present immigrants to have basic medical coverage for themselves and their dependents. This requirement, called “the individual mandate,” took effect on January 1, 2014. If you are required to have health insurance and you do not, you may have to pay the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) a penalty. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - H-2A Workers: Watch Out for Tax Preparer Scams!

    Special income tax rules apply to H-2A workers. Before you choose a tax preparer, ask them: do you understand the special rules for H-2A workers? Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Help is Available for H-2A Workers Who Need Information about Income Taxes

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Call the IRS to provide your current address at 1-800-829-1040. Spanish speaking assisters are available. You can also call the Northwest Justice Project at 1-888-201-1018, or email us at njpyakima@nwjustice.org or connect with us on WhatsApp at (509) 225-0026 Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Have to File a Federal Income Tax Return

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Will Not Qualify for a Tax Refund or Tax Credit

    There are special tax rules for H-2A workers. Most H-2A workers do not qualify for tax credits or refunds. FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Special Tax Rules for Married H-2A Workers

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Earned Income Tax Credit (4)+

H-2A Workers (5)+

  • Video - H-2A Workers: Watch Out for Tax Preparer Scams!

    Special income tax rules apply to H-2A workers. Before you choose a tax preparer, ask them: do you understand the special rules for H-2A workers? Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Help is Available for H-2A Workers Who Need Information about Income Taxes

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Call the IRS to provide your current address at 1-800-829-1040. Spanish speaking assisters are available. You can also call the Northwest Justice Project at 1-888-201-1018, or email us at njpyakima@nwjustice.org or connect with us on WhatsApp at (509) 225-0026 Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Have to File a Federal Income Tax Return

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Will Not Qualify for a Tax Refund or Tax Credit

    There are special tax rules for H-2A workers. Most H-2A workers do not qualify for tax credits or refunds. FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Special Tax Rules for Married H-2A Workers

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español

Preparing Your Taxes (3)+

  • IRS Forms and Publications

    You can access all of the IRS tax forms from this web page. Read More

    By:
    Internal Revenue Service
  • Tax Tips

    0904EN - Read this before you start on your taxes! Learn about how to get the most money back. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • AARP Tax Aide Sites

    From February 1st through April 15th each year the AARP Tax-Aide program offers free one-on-one counselling as well as assistance on the telephone and internet to help individuals prepare basic tax forms including the 1040 1040A 1040EZ and other standard schedules. You can search by zip code to find the AARP Tax-Aide site nearest you. Read More

    By:
    AARP

Videos (6)+

  • Video - Earned Income Tax Credit

    Find out if you qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit. You may qualify if you worked any part of last year and you earned less than $50,000. Read More

    By:
    IRS
  • Video - H-2A Workers: Watch Out for Tax Preparer Scams!

    Special income tax rules apply to H-2A workers. Before you choose a tax preparer, ask them: do you understand the special rules for H-2A workers? Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Help is Available for H-2A Workers Who Need Information about Income Taxes

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Call the IRS to provide your current address at 1-800-829-1040. Spanish speaking assisters are available. You can also call the Northwest Justice Project at 1-888-201-1018, or email us at njpyakima@nwjustice.org or connect with us on WhatsApp at (509) 225-0026 Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Have to File a Federal Income Tax Return

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Most H-2A Workers Will Not Qualify for a Tax Refund or Tax Credit

    There are special tax rules for H-2A workers. Most H-2A workers do not qualify for tax credits or refunds. FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Video - Special Tax Rules for Married H-2A Workers

    FOR 2016 TAX-YEAR ONLY! General information only! Tax laws change all the time.You should talk to a good tax preparer or attorney about your unique situation. Any tax advice provided is not intended, and cannot be used, to avoid penalties that may be imposed under the Internal Revenue Code. Read More

    By:
    Northwest Justice Project
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
YouTube