Tax Season FAQs

Tax season is around the corner, and everyone here at BRIA Insurance & Risk Consultants wants to make sure our clients have everything they need in order to properly file taxes. Review the most frequently asked tax return questions and answers below to make sure you're prepared for the 2019 tax season.

How do I determine my filing status?

You can determine your tax filing status on the IRS website.

When should I file my taxes?

Taxes should be filed no later than April 15 each year. If you can't file your taxes on time, you must file Form 4868 for an automatic 6-month extension.

Where do I file my taxes?

You can find out where to file taxes in your state by visiting the IRS website. You can also file your taxes online.

What should I do if my address has changed?

You will need to notify the IRS of your change of address. There are several ways to do notify the IRS of your change of address, including:

  • IRS Form: Form 8822, Change of Address or Form 8822-B, Change of Address or Responsible Party - Business.
  • Tax Return: Use your new address when you file
  • Written Statement: Send a signed written statement with your full name, old address, new address, and social security number, ITIN, or EIN. Mail your signed statement to the address where you filed your last tax return.
  • Oral Notification: Tell the IRS in person or by telephone. Have your full name, address, date of birth, and social security number, ITIN, or EIN.

When can I expect my refund?

90% of tax returns are completed by the IRS in under 21 days, however, it is possible that your tax return takes longer. Use the Where's My Refund? tool on the IRS website to get an update on your refund status.


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BRIA Insurance & Risk Consultants

4601 Spicewood Springs Rd
Building 2, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78759
Main office: 512-343-1106
Toll free: 800-611-3004

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We have been using BRIA as our insurance provider for over twenty years and have been very pleased with their service and expertise in handling all of our claims. We have been approached by other companies and BRIA has continued to deliver better service and more.
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I have enjoyed doing business with BRIA since the late 60s. I consider Bill a man of high integrity and have enjoyed seeing his business grow to serve more clients with new services. BRIA has worked to create a good value and excellent service.
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The level of service our company receives from BRIA is consistently fast, friendly, efficient, and reliable. I never hesitate to call for advice because talking to my agent at BRIA is more like talking to a friend.
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BRIA has been our insurance broker for over 15 years. They are not only the best brokers, but have become our best friends. The staff is professional, responsive and extremely knowledgeable of the insurance market. BRIA does a fantastic job of assessing our needs, going above and beyond.
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