Are you getting ready to file your own taxes for the first time? Good news! Completing a tax return is simpler than you think. Here are some basic facts to get you started. Essential tax terms Withholding – A withholding is a certain amount of money that is taken out of your paycheck each […]
Some people are excited about tax season because it means a big refund is heading their way. But for others, tax time is scary. Maybe it’s the IRS. Maybe it’s feeling unprepared. Whatever the case, sometimes it just helps to identify what is scaring you. Here are some of the most common questions surrounding tax […]
Taxes can be challenging for different reasons, and some people could use a little extra help. You might file a tax return for someone else if you have: A dependent with earned income A deceased family member Aging parents A friend or relative who doesn’t speak English You can legally file a tax return for someone else The IRS […]
The information in this article is up to date through tax year 2019 (taxes filed in 2020). Thanks to the advance of technology and the availability of exceptional tax software, filing your own return is easier than ever before. Unless you have a particularly complex tax situation, you should be able to file your own return with […]
When you file your tax return, you should feel confident that your information is safe and that you’re getting your maximum refund. Paper filing simply can’t compare to the ease and security of filing online – and most Americans agree. In fact, the IRS estimates that more than 1 billion Form 1040 series tax returns […]
For an overhwelming majority of young people, living paycheck to paycheck has become an art form. Some of us have perfected it, some have not. If you’re looking to move away from this lifestyle, I’ve got a few pointers that can serve as a checklist for your financial journey. Saving can be stressful so start small with these pointers and gradually build up to your goal.
The information in this article is up to date through tax year 2020 (taxes filed in 2021). When you have income withheld from your paychecks for income taxes, you may be entitled to get some of that back when you file your tax return. Your tax refund can be bigger or smaller depending on how accurately you […]
People have all sorts of reasons for waiting to file their taxes. But putting it off too long means running the risk of making errors or simply missing the deadline. It pays to be prepared, and to have a filing solution that takes the pressure off. Here are some tips that can help get you […]
Sales tax is constantly changing so it is important as a taxpayer and a business owner to ensure you are in compliance. Reference this article for the sales tax compliance checklist.
Did the know December is the most popular month for engagements? The lights are twinkling, families are gathering together and love birds are popping the question. According to wedding experts at The Knot, 16 percent of marriage proposals happen in December. Before you make one of the biggest decisions of your life, we recommend taking […]