Today it was announced that the IRS is giving relief to those who file payroll and excise tax returns and make payments normally due on Wednesday. Find out more. Full story
Hurricane Sandy and other natural disasters can be devastating for the individuals impacted. You can never replace the personal items lost, but the IRS offers some relief. Jim Wang tells us how to claim a casualty loss when the unexpected happens. Full story
As Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, we can only hope for everyone’s safety. If a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy impacts you, do you know how to safeguard your records or how to retrieve them? Here are 4 easy steps to help you in the event of a natural disaster. Full story
The average cost of dog and cat care can reach at least $100 thousand dollars over their lifetime, so next time you wonder “How much is that doggie or kitty in the window?”, consider all the costs. We thought it would be eye-opening to visualize the estimated minimum costs of dogs vs. cats. Full story
One of our goals before the year is over is to FINALLY get the home office organized and that means getting our filing system in order. Here are some tips to help you figure out how and how long to keep tax records. Full story
The average value of Major League Baseball teams continues to rise with an all time record hitting $605 million during the past year. With the top four Major League Baseball teams slugging it out for a top spot in the World Series this week, we thought it would be fun to do an infographic showing how profitable and “liked” the top four World Series contenders are. Full story
Halloween has become the topic of conversation with 170 million people planning to celebrate it this year. Although money is tight, there is no need to stress when your little one starts to ask you what they’re going to be weeks before Halloween. 18% of U.S. consumers said they are going to cut cost and make their own costumes. Check out our infographic to find out how Americans are saving money by making their own costumes. Full story
The 2011 extended tax deadline was October 15th and while many scrambled to make the tax deadline, some of you may have missed it and are wondering what to do. Don’t worry! If you missed the extended tax deadline, here are answers to 5 of your burning questions to help you figure out what to do next. Full story
Are you behind on your taxes but still looking for a tax break? Sound too good to be true? Actually, you just might be the perfect candidate for the Internal Revenue Service Fresh Start Initiative. In recognition of the challenging times many people continue to face due to the lackluster economic recovery, the Fresh Start Initiative (FSI) provides some people with a little breathing room.
If you didn’t have time to file by the April tax deadline, chances are you filed for an extension. Even though you filed an extension, does it feel like that October extension deadline came out of nowhere? Time can get away from us and even those extra six months can fly by and leave you scrambling come October. If so, here a few tips to help take some of the stress out of this tax deadline.