Ah, the joys of being self-employed, going to work in your home office in your pajamas, with nary a boss or employee to deal with. Some self-employeds fit that image, while other small business owners have formal offices and employees and infrastructure. But whichever business model is yours, TurboTax can help you file your taxes. Here are seven tax tips to help you cope as the tax deadline approaches. Full story
Most recent by Ginita Wall, CPA, CFP®
Daylight savings time is almost here, which robs us of an hour as we spring forward this Sunday. That is, unless you live in one of the few areas where daylight savings time is not observed, such as most of Arizona, Hawaii, and most of the US territories. That gives us one less hour to file our taxes, so if you haven’t filed yet, time to get in gear and file your taxes.
The cost of education keeps going up, with no end in sight. If you are caught in that vortex, you’ll be happy to know that there are education tax deductions and credits that can help offset the costs of education. Full story
It’s tax time once more, and many folks are already preparing excuses to delay filing their annual tax return, but there are some good reasons to file your tax return sooner rather than later – here they are. Full story
In my prior blog post on “12 Ways to Save on Taxes Through Life’s Transitions”, I gave you 12 tips on education, working and family life. This blog post continues with 11 more tax tips to help you save through life’s major events.
Though it hasn’t gotten to the point the Beatles envisioned when they said that if you take a walk they’ll tax your feet, like it or not, taxes are a part of almost everything we do in life. There are, however, ways to save on your taxes through your life’s transitions. Here are 12 tax tips to help you through major life events. Full story
In my last blog, I discussed three tax provisions that expire at the end of 2013, and some ideas about what you should do now. Here are three more provisions that are set to expire soon. Full story
If you plan to take advantage of some of the tax provisions for which the curtain goes down at midnight on December 31, here are a few of the expiring tax provisions, and some ideas about what you should do now. Full story
Just as it’s easy to overeat during the holidays, it’s easy to overspend, especially if you buy on credit. To help you through the holiday rush and keep your spirits bright, here are seven tips to make the most of your money, and save on your taxes to boot – now there’s a real gift! Full story
Got family? Then you might have tax deductions as well. For each dependent you can claim, you can deduct $3,900 from your federal taxable income, which is likely to reduce your taxes. Full story