It is increasingly common for adult children to take care of their elderly parents. When such support begins to become both financial and significant, many wonder whether a tax break might be available to help offset some of the expenses. Here are some of the key considerations to determine if you can claim your parent as a dependent. Full story
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According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) itself, the IRS owes taxpayers more than $900,000,000 in unclaimed tax refunds. One easy way to avoid an unclaimed refund is to always timely file your tax returns. Full story
Although your charitable nature surely isn’t solely motivated by the potential for a tax deduction, saving a few bucks on your taxes is a nice side benefit. To make sure you maximize the tax value of any of your planned philanthropy before the end of the year, consider the following guidelines. Full story
One of the worse natural disasters in history hit the Philippines last week. Whether you’ve been hit by a natural disaster or know someone hit by disaster our hearts go out to you or anyone you know faced with this difficult situation. We know that natural disasters may occur without any warning, but hopefully these tips offered by Michael Rubin will help you safeguard your records before they occur.
As we honor those who have served our country and continue to serve this Veteran’s Day, we would like to share money saving tax tips for our troops protecting our country.
The options for things to do which either cost a lot (or don’t cost a lot) of money, vary significantly by the season. Here’s one example of where the fall season made it really easy for me to save while having fun. Full story
Were you particularly generous this summer by donating not only your money but also your time? If so, keep reading to see if some of your charitable nature might be rewarded by an increased tax deduction next April. Full story
To combat the ever increasing price of college education, the tax code provides some relief via education tax credits and deductions. Here’s what you need to know about the education tax credits and deductions that will save you money at tax-time. Full story
The clutter is becoming too much. You’re ready to deal with it by, (gasp), finally getting rid of some stuff. Even your significant other is on board with the idea. Now the question becomes: What’s the best way to dispose of your items and make some money? Full story
As we prepare to celebrate Memorial Day by cooking outside and shopping inside, Americans will pause to reflect upon those who made and continue to make the ultimate sacrifice for our great country. Although it is but a small gesture, we’ll use this blog today to provide some money saving tips to help our troops. Full story