No one likes to feel like they’re missing out. Especially when it comes to opportunities to pay fewer taxes. As this year’s tax deadline approaches, let’s take a look at some of the most commonly missed tax deductions. Full story
The best last minute tax moves are done before the calendar flips into the new year, but depending on your financial situation, you might be able to squeeze in one more tax deduction if you waited to file your taxes. Full story
It’s important to know who qualifies for a dependency exemption, because for each exemption you can claim a $3,900 deduction on your 2013 tax return ($3,950 for 2014). Here are some rules that will help you figure out who qualifies and who doesn’t. Full story
The deadline to file your tax return is coming up fast, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make sure you’re getting all the tax benefits you deserve. For busy parents who are crunched for time, I’ve compiled a list of tax credits and exemptions that can help as you prepare your taxes. Full story
Saving is tough enough as it is, especially when you don’t have much income, and there aren’t a lot of incentives to save lately. There is one and it’s called the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit, or more commonly referred to as the Saver’s Credit. Full story
Congratulations on the happy news! Now that you two have tied the knot, it’s time to go ahead and give your finances a head start by creating your money game plan and optimizing your taxes.
Many of you may know about dependent and education related deductions, but there may be… Full story
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.
For many high school seniors and their families, this time of year is busy with… Full story
It may seem like you have plenty of time to file your FAFSA, but students… Full story