The end of the year is quickly approaching and hopefully you’re expecting a bonus for all of your hard work this year. But just how are bonuses taxed? Check out our bonus calculator that answers one of our most frequently asked questions and find out how your end of year bonus will be taxed. Full story
Fall is here, and if you’re remembering your heating bills from last winter, you probably are already thinking about what you can do to cut that bill. Today, we look at tax breaks that help save you money while you make your home a bit more energy efficient.
When you think of the holiday season, what comes to mind? Gift exchanges? Holiday parties? Home-baked pies? Taxes? I know you have a lot of other things to do this time of year, but the holiday season is a great time to make some last-minute tax moves before the year is over. Here are eight of my favorites. Full story
Did you have a baby this year? If so, congratulations on the little tax deduction! Fortunately, along with your new baby, your family is now eligible for new tax deductions as well. Don’t overlook the tax advantages that come when you add a new member to your family. Full story
When planning for retirement, you need to know what your contribution limits are. And wouldn’t you know it, the maximum contribution limits for 2013 have increased. Knowing about yearly contribution limits helps you develop a retirement savings plan and helps you also make some smart end of year tax moves to save money on your taxes. Full story
With holiday vacations fast approaching, many families are trying to make arrangements to visit their loved ones. The problem for some is that with so many other people traveling it can be expensive. I want to share some tips on how you can save on getting there and how you can lodge in style without breaking the bank. Full story
As the days draw shorter and Daylight Savings Time draws to an end, we’re reminded that the end of the year is almost here. You’ve probably already turned on the heat for the first time this winter and it’s time to start thinking about energy bills. There are a number of energy-saving ways to improve your home’s tax efficiency. Here are two of the tax breaks available for 2013.
Halloween still remains a popular and fun time for kids and their families, but people are still looking for ways to save on their Halloween spending. Here are five easy tricks to help you celebrate Halloween without breaking the bank. Full story
Regardless of how you decide to give, it’s important to do it the right way so you can save as much as possible on taxes. If the government is willing give you a tax break as you’re helping others, it makes no sense not to take advantage of it, right? Full story
On October 23, the Obama administration made an announcement that gives uninsured Americans who purchase health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace until March 31, 2014 to enroll in or sign up for a health insurance plan and clears up the timeline regarding when insurance coverage needs to kick in to avoid a tax penalty. Full story
The IRS officially opened for the 2014 tax season today and a common question asked… Full story
The IRS announced today that it will begin processing tax returns on 1/31/14. The good news for you? TurboTax is open for business and will begin accepting tax returns on January 2, 2014! 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
Bonuses can change your tax situation depending how large the bonus and what methods employers use to tax the income. Find out how bonuses(supplemental income) are taxed. Full story