Feeling Taxed At The Pump?

Feeling Taxed At The Pump?

As gas prices hover around $4.00 a gallon, seven in 10 Americans say the high cost of gasoline is causing financial hardship for their families. The nationwide average tax on gasoline of 49.5 cents per gallon has risen 1.4 cents since January of this year. Which states are being taxed more at the pump for gas and diesel? Let’s take a look. Full story

Property Taxes and You

Property Taxes and You

Our property taxes for our town home are due by the end of December every year. We get a letter from our county and municipality during the summer to let us know what our tax obligation is. By having a portion of our mortgage payments allocated for the bill, we’re able to have it taken care of painlessly. Full story

Tax Audits Explained (Not As Scary As You Think)

Tax Audits Explained (Not As Scary As You Think)

In movies, tax audits are always scary. Big, burly, intimidating men in dark suits and glasses. Over-sized clipboards. The sound of pens furiously scratching paper. Handcuffs. You know the deal. But are tax audit visits really that frightening in real life? Not so. In fact, only 1% of all taxpayers even experience an audit. Of those, about 20% ever result in a face-to-face encounter with the IRS. Most inquires, fortunately, are resolved through correspondence. Take a look below at our guide to tax audits. Full story