Today, the White House announced a delay in the employer mandate under the Affordable Care Act, which requires employers to provide health insurance coverage to their employees or pay a penalty, however this will not impact the individual mandate which requires most uninsured Americans to purchase health insurance by March 31, 2014. Full story
Whether to pay or not pay for college is a much debated subject. As a parent you have to weigh what’s best for you and your family. For those looking at getting started with the child’s college fund, here are 3 tips on how to save money for the future and possibly save money on your contributions. Full story
With the exception of housing, many couples’ biggest expenses are tied up with their cars. Besides paying for gasoline, cars usually require regular maintenance, and perhaps a car payment for a loan. The good news is with a little bit of effort you can make owning your car less expensive. Here are 3 tips to lower your cost this summer: Full story
On Wednesday the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Same-sex couples who are legally married will now be recognized by the federal government, meaning it will be easier to file their taxes among many other things.
If you’re starting to hear more about health care reform or as some call it Obamacare, you’re not alone. If you have questions about health care and are not sure what to do when, TurboTax is here for you to clarify any conflicting information and give you the important facts about health care reform. Full story
Under the new health care law, or Obamacare, each state will have an online health care marketplace (also known as an exchange). These online health insurance marketplaces are designed to help you compare plan options and purchase the plan that fits your health care needs and budget. Check out the links below to see information on state-by-state marketplaces.
Under the new health care law, otherwise known as Obamacare, most Americans will be required to have health insurance starting in 2014. So what does that mean to you? If you already have health insurance through your employer, not much will change. But what if you don’t have insurance? To help pay for the cost of health insurance, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the government, called a subsidy.
Bitcoins continue to be an intriguing topic to many with the long-term value in question, the fact that they are not regulated by government, and income generated by the sale of them should be claimed on taxes, but losses can’t be claimed. Check out our Bitcoin calculator to find out current value based on current market prices. Full story
If you need to enroll in your employer provided Flexible Spending Account due to your plan’s open enrollment, changes in employment, or family size, here are some tips to help you figure out how much to contribute to your FSA from Elle Martinez of Couple Money. Full story
With summer just right around the corner, youth sports and practice camps are gearing up as kids get out of school for the year. Although having your child participate in youth sports is great activity, you may find it to come at a hefty price tag. Our infographic looks at the various expenses that go with enrolling your child in a youth sport and which sports are the most expensive for this $5 billion a year industry. Full story
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
Lately you may be hearing buzz about health care reform, Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare on the news. Not sure what this new health care law is or if it changes anything for you and your family? Don’t worry, TurboTax has you covered.
Here are the facts straight from our experts. 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
Intuit TurboTax created a health care calculator to help you find out if you’re eligible for health insurance through a state or federal Marketplace, Medicaid, or Medicare or if you’re already set with your existing health insurance plan. It will also let you know, if you qualify for a tax credit or subsidy from the government to help you purchase your health insurance. Check it out to learn how health care reform impacts you so that you can make the best decisions for your health and your wallet. Full story