On January 1, 2013, the American Taxpayer Relief Act put more money back in taxpayers’ pockets with the permanent passage of many tax breaks. The payroll tax holiday, a temporary tax break to help stimulate the economy, however was not extended on January 1, 2013. Our infographic looks at how the expiration of the payroll tax holiday impacts spending habits and how individuals use their tax refunds. Full story
Everyone is looking for ways to save money and with Americans becoming more budget conscious,… Full story
Most people would consider the tax refund the best part of tax season and with almost 75% of tax payers getting tax refunds this year, we’re taking a look at how Americans will spend their refund. While some would opt to save their refund for a rainy day, about 56% of tax payers plan to use some of this year’s tax refund to shop. Let’s take a look at the breakdown of top items on shoppers’ lists. Full story
With Memorial Day just weeks away and tax refunds in hand, everyone is looking for ways they can have fun and save at the same time. Check out our infographic which looks at the cost of fun and how you can find ways to keep more money in your pocket.
Now that tax season has officially come to a close, let’s take a look on how the topic of taxes trended on Twitter whether people were talking about this year’s tax refunds or the overall filing process. Full story
With less than 3 days to file your tax return by the April 15 deadline,… Full story
Have you filed your taxes yet? Well if you haven’t, you aren’t alone! Here are… Full story
The April 15th tax deadline is just days away and tax procrastinators are scrambling to make the tax deadline. No need to worry. With today’s modern technology you can go online and e-file your tax return at 11:59 on April 15th, but what was tax day like a century ago and how did the IRS come up with the April 15th tax deadline? Our infographic takes a look at a hundred years of taxes and the history of tax day.
Parents who are lucky enough to bring a new bundle of joy into the world can expect to spend between $200,000 and $500,000 before their child even makes it to college. Whew! Don’t forget to take advantage of tax breaks for your children when you file your taxes. Our infographic breaks down the different expenses involved with raising a child and looks at the total costs from birth to age 17. Full story
With the average payment for college tuition being at about $20,902, no wondering families and… Full story