In the wake of the tragic bombings that occurred in Boston on Monday, April 15, the IRS announced today a three-month tax filing and payment extension to provide relief to Boston-area taxpayers and others affected by Monday’s explosions. 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.
Doing your taxes may not be the way you want to spend an afternoon. You may think a lot of paperwork is required, but as a new tax filer you probably don’t even have very much paperwork and you could prepare your taxes quickly. For those first time filers, I have four tax tips to put your mind at ease. Full story
March is already here and with about 5 weeks before the April 15th deadline, you may be feeling the pressure. Perhaps you’ve had some big changes in the last year – a marriage, an addition to the family, or a new business – and don’t know how this will affect your taxes. There’s no need to worry. I have a few tips to make this year’s filing easier on you. Full story
TurboTax CPA Select is a new service that provides the convenience of tax preparation virtually anytime or anywhere with the expertise of highly skilled CPAs. Find out more here. Full story
When you’re in the zone between a child and a full-blown adult, it’s good to have some guidance about taxes. Take a look at theses 5 tax tips for students to make sure you’ve got your bases covered. Full story
As the tax deadline approaches, you might begin to ask yourself, “Do I really need to submit my tax return this year?” A good rule of thumb to follow when approaching the task of filing taxes is this: When in doubt, go ahead and file. Full story
Did you know that each year the IRS has upwards of a billion dollars in unclaimed tax refunds? That’s right, a billion dollars of money that is owed to taxpayers across the country. How does this happen?
There are so many advantages to using tax software that I couldn’t possibly name them all. I will, however, name the three biggest reasons why I’ve never been tempted to do my taxes by hand. Full story
Many of us have fallen into the bad habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done . . . especially when it comes to our taxes. Taking the time to prepare and get organized is essential to reducing your tax season stress.
No, it’s not a case of “easier said than done”. All you need is to follow these simple and effective tips and ideas to help streamline your tax-season preparation. Full story