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
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
Whew! Your taxes are done and it’s time to put up your feet and finally relax, right? You’re not too far off- the pressure is definitely gone, but before you just sit back until next tax season, there are a few things you can do to help make filing taxes easier next season. With a few adjustments you may be able to keep more money in your pocket and possibly increase your tax refund for next year. Full story
With the tax deadline just days away we turned to our expert bloggers to find out some of their favorite end of season tax tips. If you haven’t filed your taxes yet you can go online and still take advantage of these great tax tips so you can keep more of your hard-earned money before the tax deadline. Full story
Tax day is getting closer, and it’s time to review a few tips if you’ve not yet completed your tax return.
There are two major categories of tax credits that can boost your tax refund—non-refundable and refundable. When you file your taxes in the next couple of weeks, here are five popular refundable and non-refundable tax credits that you may be eligible for: Full story
The tax deadline is April 15th! So why are you waiting to prepare your tax return? With the average tax refund of about $2,700 last tax season and the ease and convenience of TurboTax there’s no reason to wait to file. We’ve laid out 6 last minute tax tips to help you streamline your tax preparation and keep more money in your pocket. Full story
Investing has never been easier than today with all the options available for people to really use their savings to achieve the dreams and the goals for the future. No savings to become a smart investor? Consider your tax refund to start investing in the stock market like a professional.
It’s not uncommon to see green on St. Patrick’s day, but there’s usually more green to go around this time of year when you get your tax refund. Instead of wasting the money, if you plan ahead you can turn your tax refund into your own little St. Patrick’s Day pot of gold. Full story
Invertir nunca había sido tan fácil como ahora gracias a todas las opciones disponibles para que la gente realmente aproveche sus ahorros para lograr los sueños y metas para el futuro. Full story