Lisa Lewis is a CPA and the TurboTax Blog Editor. Lisa has 15 years of experience in tax preparation. Her success is attributed to being able to interpret tax laws and help clients better understand them. Lisa also has been a TurboTax product user for many years and understands how the software program works. In addition to extensive tax experience, Lisa also has a very well-rounded professional background. She has held positions as a public auditor, controller, and operations manager. Prior to becoming the TurboTax Blog Editor, she was a Technical Writer for the TurboTax Consumer Group and worked on a project to write new FAQs to help customers better understand tax laws. She could also be seen helping TurboTax customers with tax questions during Lifeline. For Lisa, getting timely and accurate information out to customers to help them is paramount.
The 2013 tax extension deadline is a about a month away on October 15th. If you start preparing now, and follow these 6 tips, you will be on your way to beat the tax deadline and avoid a late filing penalty.
The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has taken social media by storm all for a good cause to help raise money and awareness about the debilitating disease. So what are the tax implications for those who donate money because they can’t stand the thought ice rolling down their backs or messing up their hair?
When you file your 2014 taxes in 2015, you may notice a couple new tax forms to help you verify your health coverage as part of provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Here’s an explanation of the new tax forms you may see at tax-time:
If you are self-employed there is information about the Affordable Care Act you need to know since you most likely provide your own insurance. Well sit back in your home office and relax, because TurboTax has you covered with all of the ACA information you need to know.
Purchasing health insurance for the first time can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Free resources like TurboTax Health are available to help you understand your options. We have a few tips to help you start shopping for a health insurance plan.
As the saying goes, “nothing is certain but death and taxes”, but the same can hold true for your credit score. Whether you need a car loan, home loan, or more buying power, you need to have a decent credit score to be approved for a loan and get lower interest rates. Here are 5 ways to get you on your way to a better credit score.
The Massachusetts Department of Revenue announced today that it is extending the personal income state tax filing deadline until Friday, April 18, 2014 for Massachusetts state tax returns due to delays with their electronic filing system. Taxpayers do not need...
The tax deadline is just a day away, but you still have time to go online and file your taxes. The IRS reports that more than half of taxpayers have already filed their returns and more taxpayers filed from their home computers this year, up 6% from last year. If you’re in the 20 to 25% who waited until the last minute to prepare your taxes, here are some steps to help you file your taxes by the tax deadline and get a bigger tax refund.
Just in time for the April 15th tax deadline, TurboTax is excited to announce a partnership with Sprintax.com to offer an easy and accurate online solution to help non-resident taxpayers prepare their own taxes. Sprintax.com, subsidiary of Taxback.com, is an online non-resident tax filing solution for international students.
On April 4th the IRS announced that victims of the recent Washington State floods and mudslides will have until October 15 to file their 2013 individual and business tax returns and pay any taxes due. What Washington taxpayers are eligible...