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.
Beginning in 2014, you’ll start seeing some changes to your taxes if you purchase your healthcare coverage at a health insurance Exchange. This won’t affect your taxes if you are already covered by your employer, Medicare, or Medicaid.
Starting to hear more about health care reform? You’re not alone. And you may be hearing some conflicting information about what you need to do and when you need to do it. At TurboTax, we’re here for you every step of the way so we’ve got the basic facts that you need to know.
As Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, we can only hope for everyone’s safety. If a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy impacts you, do you know how to safeguard your records or how to retrieve them? Here are 4 easy steps to help you in the event of a natural disaster.
Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, or the individual health insurance mandate, they have been all the buzz today, since the individual health insurance mandate was upheld today by a Supreme Court ruling. The individual insurance mandate aims to extend health insurance coverage to 30 million uninsured Americans, but how does that ruling impact your taxes today or even the next time you file your taxes?
Many of the employees became instant millionaires as a result of Facebook going public since as part of the company’s incentive plan, they were given Restricted Stock Units. What Does This Mean for Overnight Millionaires and Their Taxes?
The tax deadline is almost here and with the final tax deadline (April 17th) comes tax procrastination and common misconceptions about filing extensions. The reasons taxpayers file extensions vary, but one common misconception regarding extensions is they are extensions to pay tax liability. If you are planning to file an extension because you owe money (or think you do), think again. Find out more here.
With the tax deadline less than two weeks away, millions of taxpayers are scrambling to file their taxes by April 17th. Need a reason to stop procrastinating on filing your taxes? Did you know that about ¾ of taxpayers get a tax refund and the average refund is almost $3,000? That’s a lot of money. Find out how you can benefit from filing by April 17th.