One of our goals before the year is over is to FINALLY get the home office organized and that means getting our filing system in order. Here are some tips to help you figure out how and how long to keep tax records.
Are you behind on your taxes but still looking for a tax break? Sound too good to be true? Actually, you just might be the perfect candidate for the Internal Revenue Service Fresh Start Initiative. In recognition of the challenging times many people continue to face due to the lackluster economic recovery, the Fresh Start Initiative (FSI) provides some people with a little breathing room.
If you didn’t have time to file by the April tax deadline, chances are you filed for an extension. Even though you filed an extension, does it feel like that October extension deadline came out of nowhere? Time can get away from us and even those extra six months can fly by and leave you scrambling come October. If so, here a few tips to help take some of the stress out of this tax deadline.
October 15th is quickly approaching and if you didn’t file your tax return yet you’re probably wondering how to get your tax documents in order to make the tax extension deadline. Jim Wang has created a tax form checklist to help you figure out what tax documents you need to prepare your taxes.
As autumn is approaching here in the United States, there’s another milestone coming up soon. October 15- the deadline for filing your 2011 tax return. Besides procrastination, some are delaying getting their taxes completed because they are worried about getting them done correctly. Fortunately there are ways to help with both.
If you’re like the majority of the graduating population, you weren’t hired for your dream job prior to commencement. Although finding a job in your career field may take some time, two key elements will help you sort through the confusion and land the job you want: staying prepared and developing a job hunting (or marketing) strategy.
Whew! Summer is almost over and it’s back-to-school time for many. I can hear the cries of joy from so many parents. Not only is it challenging to think of ways to keep them busy, but the costs of activities can break the bank. Check out our infographic on how much Americans spend sending their kiddies off to Amusement Parks during the summer.
The end of summer is upon us, and for the nation’s parents, that means one thing: back-to-school time. As in years past, stores are heavily promoting pens, notebooks, clothing, and other items families are sure to stock up on over the coming weeks. But what many parents may not be aware of are the sales tax holidays many states offer to make back-to-school shopping more affordable.
As a single guy or gal you have the freedom to spend your time and money on the things that are important to you. Unfortunately, this also means you only have one source of income and every decision you make will significantly impact your personal finances. So, if you take the right precautions you’ll be sure to save and spend wisely.
Teaching kids about money can be a rewarding experience, however it’s also full of plenty of questions. Take for example, kids and allowances. There are plenty of opinions about what works best for kids, but what will work best for your family? Find out more here.