Tax software is the fastest growing choice of U.S. taxpayers, growing at a double digit pace for the past 10 years. There are several reasons why taxpayers are making the switch to do-it-yourself tax software in record numbers.
If you or your spouse served in a combat zone in 2009, you might not be required to file a tax return. But you might want to do so anyway, to claim a valuable tax break that puts dollars in your pocket.
Valentine’s Day also happens to fall during tax season–and it’s important to know that most of life’s big milestones, such as having a baby or buying a home, come with lovely (forgive the pun!) implications. Here are some timely tax tips to plan for these life-altering events which may have occurred in 2009.