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What the Tax Cut Extension Bill Means for You

What the Tax Cut Extension Bill Means for You

Tweet If you pay attention to any news you’re probably aware of all the tax bill talk that’s been going on for the last few weeks. At one time it looked like it was going to pass without issue, then Democrats were upset about some of the features and vowed to block it. Then it […]

Get Free Tax Advice by Calling 1-800-829-1040

Get Free Tax Advice by Calling 1-800-829-1040

Tweet Did you know the IRS is available to give you free tax advice? It might seem shocking since most people feel the IRS is only out to get you or subject you to a tax audit, but they really are able to help you. That’s why they have a toll-free help line you can […]

Don’t Let Your Taxes Make You a Criminal

Don’t Let Your Taxes Make You a Criminal

Tweet The IRS is watching you. Think underpaying, not paying at all, or making a mistake on your tax return just means a possible penalty or added interest? Not exactly. In fact, many tax mishaps carry criminal penalties. Some of the most common tax offenses that carry both civil and criminal penalties are: failure to […]

How to File Taxes Online for Free – FreeFile and Free Tax Software

How to File Taxes Online for Free – FreeFile and Free Tax Software

Tweet Free E-File for Federal Taxes As if paying taxes isn’t bad enough, having to pay just to complete and file your taxes is a real pain. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could file your taxes for free? The good news is in many cases, you can. That’s right, you could qualify to complete […]

82% of Early Tax Filers Receive a Refund: An Infographic and TurboTax Giveaway

82% of Early Tax Filers Receive a Refund: An Infographic and TurboTax Giveaway

Tweet Are you an early tax filer or do you wait until the last minute, or even request an extension? I tend to be an early filer and last minute payer. We usually owe the IRS a little bit at the end of the year so I like to prepare and file the return early […]

How to Avoid and Prepare For a Tax Audit by the IRS

How to Avoid and Prepare For a Tax Audit by the IRS

Tweet You Can Avoid and Successfully Fight a Tax Audit The tax audit. Probably one of the most feared phrases in finance, but it doesn’t have to be. Yes, if you or someone you know has ever been audited, you know it’s right up there on the list of things you want to do with […]

Start Making Year-End Tax Moves Now and Save Big Money

Start Making Year-End Tax Moves Now and Save Big Money

Tweet It may not feel like it, but the tax year is rapidly drawing to a close. In less than a month we’ll starting 2010, so if you’re planning on making some year-end tax moves, now is the time. Unfortunately, most people wait until their W-2s and 1099s start coming in before seriously thinking about […]

For a Good Time Call 1-800-829-1040

For a Good Time Call 1-800-829-1040

Tweet While this number may not provide the same thrills of calling the number etched on the bathroom stall it could end up saving you money. This is the toll-free number for the IRS tax question line. With this number you can be put in touch with someone right at the IRS who can assist […]

Deducting Vehicle Registration Fees If You Itemize Your Tax Deductions

Deducting Vehicle Registration Fees If You Itemize Your Tax Deductions

Tweet Not long ago I wrote about how your car is making you poor. It’s true, and your vehicle expenses can eat up a lot of your budget. One expense people rarely consider is the annual vehicle registration. This can vary greatly from state to state, but if you have a vehicle, then you’re probably […]

Don’t Forget About Estimated Quarterly Taxes Due Today

Don’t Forget About Estimated Quarterly Taxes Due Today

Tweet I write this because I almost forgot about the June 15 deadline myself. It wasn’t until last night that I saw a little reminder on my computer alerting me to today’s due date. It has always confused me about the due dates for estimated taxes. The last payment was due on April 15th, yet […]