Archive for 'Taxes'
Apr 15, 2010 - Haven't filed those taxes yet? Relax. Here's some quick tips, links and advice that might keep you from feeling overtaxed.
Apr 09, 2010 - Your odds of an audit depend largely on your income, but that's not all the IRS looks at. To truly determine your odds of an audit, you first need to understand the IRS audit selection process.
Mar 02, 2010 - Going digital by scanning the papers you need to keep and tossing the ones you don't will help clean out your filing cabinet and stay better organized in the future.
Feb 26, 2010 - If you haven't made a contribution to help Haiti, you might want to think about it within the next day or so. Especially if you could use a break on your 2009 taxes.
Feb 19, 2010 - Everybody makes mistakes. But one place you should really try to avoid them is when you do your income taxes. You may think that using software will eliminate any chance for error; if only life were that simple! Before you seal that envelope or hit "send" to file electronically, read/watch this story.
Feb 18, 2010 - According to his suicide note, Joseph Andrew Stack crashed a small plane into an Austin IRS office today because he was frustrated by a lack of work and an unfair tax system.
Feb 15, 2010 - Most people don't realize it, but when you're unable to pay your bills, you've got more to worry about than damage to your credit score. Because your creditor's not the only one involved when you avoid repaying part or all of a debt through debt settlement, foreclosure or any other sort of forgiveness. You've also got Uncle Sam to worry about.
Feb 14, 2010 - According to a recent survey, the vast majority of Americans pay a tax professional to do their taxes for them. Since this is a job that you can do yourself in minutes with cheap software, I believe a lot of people are wasting a lot of money. But if you're going to pay a pro, at least try to find the right one and harness their expertise so they're worth the extra money.
Feb 12, 2010 - Just because the name is national, the people are friendly and the decor is nice doesn't mean you can trust your tax preparation service to do the right thing. The rates many preparers charge on refund anticipation loans makes them little more than loan sharks. If you don't use these loans, you know someone that does. So check out this story, then share it.
Feb 08, 2010 - Virtually everyone in the United States is eligible for some sort of free tax preparation help, from free in-person preparation and electronic filing to filing free forms online. Here's how to find out what you qualify for.
Feb 05, 2010 - Before you file your taxes, it pays to check up on the latest changes to the tax code. This comprehensive list will ensure you don't miss a thing!
Feb 02, 2010 - Most of the money I suggest harnessing for debt destruction comes in dribs and drabs from doing things like smart shopping and avoiding dumb deals.But sometimes there's something big you can do. This is one of those times.
Dec 18, 2009 - The most important part of donating to a charity? Making sure your donation gets to the right place.
Dec 14, 2009 - Since you're probably already thinking about money during the holiday, why not see if there's anything you can do to help come April.
Nov 03, 2009 - When you owe somebody money and can't pay, ignoring them is usually not your best course of action. But ignoring the IRS is NEVER your best course of action.