Archive for 'Taxes'
Dec 26, 2008 - It’s hard enough to think about income taxes in April, much less during the holidays. But a few minutes spent now could be worth serious money when tax time comes.
Dec 26, 2008 - This is the time of year when most of us spend a lot more time thinking about tree-trimming than tax-trimming. But year-end is a time when you really should do some planning.
Nov 27, 2008 - According to the Giving USA Foundation, the amount Americans will donate to charity this year will approach 206 billion dollars. Impressive numbers, but that money could help even more people if all of us followed this advice...
Nov 17, 2008 - Maybe you've heard about how the $700 billion bailout bill only helped those folks on Wall Street and not the folks on Main Street. Well, that's not true. One thing the bailout has already done is to lower you taxes.
Oct 24, 2008 - Lowing your property taxes is as simple as understanding how they work. Since property values are estimated by a computer, your assessed value could be wrong, and you could be entitled to a smaller tax bill. How do you go about getting it?
Jun 25, 2008 - Do you think you know what's going to happen to interest rates, the economy and the stock market this year? Compare your guesses to those of the experts.
Jun 25, 2008 - With holiday preparation in full swing, income taxes are probably the last thing on your mind. But a few minutes now could be worth hundreds of dollars in tax savings next April.
Jun 25, 2008 - Ready for the holidays? While this time of year is hectic enough, money reporter Stacy Johnson has something to add to your list: make sure you do the right things before year-end to make your life less taxing next April.
Jun 12, 2008 - Are you expecting a tax refund this year? While it's always great to get checks in the mail, this is one you might want to avoid. I'll explain why, coming up on Money Talks.
Jun 12, 2008 - Tax time isn't the best time of the year, but if you're just starting those taxes, there's news both good and bad that you need to know. Money reporter Stacy Johnson has some recent changes that lower your tax bill for 07...but raise it in 08.
Jun 12, 2008 - Are you filing your taxes electronically this year? If you are, and you happen to owe the IRS money... chances are you'll be among the those who'll pay with their credit cards...
Jun 12, 2008 - Taxes can be complicated, which means it's easy to make mistakes...mistakes that could have gotten you a bigger refund...or could get you in hot water with the IRS. But just because a mistake is made doesn't mean it can't get corrected.
Jun 12, 2008 - Being rich has some fairly obvious advantages. But there are also drawbacks. For example, this time of year when a big income may mean bigger odds of an audit. Audit odds.
Jun 12, 2008 - Every year, millions of tax returns are filed with mistakes...mistakes that can delay your refund...even cost you money. Want to avoid the most common? Money reporter Stacy Johnson has things to watch for...
Jun 12, 2008 - If you'll be getting help with your taxes this year, you probably want to make sure its the best help around. Stacy Johnson has a few tips to make sure your choice for a paid tax professional adds up.