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  • States With Tax Proposals on the Ballot in 2018

    States With Tax Proposals on the Ballot in 2018

    Ballot initiatives are one of the purest forms of democracy Citizens vote directly on matters important to them bypassing the normal and often messy lawmaking process On November 6 voters in 18 states will have their say on a wide variety of proposed…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 3:53pm -
  • Last-Minute Tax Tips to Lower Your 2018 Tax Bill

    Last-Minute Tax Tips to Lower Your 2018 Tax Bill

    Moves you make between now and the end of the year can have a significant effect on how much tax you have to pay next April particularly when it comes to investments you might hold outside a retirement account But time is running short Review our lis…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Nov 18, 7:07pm -
  • 2018 Tax Moves to Make Before the Holidays Arrive

    2018 Tax Moves to Make Before the Holidays Arrive

    The 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act will have an impact on many Americans filing their 2018 tax returns Tax brackets have been lowered the standard deduction has doubled and expenses that formerly qualified as deductions have been reduced or cut altogethe…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Nov 18, 9:06am -
  • New UK Tax Plan Targets Tech Giants

    New UK Tax Plan Targets Tech Giants

    Silicon Valley tech giants could be hit by a new plan in the UK that would tax their locally-generated revenues for the first time and render London a much less attractive venue. But with the European Union eyeing a similar digital tax, venues seek s…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Nov 18, 8:33am -
  • 9 States With the Scariest Death Taxes

    9 States With the Scariest Death Taxes

    Unless you ve just won one of this year s mind boggling lottery jackpots you probably don t have to worry about federal estate taxes The tax overhaul increased the amount of assets that is exempt from federal estate taxes to 11 18 million per person…
    - 15 days ago, 31 Oct 18, 3:07pm -
  • Taxes on a Gift of Stock

    Taxes on a Gift of Stock

    Question If I give long term appreciated stock to my daughter what will be her cost basis when she sells the stock Question If I give long term appreciated stock to my daughter what will be her cost basis when she sells the stock Question If I give l…
    - 20 days ago, 26 Oct 18, 9:06am -
  • Best States for Low Taxes: 50 States Ranked for Taxes, 2018

    Best States for Low Taxes: 50 States Ranked for Taxes, 2018

    2018 is the first year of the new tax law the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act It will reduce federal taxes for millions of taxpayers with the average family saving more than 1 000 in 2018 But state taxes are another story 50 stories in fact 2018 is the first y…
    - 21 days ago, 25 Oct 18, 12:06pm -
  • Should Investors Worry About the Massive Deficit and Debt?

    Should Investors Worry About the Massive Deficit and Debt?

    iStock photo College and NFL teams have been playing for a while, but for politicians, football season began last week with the release of the budget results for fiscal year 2018 . It is impossible to play football without an object to kick and t…
    - 24 days ago, 22 Oct 18, 11:09am -
  • The Opportunity of Opportunity Zones: Eye-Catching Tax Benefits On Your Capital Gains

    The Opportunity of Opportunity Zones: Eye-Catching Tax Benefits On Your Capital Gains

    In 1789, Benjamin Franklin penned the now famous words, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Indeed, most of us would have a difficult time arguing to the contrary.  However, a recent change in U.S. Federa…
    - 27 days ago, 19 Oct 18, 9:52am -
  • How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings

    How Much Tax You Will Pay on Your Lottery Winnings

    The 868 million Mega Millions jackpot next drawing Friday October 19 has generated a lot of speculation about the best ways to spend that much money In reality though the winner will end up with far less than that If you bought a ticket for the next…
    - 28 days ago, 18 Oct 18, 3:21pm -

TaxACT Blog

  • Calls From the IRS: Do They Happen?

    Calls From the IRS: Do They Happen?

    “Hello, Mr. Brown? This is Maria Santos from the IRS,” barked the authoritative voice on the phone. “It’s important that I speak with you about your 2018 income tax return right now. I need some personal information from you.” Should this e…
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 2:46pm -
  • The 411 on the Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction

    The 411 on the Self-Employed Health Insurance Deduction

    As a business owner, you likely pay for your own health insurance. And there’s a good chance you’ve seen the cost of your insurance premiums go up dramatically in recent years. One way to offset those higher premiums is to take a deduction for th…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Nov 18, 4:31pm -
  • Employer Health Insurance vs. Individual Plans: What helps me more?

    Employer Health Insurance vs. Individual Plans: What helps me more?

    Having health insurance is important. In many cases, you end up paying less when you go for a doctor’s visit than you would if you didn’t have it. Your co-pay (aka the portion of the charges you cover) might be only $50 instead of hundreds of dol…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 6:11pm -
  • The Medical Expense Deduction After Tax Reform

    The Medical Expense Deduction After Tax Reform

    The medical expense deduction didn’t escape the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Read on to understand the adjustments made to that common tax deduction. The medical expense deduction “floor” changed for 2018 After President Trump officially signed tax r…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 5:46pm -
  • Living in a World Without Company Sponsored Health Care

    Living in a World Without Company Sponsored Health Care

    An employer-sponsored health care plan covers the majority of adults in the U.S. who work full time for a company. Getting health insurance through an employer remains the easiest way to get coverage for yourself and your family. The problem is not e…
    - 7 days ago, 8 Nov 18, 5:42pm -

TurboTax Blog: Tax Break

  • TurboTax Live Tax Experts Available For Free Tax Reform Consultations
    With tax season right around the corner, we know that you may be wondering about the best way to prepare your 2018 taxes now. Whether you have a specific tax reform question, need advice, or just want to chat, our... Full Story
    - 2 days ago, 13 Nov 18, 9:00am -
  • Observe Veterans Day with 7 Savings and Tax Deductions Available for Military Families
    Veterans Day is a day of celebration and remembrance for all of the Veterans who served our country and those military members still serving our country. In honor of our military members and their families, we would like to share... Full Story
    - 4 days ago, 11 Nov 18, 10:00am -
  • Skip the Gift-Buying Splurge! Here’s How to Save this Holiday Season
    Can you believe it? We only have one month left and then we’re wrapping up this year! My husband and I sat down to look over our plans. Besides having my mom come up for a few days, we’re also... Full Story
    - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 4:13pm -
  • Qué Gastos Médicos son Deducibles de Impuestos?
    Incluso con un buen seguro y un pequeño monto deducible, nadie realmente disfruta de pagar facturas médicas. Lo positivo de tener facturas grandes es que te dan la oportunidad de reclamar tus gastos médicos como una deducción de impuestos en... F…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 2:44pm -
  • ¡No te pierdas el próximo lanzamiento del Blog Bilingüe de TurboTax!
    ¡Somos bilingües! Así es, en enero del 2019, relanzaremos nuestro blog de TurboTax como un centro de información completamente bilingüe. Podrás obtener consejos sobre impuestos, utilizar nuestras herramientas y recibir las últimas noticias en…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 2:42pm -
  • Does Tax Reform Impact How I Claim Standard vs. Itemized Deductions?
    On December 22, 2017 the biggest piece of tax legislation in about three decades was passed.  One of the biggest changes to the new law nearly doubles the standard deduction and eliminates or limits a number of common itemized deductions... Full Sto…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Nov 18, 3:07am -
  • Cómo Se Paga Impuestos a las Ganancias de Juego?
    La mayoría de las personas no piensa en impuestos cuando va al hipódromo o al casino, pero lo que parecería simplemente una oportunidad de ganar algo de dinero extra, en realidad, tiene importantes consecuencias tributarias. Como suele ocurrir, lo…
    - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 7:15pm -
  • An Overview of 2018 Tax Reform Changes [Infographic]
    On December 22, 2017 the new tax reform law was passed, which will affect the taxes of most taxpayers beginning with their 2018 (the ones filed in 2019). If you’re wondering how you’re affected, don’t worry, we have your back... Full Story
    - 10 days ago, 5 Nov 18, 2:00pm -
  • Daylight Savings Time is Ending: Save Money with These Energy Tax Tips
    As the days draw shorter and Daylight Savings Time draws to an end, we're reminded that the end of the year is almost here. You've probably already turned on the heat for the first time this winter and it's time to start thinking about energy bills.…
    - 12 days ago, 3 Nov 18, 12:00pm -
  • 10 Easy End of Year Tax Tips to Increase Your Tax Refund
    The article below is up to date based on the latest tax laws. It is accurate for your 2018 taxes, which you will file by the April 2019 deadline. Learn more about tax reform here. It’s hard to believe that we... Full Story
    - 13 days ago, 2 Nov 18, 2:00pm -

WSJ: Taxes

  • Why April 15 Has Lost Its Claim as 'Tax Day'
    Blame the timing of weekends, as well as the relatively new celebration of Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia, for why April 15 is no longer Tax Day in many years.
    - 92 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 9:45am -
  • U.S. Mining Swiss Bank Data to Find Tax Cheats
    The Justice Department has begun scrutinizing thousands of U.S. taxpayers’ Swiss bank accounts to compare bank information with what the taxpayers have reported to the IRS.
    - 92 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 2:19am -
  • U.S. Investors May Owe China
    As access to mainland-listed ‘A shares’ expands, there are questions about tax on gains from 2009 through last year.
    - 93 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 12:23am -
  • Taxes: How to Reverse a Mistake
    To fix an error on your tax return, file an amended return on Form 1040X.
    - 93 days ago, 15 Aug 18, 12:07am -
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