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  • Tips on How and When to File an Amended Tax Return

    Tips on How and When to File an Amended Tax Return

    It s well past April 15 So unless you applied for an extension the stress and frustration of filing your federal tax return should be a distant memory by now But what if you suddenly realize there s a mistake on your return or a new development that…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 5:06pm -
  • IRS Automatically Waives Withholding and Estimated Tax Penalty for Thousands of Taxpayers

    IRS Automatically Waives Withholding and Estimated Tax Penalty for Thousands of Taxpayers

    Earlier this year the IRS lowered the underpayment penalty threshold from 90 to 80 to help taxpayers who didn t have enough tax withheld from their paychecks in 2018 or didn t pay enough in estimated taxes last year As a result taxpayers could avoid…
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 4:06pm -
  • Florida Cities and Towns Ranked for Local Taxes

    Florida Cities and Towns Ranked for Local Taxes

    A lot of people especially retirees are moving to Florida for the sun sand affordable housing and the lack of an income tax But don t think for a second that no state income tax means no taxes at all There are plenty of other taxes to be paid in Flor…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Aug 19, 1:06pm -
  • Want to Know How Complicated Our Tax System Is? Check Out the IRS's "Taxpayer Roadmap"

    Want to Know How Complicated Our Tax System Is? Check Out the IRS's "Taxpayer Roadmap"

    We all know the U S tax system is complicated And now thanks to outgoing National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson there s a poster you can hang up in your home or office to prove it It s great for college dorm rooms too In her final report to Congress O…
    - 23 days ago, 27 Jul 19, 2:06pm -
  • 5 Charitable Planning Options That Can Save You Money on Taxes

    5 Charitable Planning Options That Can Save You Money on Taxes

    Since the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act now more than ever there is a greater incentive for donors to contemplate whether charitable planning will provide an immediate or future benefit Donors who will benefit from this range from business owners execut…
    - 30 days ago, 20 Jul 19, 9:06am -
  • IRS Remodels the 1040 for 2019

    IRS Remodels the 1040 for 2019

    As a new 1040 form tailored to seniors makes its debut the regular 1040 is getting remodeled for 2019 As anew 1040 form tailored to seniors makes its debut theregular 1040 is getting remodeled for 2019 After the 1040 s major overhaul last year to tak…
    - 32 days ago, 18 Jul 19, 2:07pm -
  • How the IRS Will Be More Taxpayer-Friendly

    How the IRS Will Be More Taxpayer-Friendly

    Let s face it the IRS isn t the most popular government agency out there It s not just that they take your money They also have a undeserved reputation for tough stances on deductions and credits aggressive tax collectors poor customer service and ge…
    - 47 days ago, 3 Jul 19, 9:34am -
  • What Grandparents Need to Know About Using Savings Bonds for a Grandchild's Education

    What Grandparents Need to Know About Using Savings Bonds for a Grandchild's Education

    Question Can I use my series EE or I bonds to pay for a grandchild s college and save on taxes Question Can I use my series EE or I bonds to pay for a grandchild s college and save on taxes Question Can I use my series EE or I bonds to pay for a gran…
    - 51 days ago, 29 Jun 19, 1:06pm -
  • America's Richest Are Begging To Be Taxed

    America's Richest Are Begging To Be Taxed

    The world loves to hear America’s billionaires pining away for higher taxes, and it seems to be a trend that is gaining momentum in this new era of over-the-top capitalism.   This week has taken things further, with a record 19 U.S. billionaires…
    - 52 days ago, 28 Jun 19, 8:46am -
  • Taxes on Fireworks: Is Your State a Dud?

    Taxes on Fireworks: Is Your State a Dud?

    It s not really the Fourth of July without the flash boom and crackle of a good fireworks display Some people love the crowds and grandeur of a big city extravaganza while others prefer a community display at the local volunteer fire department Then…
    - 54 days ago, 26 Jun 19, 10:07am -

TaxACT Blog

  • 5 Tax Reform Changes to Know Before Filing Your 2018 Tax Return
    Tax reform affects every person’s tax return in 2018. Before you file this tax season, here’s what you need to know about the tax law adjustments to be prepared. 1. The tax rates changed for everyone. The tax rates you previously knew are no more…
    - 16 Dec 18, 8:38pm -
  • A Mom’s Guide to Tackling Taxes This Year
    Moms are busy. That goes without saying. Between chauffering kids to activities and likely working a full-time job, finding extra time for anything else is next to impossible. But yet, it’s also necessary. Many moms manage the entire household. Tha…
    - 14 Dec 18, 2:07pm -
  • Tax Filing Preparation Checklist
    Tax season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about the documents you need to get ready. Here are a few things to consider ahead of filing your 2018 tax return. Find last year’s return A quick way to find all of th…
    - 12 Dec 18, 4:39pm -
  • How to Prepare for Tax Season as a Freelancer
    There isn’t one most important thing for freelancers to know when it comes to filing a tax return. Well, except paying taxes in the first place! Instead, there are a variety of incredibly important factors for which you need to understand to best p…
    - 11 Dec 18, 4:06pm -
  • Reporting Mobile Credit Card Payments to the IRS
    As a business owner, there are a variety of ways to accept payment. Apps like Square, Paypal, or other mobile payment services make it easy for you to accept card payments and keep a record of that income. But if you choose to receive payment via a c…
    - 11 Dec 18, 4:04pm -

TurboTax Blog: Tax Break

  • newIs a Dog Your Tax Refund’s Best Friend?
    The article below is up to date based on the latest tax laws. It is accurate for your 2019 taxes (filed in 2020) and 2018 taxes, which should be filed by the April 15th, 2019 (or October 2019 with filed... Full Story
    - 45 mins ago, 19 Aug 19, 1:58pm -
  • Cut Back to School Costs With These 5 Crucial Tips
    School is back in session for us and our oldest, who attends a year-round school, started a couple of weeks ago. Right before she started, I did my back to school shopping to get everything she needs and make sure... Full Story
    - 3 days ago, 16 Aug 19, 11:00am -
  • 5 Tips for Becoming Financially Literate
    When someone starts discussing finances or bringing up personal questions around how you handle money, you may not want to share any details of your own. Don’t worry, though, this is completely normal and you are not alone. A recent... Full Story
    - 4 days ago, 15 Aug 19, 3:33pm -
  • Tax Benefits for Having Dependents
    Kids can be overwhelming when they are cooped up in the house while on break, but they are also blessed tax-savers when you file your taxes. Here are some of the tax benefits for having children and other dependents.Full Story
    - 10 days ago, 9 Aug 19, 12:00pm -
  • Is My Student Loan Tax Deductible?
    Student loans have become a tremendous burden. Even though you can’t escape the payments, are there any tax breaks for student loans? Luckily, taxpayers who make student loan payments on a qualified student loan may get a little relief.Full Story
    - 18 days ago, 1 Aug 19, 12:00pm -
  • How Are Gambling Winnings Taxed?
    Most people don't think about taxes on their way to the casino. But what might seem like nothing more than a fun night in Las Vegas actually carries significant tax consequences if you win. Failure to properly report your haul can result in serious p…
    - 20 days ago, 30 Jul 19, 11:00am -
  • 4 Summer Activity Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank
    Looking forward to a long summer vacation, but feeling a little short on cash? With the price of gasoline high, not to mention restaurant bills and the cost of accommodations on the road, many of us are questioning whether vacation... Full Story
    - 25 days ago, 25 Jul 19, 6:05pm -
  • What Your Scholarships and Grants Mean for Your Taxes?
    College can be very expensive and many students rely on scholarships and grants to help lower the cost of higher education. When I attended Carnegie Mellon University, I had the help of need-based grants and a handful of merit-based scholarships....…
    - 28 days ago, 22 Jul 19, 1:07pm -
  • How the Sales Tax Holiday Can Boost Your Back-to-School Savings
    Back-to-school season is just around the corner! Depending on where you live, your state may be offering huge savings with a sales tax holiday shopping weekend on specific purchases. With most state sales tax ranging from about 4 – 10%,... Full Sto…
    - 33 days ago, 17 Jul 19, 11:00am -
  • 8 Ways to Save on Home Renovations
    Last year, we hired a contractor to help us tackle a big home renovation project. Since I’m self-employed and my husband works from home a few days a week, having a dedicated space for us to work became a necessity.... Full Story
    - 35 days ago, 15 Jul 19, 1:01pm -

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