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  • Capital Gains Explained

    Capital Gains Explained

    You bought a stock That stock then surged 20 percent in value Hooray You now have 20 percent more cash in your pocket right Not so fast don t forget about the capital gains tax Ben Franklin once said that in this world nothing can be said to be certa…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 11:37am -
  • Hidden Obstacles That Keep People From Retirement

    Hidden Obstacles That Keep People From Retirement

    More than 50 percent of Americans will retire broke, according to a  2017 GOBankingRates study . And another 19 percent have less than $100,000 in the bank, which might not be enough to see them through their golden years. If you’re not setting a…
    - 8 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 8:49am -
  • Put Politics Aside and Consider Trump's Tax Plan a Gift

    Put Politics Aside and Consider Trump's Tax Plan a Gift

    The tax plan President Donald Trump unveiled back in April was short on details but long on potential for retirees and pre retirees The tax plan President Donald Trump unveiled back in April was short on details but long on potential for retirees and…
    - 14 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 8:34am -
  • Is The IRS Winning The War On Bitcoin Tax Cheats?

    Is The IRS Winning The War On Bitcoin Tax Cheats?

    By Perry Woodin, CEO of Node40 While the buzz around Bitcoin is well and truly reaching papers, airwaves, and TV screens across the globe, there’s something far less visible, but far more exciting at play. I’m talking about the IRS’ hunt for…
    - 20 days ago, 6 Sep 17, 3:06pm -
  • What to Do When You Receive an Unexpected Windfall

    What to Do When You Receive an Unexpected Windfall

    By  Eric C. Jansen, ChFC® If you’ve ever come into an unexpected windfall—maybe a bigger than expected tax refund or a much-anticipated inheritance—you probably know that feeling of giddiness. It’s an exciting feeling, thinking of all…
    - 25 days ago, 1 Sep 17, 10:43am -
  • Showdown at Gucci Gulch

    Showdown at Gucci Gulch

    Author Jeffrey Birnbaum and Alan Murray Publisher Knopf Doubleday 336 pages Most everyone agrees that the U S tax code is ridiculously complex Presidential candidates from both parties have promised simplification So why is this so difficult This chr…
    - 32 days ago, 25 Aug 17, 3:41pm -
  • The Cost of Tapping Your Retirement Accounts Early

    The Cost of Tapping Your Retirement Accounts Early

    By  Eric C. Jansen, ChFC® When money is tight and times are tough, it can be difficult for retirement savers to ignore the money they’ve stashed in a  401(k) ,  IRA  or other retirement savings account. Still, while it may make sense in som…
    - 33 days ago, 24 Aug 17, 10:37am -
  • Planning for Retirement the R.I.T.E. Way

    Planning for Retirement the R.I.T.E. Way

    By  Scott Bishop, CPA, PFS, CFP® Most Americans spend decades of their lives working and planning to save for retirement. However, when they get close, there is very little discussion on how to plan for retirement income and distributions. Ther…
    - 43 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 1:07pm -
  • See If These 3 Tax Errors Are Hiding in Your Paycheck

    See If These 3 Tax Errors Are Hiding in Your Paycheck

    Scrutinizing your pay stub sounds about as fun as burning your tongue but in this case the pain can pay off More than half of the U S workforce has experienced a problem with a paycheck at least once according to a recent survey by think tank The Wor…
    - 47 days ago, 10 Aug 17, 2:34pm -
  • Tax-Smart Ways to Withdraw Funds From a 529 College Plan

    Tax-Smart Ways to Withdraw Funds From a 529 College Plan

    A 529 plan can be a great way to save for college giving you tax free investment growth and withdrawals for qualified expenses but getting your money out when those tuition bills start rolling in can be tricky Pros say there s a right way and definit…
    - 53 days ago, 4 Aug 17, 1:01pm -

TaxACT Blog

  • How to Tell If You Are Self-Employed

    How to Tell If You Are Self-Employed

    If you’re a freelancer, it’s critical to know whether you’re self-employed or an employee. The distinction has a major effect on your tax responsibilities. Categories of Self-Employed Workers You should consider tax and other factors when choos…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 5:42pm -
  • What I Wish I Knew About Taxes for Freelancers When I Started

    What I Wish I Knew About Taxes for Freelancers When I Started

    I write about money for a living. You would think that fact alone would protect me against some, if not all, the surprises that come with paying taxes. But alas, the transition from salaried employee to employee with a side hustle and then to a full-…
    - 7 days ago, 19 Sep 17, 3:49pm -
  • Are You Part of the Growing Gig Economy?

    Are You Part of the Growing Gig Economy?

      It’s now easier than ever to make money on your own. Whether it’s a side venture that earns you a few bucks now and then or a full-time business, there are a variety of ways to create your own income beyond a traditional job. You could rent ou…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 1:20pm -
  • How to Manage Taxes with a Full-Time Job and a Side Gig

    How to Manage Taxes with a Full-Time Job and a Side Gig

    The first year I started a side gig in addition to my day job, I had no clue about quarterly estimated taxes. I also didn’t have much need to worry because I only grossed about $1,700 the first year. Even though I reported that money as required, t…
    - 21 days ago, 5 Sep 17, 6:10pm -
  • When is Interest Expense Deductible?

    When is Interest Expense Deductible?

    The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) allows you to deduct several different types of interest expense, including home mortgage interest and interest related to the production of income. But, it does not allow deductions for consumer interest expense. W…
    - 21 days ago, 5 Sep 17, 5:25pm -

TurboTax Blog: Tax Break

  • Happy First Day of Autumn: How to Not “Fall” Behind on Your Tax Preparation

    Happy First Day of Autumn: How to Not “Fall” Behind on Your Tax Preparation

    When we started filing our taxes, it felt overwhelming. However each year we try to learn and adjust our system, especially since I’m self-employed. It’s not a cake walk, but we feel more prepared and confident getting our taxes done.... Full Sto…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 12:30pm -
  • Money Saving Tips for Selling Your House

    Money Saving Tips for Selling Your House

    One of the best feelings in life is buying or selling your home, especially in the hopes that the process goes smoothly and everyone ends up happy. While selling your house can be a bit intimidating, emotional, and sometimes expensive,... Full Story
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 12:01pm -
  • Fall Energy Efficient Improvements to Save Money at Tax-Time

    Fall Energy Efficient Improvements to Save Money at Tax-Time

    Fall is here, and if you're remembering your heating bills from last winter, you probably are already thinking about what you can do to cut that bill. Today, we look at tax breaks that help save you money while you make your home a bit more energy ef…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 11:00am -
  • Celebrate Fall with 2 Big Ways to Save in the Cooler Months

    Celebrate Fall with 2 Big Ways to Save in the Cooler Months

    What better way to celebrate Fall than by saving some money? (Well, maybe jumping in a pile of leaves is just as great.) Now with the temperature beginning to drop, it’s time to start looking around the house for ways... Full Story
    - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:00am -
  • What is a Tax Bracket?

    What is a Tax Bracket?

    Did you know that not everyone or every dollar earned is taxed the exact same amount? This is because the United States tax system aims to be progressive. A progressive tax system tries to collect more tax from those who... Full Story
    - 6 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 10:00am -
  • How Changes in Your Life Can Save You Money

    How Changes in Your Life Can Save You Money

    Whether you got married this year or are purchasing your first home, changes experienced in your life can bring about many questions and uncertainties. Although you may have questions about how life events affect your finances, one thing is certain,.…
    - 8 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 12:24pm -
  • 3 Tax Reasons for Why You Should Think Twice Before Betting on the Big Game

    3 Tax Reasons for Why You Should Think Twice Before Betting on the Big Game

    Are you ready for some football? If so, maybe you’ve been thinking about putting a little money on the game, and if you are, it’s important to know that there may be tax implications. Like other sources of income, gambling... Full Story
    - 10 days ago, 16 Sep 17, 3:02pm -
  • IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

    IRS Gives Tax Relief to Victims of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma

    Following the recent destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, the IRS has announced tax relief for victims of Hurricane Harvey in parts of Texas and victims of Hurricane Irma in parts of Florida, Puerto Rico and the Virgin... Full S…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 2:53pm -
  • Self-Employed? Don’t Forget About the Estimated Tax Deadline

    Self-Employed? Don’t Forget About the Estimated Tax Deadline

    If you’ve taken the plunge into self-employment, congrats on being your own boss! Whether you’re working as a contractor or making money in the fast-growing sharing economy, don’t forget you may need to pay estimated taxes. The upcoming third q…
    - 13 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 11:00am -
  • Five Tips to Get in Good Financial Shape by the End of the Year

    Five Tips to Get in Good Financial Shape by the End of the Year

    As summer comes to a close and the days get shorter, the holidays seem just around the corner. This time of year, many of us begin to worry about gaining weight later in the year, and to prevent weight gain,... Full Story
    - 15 days ago, 11 Sep 17, 2:50pm -

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.
    - 26 Mar 17, 11:04pm -
  • 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.
    - 1 Jul 16, 9:35am -
  • 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.
    - 26 Apr 15, 8:50am -
  • Taxes: How to Reverse a Mistake
    To fix an error on your tax return, file an amended return on Form 1040X.
    - 17 Apr 15, 8:51pm -
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