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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Given how high the stakes are, it is surprising how little thought many people give to their taxes. All too often, individuals simply walk into a neighborhood storefront, hand over their most personal information and trust the person...

Friday, October 15, 2021

As tax filing season unfolds, many taxpayers are taking the bull by the horns and doing their own taxes. Though it may seem like good news for the individual taxpayer, it’s important to watch out for common tax filing mistakes....

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Congress is currently debating President Biden’s American Families Plan of tax and benefit changes. The Plan would make sweeping changes to our individual tax system and a limited window of time is available to plan for some of...

Monday, September 20, 2021

It is one of the scariest things that can befall a taxpayer - the dreaded notice from the IRS stating you owe them more money you can’t pay. When you open the mailbox and see the return address of the tax agency staring back at...

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Whether you are expecting a nice tax refund or preparing to write a big scary check, you know that April 15 is the annual tax filing deadline. What you may not know, however, is that tax day is every day at the IRS, and the tax agency...

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Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Few things are as frightening as opening the mailbox and finding a letter from the IRS, especially when you know you owe them money. The much feared tax agency does not contact taxpayers just to say hello and receiving communication...

Monday, June 1, 2015

A health care power of attorney, your medical decision-maker, plays an important role in estate planning but only if they are alerted to act. One way to make sure your medical decision-maker is alerted is to add them as an emergency...

Thursday, May 7, 2015

In order to maintain good credit and to guard against identity theft, you should check your credit reports frequently. Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act 0f 2003 (FACTA), you are entitled to one free credit report...

Friday, February 28, 2014

It use to be so simple: Social Security benefits were tax-free. But then as a part of a "Let's Save Social Security" plan, Congress decided to tax up to 50% of your benefits. Later Congress decided to tax up to 85%, allowing the extra...

Monday, February 10, 2014

Moving and trying to decide whether to rent out or sell your present home? If so, consider two important factors:How your choice will affect your cash positionHow willing and able you are to manage a rental property Are you buying...

Friday, February 7, 2014

If you have a qualifying child under the age of 17, you may be entitled to claim this credit. A qualifying child may be a dependent child, stepchild, adopted child, sibling, or step-sibling (or descendant of these individuals), or an...

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Did you know that the government shutdown has had an impact on your tax return? Because the shutdown prevented the IRS from doing some of its standard tax season preparation, the filing season will begin a little later and your refund...