Know Your State Tax Filing Status for Same Sex Couples

Know Your State Tax Filing Status for Same Sex Couples The federal government has made some things clear: Same sex couples married in any jurisdiction that permits such unions must now file their federal returns as married, even if they live in a state that doesn’t recognize their marriage. But the rules for state tax Read more about Know Your State Tax Filing Status for Same Sex Couples[…]

IRS Releases Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2014

  The Internal Revenue Service today issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to  use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud. The Dirty Dozen listing, compiled by the IRS each year, lists a variety of common Read more about IRS Releases Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2014[…]

This Simple Tax Error Could Be Costing You Over $2,800

  “Tax” has become a four-letter word in political discourse, but whether you think companies should pay less or rich people should pay more, there’s one thing most Americans can agree on: They’d be happy if their annual tax bill dropped. The funny thing is, more than two-thirds of us actually prefer to pay more than we Read more about This Simple Tax Error Could Be Costing You Over $2,800[…]

Tax News

Tax News     Q:If I move overseas and work there next year, will I still have to pay U.S. income taxes on the income I earn abroad? — R.B., New York   A: As with many tax questions, it depends on numerous details. If you’re a U.S. citizen or resident alien, “your world-wide income generally Read more about Tax News[…]

Who Gets The Most Federal Spending for Their Tax Return Dollars?

Figuring out how much you get on your tax return is a tricky business.     In a report this week, the Tax Foundation attempts to answer the question. It compares how different income groups benefit from federal spending — directly and indirectly — for every tax dollar they pay. The broad takeaway: The bottom 60% of Read more about Who Gets The Most Federal Spending for Their Tax Return Dollars?[…]

How to Prevent thieves from Stealing Your Tax Refund Before it Hits Your Bank Account

How to Prevent thieves from Stealing Your Tax Refund Before it Hits Your Bank Account       According to the IRS, the average non-business taxpayer spends eight hours and $120 per year preparing their tax return. That’s a lot of time and money to invest in something you probably don’t want to do in the first Read more about How to Prevent thieves from Stealing Your Tax Refund Before it Hits Your Bank Account[…]