Tax Lounge Blogs

Remember back on April 15, when you asked the IRS for that six-month extension to file your tax return? Well, the IRS tax filing deadline for 2014 is almost here. You must file your 2013 tax return by October 15. If you haven’t already filed, now is a good time to start pulling together the paperwork you will need.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The call comes to your home. Caller ID suggests it’s the IRS. You answer. Soon you’re assaulted by the voice on the other end of the line. “This is the Audit Department of the IRS,” the caller says. Then he says your name. “Our records show that you have committed tax fraud,” he continues. “You must pay the IRS or you will be arrested.”
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Many Americans are fully aware that getting married will have a profound impact on their lives in a large number of ways, but one which they might not always consider is that it typically reduces a person's tax liabilities significantly. 

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, August 20, 2014

What if I told you that in just a few short weeks you could learn what’s necessary to pursue a new career or generate a second income? Taxes are complicated, especially when it comes to doing your own. The tax code itself is just as confusing.

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time flies by so quickly! Just 6 months ago you were attending your college graduation, and now the time has come to start repaying your student loans. When scholarships or a part-time job just isn’t enough to cover the cost of tuition, you may have to resort to assistance in the form of loans.
It’s a common question come tax time. With families investing so much time and money into school supplies, uniforms, private school tuition, and even those notorious school lunches, they want to know what – if anything – is tax deductible.
Posted To: Madelyn Lewis Insley By: Madelyn Lewis Insley on Thursday, July 24, 2014

Don’t be scared to take on the commitment of being a homeowner as it’s one of the most fulfilling financial moves you’ll make in your life! Nothing compares to the excitement of buying a home. Yes … it’s a major step, but it’s also a major investment.

Posted To: Tonia Tuckers Blog By: Tonia on Thursday, July 17, 2014
Perhaps it’s the renewed hope spring brings after a harsh winter, or maybe it’s running into old friends at your high school reunion; for whatever reason, summertime seems to be the season when people decide to make life changes. Whether it’s moving to a new town, changing schools or even looking for a new job.
Posted To: Matts Blog By: Matt Finneran on Monday, July 14, 2014
If the IRS decides to audit a taxpayer, the first thing that usually happens is an audit letter is received in the mail. Some taxpayers may feel that an audit is a personal attack from the IRS, when the reality is their selection could be as simple as a computer pulling their number.
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Setting aside money every month for my medical expenses is one of the best decisions that I’ve made for my family.  When you have two boys that often play “Superman” and try to beat all odds … well, the outcome usually isn’t the best. Let’s just say that my flexible spending account gets used quite often. 
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, June 27, 2014