Tax Lounge Blogs

I’ve tripped over my last stuffed animal. This year I’m not getting my kids the traditional Valentine’s Day “surprise” – a stuffed toy and a chocolate something. They seriously don’t need it. However, they do need a little dose of unselfish giving – and, honestly, don’t we all.  

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, February 11, 2013

The process of filing income taxes can be stressful and tedious for many Americans, but a large number look forward to receiving a large tax refund from Uncle Sam when it's all said and done. The q

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Tuesday, January 22, 2013
With 9,000 pages, over 4 million words, and an average of one change per day, the tax code is one complex document to decipher. It’s no wonder over 84 million taxpayers will opt to use a paid tax preparer this tax season.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, January 18, 2013
The grandfather of taxes has said it: “I’m starting my 44th tax season looking at the worst delays in filing I have ever seen.”
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, January 18, 2013
Just because the IRS has stated they won’t be ready for tax returns until January 30, doesn’t mean you have to sit around and twiddle your thumbs.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Tuesday, January 15, 2013

We’re turning the calendar to a new year! And for most people that means turning over a new leaf too. Are you with the majority of Americans who will include healthy habits alongside better organization as a few of your New Year resolutions? 

 

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, January 02, 2013
For many, it’s not too late to spend that Flexible Spending Account. Some employers have an extension of two and a half months in their deadline, allowing many of us the chance to spend the remainder before we lose it. Great! Now – what can I buy that doesn’t require a prescription?
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, December 31, 2012

Many Americans have been concerned about the “Fiscal Cliff” and I even wrote about how it was going to take a Christmas Miracle to save us from going overboard.  However, one common misperception about the cliff is that it only applies to 2013 taxes.

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Saturday, December 29, 2012

During the holiday season, with all the online shopping, credit card swiping and phone orders, we tend to forget about identity theft. Or perhaps during the jolliness of the season, we don’t want to think about it. And you may

Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Here is a playful twist on the famous poem “Twas the night before Chrismas  Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the good ole USA, All of its fine citizens were stirring, and many were quite worried Their financial

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Friday, December 21, 2012