Tax Lounge Blogs

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
As the year comes to a close, the housing market remains a top priority for lawmakers and homeowners next year. In addition to high rates of foreclosure short sales, many families are still carrying n
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Friday, December 21, 2012
It’s the season for giving… and the IRS is doing their part to encourage your charitable contributions. If you itemize your deductions, your donations may be deductible when you get started on your 2012 tax return.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Friday, December 21, 2012

Sometimes we get caught up in discussions about Fiscal Cliffs, Mileage rates or if your lottery winnings are taxable.  But, then the events that tragically happened at Sandy Hook Elementary happen and we realize that we spend a lot of

Posted To: David Rocci Tax Rants By: David Rocci on Monday, December 17, 2012
Many people with second properties find themselves becoming "accidental landlords" when they rent out these homes or condos to others at various points of the year. The Internal Revenue Serv
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Monday, December 17, 2012