Tax Lounge Blogs

These days, many Americans take part in the stock market and other types of investment in a number of different ways, and the fact of the matter is that no one approaches these efforts the same way. As such, it might be wise for most to take a careful look at the ways in which their investments will impact their tax liabilities at the end of every year, and see what they can do to reduce them going forward.

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Saturday, June 07, 2014
Summer Solstice is almost here - the official first day of summer - June 21. Kids are out of school, days are longer, nights are warmer, leaving plenty of time for some outdoor fun.
Posted To: Madelyn Lewis Insley By: Madelyn Lewis Insley on Friday, June 06, 2014

Many people recognize Memorial Day weekend as the beginning of summer, as the beaches are filled up with lawn chairs, coolers, and a constant mist of sunscreen. But as everyone celebrates the end of the school year and the start of summer, we should also remember the true meaning of Memorial Day – which is often forgotten and sometimes not even known. 

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Friday, May 23, 2014
We all witnessed the unpredictable weather this year – including storms that left inches of snow on the ground and the kids out of school for days at a time. I’m so thankful that I stocked up on much-needed emergency items last year because they were a lifesaver for me and my family. 
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Thursday, May 22, 2014

When it comes to tax planning, the way in which most Americans seem to approach it these days is by simply waiting until the next year rolls around, and then starting to work at a furious pace from January to March or even April. However, the more judicious option is the one most people learn when they're young: Slow and steady wins the race.

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
You read that right. If you really want to give mom something she’ll remember for the rest of her life, take all of her motherly duties (which are oh-so glamorous) out of her day. If you live at home, wash your clothes, clean the kitchen, make breakfast and lunch AND dinner. 
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Friday, May 09, 2014

Millions of Americans were able to get their tax forms and payments sent into the Internal Revenue Service last month, but many more were unable to do so for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately for those people, they cannot simply figure they'll pay next year and that will be the end of it, because the IRS is often aggressive in pursuing these outstanding balances.

Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, May 07, 2014
I remember my college graduation like it was yesterday. Although I had to say goodbye to all of my friends, I knew that it was a huge stepping stone towards my future … and a taste of the real world. 
Posted To: Miss Liberty Tax By: Miss Liberty Tax on Thursday, May 01, 2014
Getting a jump start on your next year’s taxes requires thought and planning. I know that taxes may be the last thing that you want to think about right now since April 15 just passed. However, it is the smartest move you could make.
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Thursday, May 01, 2014
When you are the parent of two energetic boys, summer day camp can often become your best friend. There’s just one thing – the costs associated with camp can be extra challenging on the wallet. 
Posted To: Tax Mommys Blog By: Stephanie Brenneman on Monday, April 28, 2014