Tax Lounge Blogs

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
I forgot to include a second income on my tax return. I forgot to add a dependent and missed out on a tax credit. I filed under the incorrect filing status. Did you prepare your own taxes this year and realize you made a mistake that may have affected your overall tax after it was submitted to the IRS?
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, April 23, 2014
While picking up trash or riding a bike to work may not be your ideal definition of fun, there is a greater meaning to it all. All over the world, people will be celebrating Earth Day on April 22. The day itself supports the idea of making our planet cleaner for the greater good. 
Posted To: Miss Liberty Tax By: Miss Liberty Tax on Monday, April 21, 2014
There’s been some confusion over what happens if you don’t file your taxes by April 15th. Although the IRS doesn’t come knocking on your door, they do expect for every taxpayer to file their taxes on time. 
Posted To: Miss Liberty Tax By: Miss Liberty Tax on Wednesday, April 16, 2014