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We know you don’t have to worry about your income tax preparation and tax filing until next year, but be aware of these common tax scams so you don’t fall victim in the future. If you let ...
Posted To: Tax Lounge By: Tax Ranger on Thursday, December 04, 2014
By February 15th, you should have received most of the necessary forms to begin work on your 2010 tax return.  If you haven’t received a W-2, there are a few steps you can take to track dow...
Posted To: Tax Lounge By: Stephanie Brenneman on Thursday, December 04, 2014
So we all know someone who is a pack rat.  They have their first grade spelling test, newspapers from 15 years ago, and they have their last 15 years of tax returns.  While you don’t n...
So you are an employee (receive a W-2) and you have some business expenses required for your job, but your employer does not pay you for them.  Can you take them off of your taxes? For expenses ...
I hear taxpayers say that they owe, and because of the economy they are not going to file this year.  Well, let me make it simple for you- just file!  If you fail to file, you will face a pe...
I remember my first visit to a tanning bed.  I was a sophomore in college and did not want my skin to appear day-glow white during spring break.  So, a few visits to the tanning bed turned...
Ahhh, school supplies, the smell of fresh books, and yellow buses on the road mean one thing....it is time for Tax School to start!  I know, most people say that there is no way that they would l...
So you have a passion for shoes, panache for fixing things, or joy from cooking grandma's dessert recipes.  And you decide to fuel your passion/panache/joy, and pay your bills, by selling or sh...
Do you like jumping through hoops?  Filling out itemized deductions on a Schedule A is very similar.  Trying to figure out if you can itemize your taxes (Schedule A) is like jumping throug...
As economic reports show the economy improving, Congress voted in some tax laws that will benefit taxpayers.  Now there is a simple fact that we can all appreciate.  But tax laws change ...