Family and Taxes


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  • September 5, 2014

    Are you trying to determine whether or not all of your income is taxable? While the IRS considers most types of income to be fully taxable, there are certain instances where your income may not be subject to tax.

    Taxable Income...

  • August 10, 2014

    As many are still recovering from the Great Recession, the idea of having income (or even excess income) subject to tax is the last thing people want to think about. 

    Generally, tax law defines income as “undeniable accessions to wealth”...

  • February 24, 2014

    This article is second in a series titled “Tax Benefits for Education.” Read the first article HERE: Tax Breaks for Tuition and Fees

    The IRS offers a variety of education tax...

  • October 15, 2013

    The summer of 2013 will always be remembered for the pair of victories awarded to gay rights by the Supreme Court.

    One ruling overturned a provision of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act and granted...

  • April 4, 2013

    If you got married last year, you’ll be checking the “married, filing jointly” box on your tax return. As a couple, your taxes will go up or down, depending on what each of you earns.

    If one of you earns most of the income, you get a...