Family and Taxes
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...
March 21, 2013
You do — which comes to most people as a surprise.
You probably know that you owe a nanny tax on the wages of a...
March 17, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — American newlyweds have cleared one financial hurdle already, paying on average more than $25,000 for a wedding in 2012, according to...
February 28, 2013
When you receive a windfall — whether it’s an inheritance from a relative, winnings from the lottery or gambling, or proceeds from a legal settlement...
February 26, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — If you are paying alimony you may be able to claim an “above-the-line” deduction on your 2012 Form 1040. To be deductible alimony payments must be in cash (or check)...