October 8, 2015
A change in life circumstances, whether good or bad, can affect your tax return.
Here are some instances where you will need to reevaluate your tax situation:Job Changes
If you lose your job, you should be aware that unemployment...
September 30, 2015
This article gives you the tax rates and related numbers that you will need to prepare your 2015 income tax return. In general, 2015 individual tax returns are due by April 15, 2016.
If you are looking for 2014 tax rates, you can find them...
September 25, 2015
When you prepare your tax return, you have the option of claiming the standard deduction or itemized deductions.
While the standard deduction is easier to claim, about one-third of...
September 4, 2015
Millions of people enjoy having hobbies — whether it’s photography, antiquing, craft making, collecting coins, or breeding horses. It usually costs money to support a hobby, but in some cases, your hobby can also make you money.
June 10, 2015
If you have to move because of your job — whether you’re starting a new job or working at the same job in a new location — you may be able to deduct some of your moving expenses on your income tax...
June 8, 2015
The ability to work for yourself and be your own boss is an exciting prospect. Becoming self-employed in your field of expertise can give you the freedom to find a work-life balance that is hard to achieve when you are employed by a someone else...
May 15, 2015
April 8, 2015
April 2, 2015
Generally, taxpayers are allowed to claim exemptions on their tax returns that reduce their amount of taxable income. There are two main types of exemptions: personal exemptions and exemptions...
March 27, 2015
When it comes to tax returns, you will often hear two different terms regarding income: Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) and Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI).
Both AGI and MAGI are important in calculating the amount of...