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  • March 24, 2014

    Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) can qualify you for a number of credits, benefits, and exclusions, which makes it important to calculate for tax purposes.

    Your MAGI is used to determine your eligibility for various Federal tax...

  • March 12, 2014

    Do you expect to get a Federal tax refund this year? There are several things that the IRS wants you, the taxpayer, to know about 2013 tax refunds.

    What’s New?

    According to their website, “The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in...

  • February 19, 2014

    Not long after you file your federal income tax return, you may find yourself asking one very important question: Where’s my refund?

    If...

  • January 27, 2014

    If there’s anything as disconcerting as having the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) call you about a tax problem, it’s having to call them. Dealing...

  • January 24, 2014

    If you owe the IRS money, there are some important factors to keep in mind.

    The first thing to note is that the IRS is like any other "lender" – they...

  • December 9, 2013

    Doing your taxes feels as fun as a trip to the emergency ward. So, you waited. And waited.

    And here you are.

    There are two main reasons people wait until the last minute to file taxes: either they owe the government money or...

  • 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...

  • October 9, 2013

    Now that the Federal government is deadlocked on the budget again, it's time to take a closer look at how we got here… again.

    A number of free digital tools can help you understand exactly how many of those hard-earned dollars were spent...

  • October 7, 2013

    Of all the IRS officials who were knocked for discriminatory practices back in May, Lois Lerner was the one who should have been the first to resign. She nodded her approval when she discovered agents under her control were using controversial...

  • October 3, 2013

    For most parents, gift taxes are not even on the radar screen while their child is enrolled in high school. But college can change everything. Suddenly, you are paying costs of living, which can add up quickly. In order to remain compliant with...