Elizabeth Rosen grew up near Boston, MA and comes from a family of financial planners. She attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA where she studied professional writing. After graduation, Elizabeth moved to the West Coast and spent several years as the Senior Writer/Editor and Content Manager for Banks.com, Inc. She currently works for Remark Media as the Managing Editor for financial websites.
March 7, 2014
There are many reasons why you may need to obtain a copy of a past tax return. Perhaps you simply lost your copy or there is a pressing...
March 6, 2014
A tax refund is issued when the amount of income tax that you paid is more than what you actually owed for that year. Like many taxpayers, after you file your tax return you may find yourself asking one very important question: Where’s my refund...
March 5, 2014
There are many different IRS tax forms that you may come across throughout your life. However, as an individual taxpayer, you probably only need to be concerned with the basics, such as Form W-2, Form W-4, and Form 1040.
February 28, 2014
There are several different types of Federal individual income tax returns. You must use the...
February 27, 2014
Still waiting for your Federal tax refund? Remember that millions of people file their tax returns on April 15. With so many...
February 26, 2014
Checking when your federal tax refund will arrive is fairly easy. The IRS has a page on their website (irs.gov) dedicated to this very issue. If you’re worried...
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...
February 21, 2014
To figure out the status of your state tax refund (i.e. when your refund will arrive), you must first take into account how you sent in your state income tax...
February 20, 2014
When you fill out your income tax return, you must indicate on the form what your filing status is. There are five filing status options, based on marital status and other requirements.
The following filing statuses are recognized by the...
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?