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.
May 13, 2015
If you ever want to check your IRS refund status, you have several options available to you. Thanks to technology, taxpayers can...
May 7, 2015
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 11, 2015
Below are the tax rates and related numbers that you will need to prepare your 2014 income tax return, which is due by April 15, 2015.2014 Income Tax Brackets
There are 7 tax brackets for the Federal income tax: 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%,...
January 30, 2015
Spring has arrived and April 15 will be here before we know it, but many of us won’t be ready to file our tax returns in less than a month.
Thankfully, the IRS allows taxpayers to request an extension of time to file, as long as the...
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.
July 28, 2014
The purpose of Tax Form W-4 is simple ― it is used by your employer to withhold the proper amount of federal income tax from your paycheck. The IRS recommends that employees submit a new W-4 tax form each year, or any time their personal or...
July 14, 2014
“The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the taxidermist leaves the skin.” — Mark Twain
If you’re like most people, you do not enjoy filing taxes. You...
June 27, 2014
When it comes to taxes, wouldn’t you love to be able to use the same annoying excuses as the IRS?
Rep. Steve Stockman (TX) thinks so. He even came up with the legislation.
It’s called “The Dog Ate My Tax Receipts Act” and it...
May 30, 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.
May 5, 2014
If you happen to miss the filing deadline (April 15th), you should still try to file your income tax return as soon as possible — especially if you owe additional taxes.
The longer you wait to file your tax return, the more penalties and...