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How to give now with tax day in mind

NEW YORK (MainStreet) — The Internal Revenue Service recently published Tax Tips for ‘The Season of Giving’ reviewing the rules for claiming a tax deduction…


What the dreaded “Fiscal Cliff” means for you

Don't jump off the fiscal cliff ' learn about it!With everyone talking about the fiscal cliff these days, it’s easy to worry we might all…


Choosing a beneficiary for your IRA or 401(k)

Selecting beneficiaries for retirement benefits is different from choosing beneficiaries for other assets such as life insurance. With retirement benefits, you need to know the impact of…


State Property Taxes

If you're getting ready to buy a home, you must plan beyond the monthly mortgage payments ? there are also property taxes to consider. Property…


State Sales and Use Taxes

Sales tax generally applies to the retail sale, use, rental, lease, or consumption of tangible personal property and some services. Sales tax is paid by…


Why Does Everyone Hate Property Taxes?

There are not too many people who enjoy paying property taxes.In fact, you will probably be hard pressed to find one person who likes giving…


Property Tax Relief

Since 2006, the median price of a home in the United States has declined nearly 20%. Because local tax assessors use historic trends (e.g., the…


Tips for Lowering Your Property Taxes

If you could lower your property tax would you do so immediately? Of course you would. The less you pay in property tax the more…