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Tax Preparation

Married Filing Jointly

Tax Considerations for Newly Married Couples you’re getting married, taxes are probably the last thing you want to think about. However, it is still important…


How Are Social Security Benefits Taxed?

Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Your Social Security Income?One thing that many new retirees forget is that they may need to pay taxes…


How to Avoid Tax Scams

The IRS Zeroes In On Tax FraudEvery year, the IRS publishes a list of the “Dirty Dozen” tax scams that pose the most danger to…


Tax Breaks for Charity Work

Income Tax Deductions for Charitable ContributionsAs you may already know, the IRS provides tax deductions for charitable contributions that you make to a qualified organization.…


Reporting Gambling Income and Losses to the IRS

The Tax Consequences of Being a Casual GamblerGambling — whether it’s at the racetracks, the casino, or the lottery — is a source of entertainment…


The Differences Between Taxable And Non-Taxable Income

Learn the Differences Between Taxable and Non-Taxable IncomeAs many are still recovering from the Great Recession, the idea of having income (or even excess income)…


Pros and Cons of E-Filing Taxes

Electronic Filing Is More Popular Than Ever – What Are the Upsides & Downsides? Have you always filed electronically? Never done it before? Here are…


What Is Modified Adjusted Gross Income?

Why adjusted gross income (AGI) is inadequate in your tax calculations for the IRS Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) can qualify you for a number…