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Tax Tips for the Self-Employed

Special Tax Considerations for Self-Employed IndividualsThe ability to work for yourself and be your own boss is an exciting prospect. Becoming self-employed in your field…


Life Events That Can Impact Your Taxes

A change in life circumstances, whether good or bad, can affect your tax return.>> Start Your FREE E-fileHere are some instances where you will need to…


The Additional Medicare Tax

What You Need to KnowThe Additional Medicare Tax was implemented in late 2013 as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Starting in tax year…


How Does a Health Savings Account (HSA) Work?

Offset Health Care Costs With an HSAHealth Savings Accounts (HSAs) are designed to help individuals offset the health care costs associated with High Deductible Health…


Hobby Income

Is your favorite pastime classified as a business or a hobby? Here's how the IRS sees it.Millions of people enjoy having hobbies — whether it’s…


Reporting Tip Income to the IRS

Information About Tips & TaxesIf you receive tips as part of your job, it’s important to realize that all tips are considered income and are…


Tax Calendar: Due Dates for 2015

This is the IRS’ general tax calendar, which includes all the 2015 deadlines that most taxpayers will need to know.NOTE: If you file your taxes…


Income Tax Extensions Explained

Nearly everyone knows that April 15 is the deadline for submitting tax returns in the United States. Although some entities may need to file before…