July 2, 2015
A tax lien is a claim against property that the government uses to protect its interests in tax debt. The IRS will place a lien against your property only after it has sent you a bill and you have not paid it. Being hit with a tax lien is a...
October 8, 2013
Property taxes are the primary source of revenue for local governments in the United States. The money collected from property taxes provides funds for local fire departments...
February 8, 2013
Due to the subprime mortgage crisis and the economic recession, millions of homeowners have found themselves struggling to make mortgage payments on properties that have lost much of their value. Aside from the onslaught of...
February 1, 2013
When you retire, you may find that there are many options when it comes to choosing where to live out your golden years.
Key factors in your decision-making will likely include climate, proximity to family, recreational opportunities, the...
January 24, 2013
The current housing market is full of foreclosed homes and properties that have plummeted in value. In fact, it has been reported that the real estate market has a negative equity gap of about $3.7 trillion, with millions of homeowners underwater...
January 16, 2013
What are personal property taxes? Do you know what determines the amount of property taxes that you'll pay? This term is often heard but it is important to know what to expect when it comes to property taxes. Watch this informative video from...
November 15, 2012
With everyone talking about the fiscal cliff these days, it’s easy to worry we might all be jumping off of it. Thankfully, experts say there’s no need to unpack your parachutes just yet, but there may be some cause for concern if tax rates...
August 14, 2010
August 14, 2010
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 consumers at the time of purchase and collected by registered vendors. Certain goods, such as...