State Tax Returns
June 19, 2013
If you are counting on your tax refund to help you pay the bills, that probably means you don’t have a lot of extra cash to employ an accountant. Fortunately, there are an...
May 9, 2013
When I get a letter from the IRS — and yes, it’s happened — I get a chill. Am I in trouble? Did I miss a deadline or overlook a tax? I hate to open the envelope.
But you've got to open it and face the question right away. If you throw the...
March 21, 2013
You do — which comes to most people as a surprise.
You probably know that you owe a nanny tax on the wages of a regular babysitter. That same tax applies to any household employee. That includes someone you hire to clean your house, even...
February 28, 2013
When you receive a windfall — whether it’s an inheritance from a relative, winnings from the lottery or gambling, or proceeds from a legal settlement — you may be...
February 28, 2013
Even if you take great care in preparing your federal income tax return, you may realize that some of the information you provided is missing...
February 27, 2013
NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Did you move because of a new job or a job location last year? You may be entitled to an “above-the-line” deduction for your unreimbursed moving expenses.
February 12, 2013
When you’re hunting for tax savings on your 2012 returns, comb through the way you paid your taxes in the past. You might have missed an easy write-off that’s waving its hand and shouting, “look at me!” For example:
January 30, 2013
Do you know which documents you're going to need to file your income tax return? If you are not sure you should pay attention to this tax return documents checklist in order to make sure the IRS receives all your pertinent tax documents....
January 23, 2013
Most people get their taxes done by an accountant. However, there are also a lot of people that use tax software. There are pros and cons to each tax preparation method and the ideal choice depends on your specific situation. CNBC contributor...