August 31, 2017
If you are a homeowner, your home could be a great asset when it comes to doing your tax return. To encourage homeownership and energy conservation, the government provides several tax breaks geared toward homeowners. Using these...
June 16, 2016
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC or EIC), which has been around since 1975, essentially provides a subsidy for low-income working families. To claim this tax credit, you must meet certain eligibility...
November 18, 2015
Families and individuals who get their health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace may be able to offset the cost of their monthly premiums with the Premium Tax Credit.
The premium tax credit (PTC) is a...
October 30, 2015
October 28, 2015
The ability to work for yourself and be your own boss is an exciting prospect. Becoming self-employed in your field of expertise can give you the freedom to find a work-life balance that is hard to achieve when you are employed by a someone else...
October 19, 2015
If you have children, you may be able to lower your tax bill by claiming the Child Tax Credit. The Child Tax Credit is a non-refundable credit, which means it cannot reduce your tax...
October 8, 2015
A change in life circumstances, whether good or bad, can affect your tax return.
Here are some...
April 8, 2015
March 27, 2015
When it comes to tax returns, you will often hear two different terms regarding income: Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) and Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI).
Both AGI and MAGI are important in calculating the amount of...