February 24, 2015
Medical expenses, especially if they are unexpected, can take a bite out of your savings. However, you may be able to find some tax relief using these tax deduction tips.Itemized Deduction for Medical Expenses
If you are...
February 23, 2015
It’s the age-old question: Should you take the standard deduction, or should you itemize your deductions?
To properly answer this question, you must first understand what the standard deduction is.The Standard Deduction
February 6, 2015
Itemizing your deductions (as opposed to claiming the standard deduction) means that you may be able to deduct certain miscellaneous expenses on your income tax return.
February 2, 2015
Beginning in 2014, the Individual Shared Responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act takes effect. This means that each and every taxpayer (and family member) is now required to maintain basic health insurance, also called “...
January 27, 2015
Saving for your retirement through individual retirement accounts (IRAs) can have a significant impact on your taxes. IRAs are designed to give people incentive to save for their retirement, potentially offering greater tax benefits over other...
January 22, 2015
December 23, 2014
There is a tax credit or deduction available for those who have paid taxes on foreign earned income if they also paid U.S. taxes in the same year. This is a somewhat complicated option, giving taxpayers the choice to choose to either use a...
December 18, 2014
Giving to charity has two major benefits: it helps those who receive it, and it can be claimed as a deduction on your income tax return.
October 16, 2014
When you’re getting married, taxes are probably the last thing you want to think about. However, it is still important to understand the tax consequences of marriage. This article explains some basic tax considerations for newlyweds.