Elizabeth Rosen grew up near Boston, MA and comes from a family of financial planners. She attended Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA where she studied professional writing. After graduation, Elizabeth moved to the West Coast and spent several years as the Senior Writer/Editor and Content Manager for Banks.com, Inc. She currently works for Remark Media as the Director of Finance Sites.
January 29, 2014
It’s pretty safe to say that everyone is interested in free tax preparation. However, a lot of people do not want to spend money preparing their taxes because they...
January 28, 2014
If you've received a notice from the IRS about back taxes, there are some practical steps you can take to address the issue.
First, if you think the IRS sent the notice in error contact the...
January 27, 2014
If there’s anything as disconcerting as having the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) call you about a tax problem, it’s having to call them. Dealing...
January 22, 2014
It is important to understand the difference between State income taxes and Federal income taxes. If you don’t, you could end up making mistakes that can cost you both time and money (such as underpaying or overpaying on your tax returns)....
January 20, 2014
Do you need a copy of your past tax return? If so, you should first decide if you need an exact copy of your return or just a simple transcript. Many taxpayers are unaware that there are differences between exact copies and transcripts. Along...
December 30, 2013
It is in your best interest to take advantage of every tax credit and deduction available to you. With tax laws constantly changing and the short-term nature of most tax relief, timing is crucial when it comes to claiming tax breaks on your...
October 15, 2013
A Federal income tax audit is a review of your income tax return to determine its accuracy and truthfulness. Note that a tax audit is not necessarily an...
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...
October 4, 2013
Sitting down with pencils, scrap paper, and income tax forms for the annual tax preparation chore is enough to give anyone a headache. Fortunately, the IRS has...
October 2, 2013