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Put Your Tax Refund to Good Use

Three-fourths of filers get a tax refund every year, with the average check weighing in at $2,895. Here are some ideas to put that money to good use: #1: [...]

Three Tax Break Tips for Caregivers

If you’ve ever had to care for a sick, elderly or disabled person, you know it can be difficult financially as well as emotionally. A recent study found that [...]

Tax Act Tip: Employee Expense Rules Have Changed

One of the things that’s going away under the new tax reform laws implemented this year is an employee’s ability to deduct unreimbursed expenses related to their job. Farewell [...]

Tax Law Alert: Expired Tax Breaks Revived

In the federal budget bill passed Feb. 9, Congress revived dozens of expired tax breaks retroactively for 2017. Here are the ones you may be able to use: The [...]

How to Handle All Those Forms

Your mailbox has started filling up with tax forms over the last several weeks and there are likely more to come. Getting your forms organized makes your tax filing [...]

Beware This Year’s Tax-Season Scam

Scammers were very successful last year with a scheme to pry W-2 pay stub data away from employers. The IRS warned that it may be one of several techniques [...]

Tax Season Begins: How to know whether you should file early?

Start your engines! Tax filing season officially begins on Monday, Jan. 29. Not many people file that early, but for some taxpayers it makes sense to do so. Here [...]

Tax Act News: Paycheck Withholdings Changing Now

The IRS released new income tax withholding tables that reflect the changes to the tax bracket structure in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) passed in late December. [...]

Collectibles and the Tax Collector

It typically takes a great deal of personal interest and expertise in a given field — whether it's rare art, coins or baseball cards — to judge a treasure [...]

Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

Three of every four Americans got a refund check last year and the average amount was $2,777, according to IRS statistics. Because the amount of a refund is often [...]

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