Taxes

3 Tips for Deducting Donations on Taxes

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Moving into the land of part time work in retirement from years of working full time has meant cutting down on some of the charitable giving I was able to afford more easily before. Because I still want to give back and help promote causes I feel strongly about I have entered the ranks of…

Tax Deductions for the Unemployed

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Losing your job is one of the most stressful things you can go through. However, it doesn’t give you an excuse to not pay your taxes or pay attention to tax deductions that you qualify for. Unemployment checks are taxable It is important to remember that unemployment compensation is taxable. Take it from me, you…

Top 10 Tax Deductions for Parents

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Being a parent is perhaps one of the most important responsibilities in life. It changes your life as well as your finances. And that’s why the IRS provides multiple tax deductions for it. Why not lower your taxes and get all of the tax deductions you qualify for? Whether your child was just born, is…

Last Minute Tax Tips

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Tax Day is almost here and if you haven’t gotten started yet, there’s good news. You have 2 extra days this year! Taxes aren’t due until April 17, just like last year. Why? Typically Tax Day is April 15. The deadline was delayed since it lands on a Sunday this year and the following Monday…

6 Best Online Tax Preparation Software

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For many people, tax season is a dreaded time of year. They worry about keeping up with all of their deductions, the possibility of owing a substantial tax or if they will be audited for their past years’ tax returns. However, one thing that doesn’t have to be a chore is finding a reliable and…