New laws from Congress will impact certain filers, and here’s why your 2017 early tax return will be delayed for several weeks.
As you start working and making money, you are supporting yourself through your life and education. It’s inevitable, and everyone goes through it. But it does look different for everyone. You may be living with your parents, or your parents may be paying for college. Or your parents may be giving you money to help […]
It’s true. You can file your taxes until Tuesday April 18 this year. (Don’t forget to check out all these Tax Day Freebies too so you don’t get stressed out by the mere fact that it’s Tax Day!). So while you don’t have a whole lot of time, you do have enough time to get yourself […]
It’s tax season – which means money is on most peoples’ minds. Getting a tax refund is a big part of that driver. Most people hope for a refund and look forward to getting their direct deposits (who gets a paper check anymore)? But doing your taxes can be hard, or so the mainstream media […]
Each December and January, the #1 question I get asked is simple: “When can I file my taxes?” You’d think it would be an easy one to answer too, but it’s never the same each year. Why? Because Congress always enacts last minute tax changes and then the IRS has to create forms to match. […]
The IRS claims that the average tax refund for individuals is almost $3,000. For many Americans, that is a windfall amount of money to receive — almost like a raise. While I don’t technically condone any of these ways to spend $3,000, I would love to hear stories if anyone has tried to do these! 1. […]
Now that you’re in college and working, it is most likely the first time you’ve had to file your own taxes. Congratulations, that is a huge step forward in life, but it is also annoying to have to give up some of your hard earned cash to Uncle Sam. Here are a few things you […]