Be Smart: Use Your Tax Refund WiselyYou've got a hefty check headed your way, thanks to your tax refund. Don't spend it just anywhere. Instead, here are five smarter ways to use your refund money.
5 Common Filing Errors To Avoid On Your TaxesWhether you do your own taxes or you pay an accountant to help you, there are lots of very easy mistakes that many people make on their tax returns every year. Here are five of the most common tax mistakes that people make.
How To Find The Right Tax Professional For All Your Tax NeedsWhen it comes time to choose a tax professional, there are many things that a tax payer needs to understand. Here are some basic questions to ask and details to learn before hiring someone to take care of your income tax preparation needs.
5 Tax Deductions That You Should Not IgnoreFrom deducting child care and medical expenses to education costs and state sales tax opportunities, here is a look at a number of tax deductions people should not ignore when filing their taxes.
New Tax Laws Of 2016: What You Need To KnowThere are new tax laws to follow every year. Here's what you need to know about the most recent changes.
What Are The "Dirty Dozen" Tax Scams & How Can You Avoid Them?Here are the latest 12 common tax scams that the IRS is warning you about this year.
How Seeing A Tax Professional Can Help You FileConfused about whether or not to hire a tax professional? Here are a few things to consider.
What To Know Before Filing: Your Complete 2016 Tax Day ChecklistFrom gathering all possible income to understanding home and job-related deductions and the Affordable Health Care Act, here is a look at what a person needs to do when filing their taxes in 2016.
How Are Health Laws Making Tax Day More Complicated For SomeFrom understanding the 2015 tax penalties for not carrying health insurance to learning about exemptions, here is what tax payers need to know about the Affordable Health Care Act and their taxes.
Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And DonationsKnowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
What Is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?Geared primarily towards low-to-middle income, working individuals and families, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal benefit able to provide relief to those who meet specific criteria, by reducing the amount of tax owed and by increasing the amount of tax monies refunded, as determined after filing. Both single and married people can benefit from EITC, regardless of whether or not they have children or other dependents.

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