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Weekly Favorites: Tips on Back to School Items, Child Care Costs, Raising Financially Responsible Kids

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TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  August 2, 2013 8 Tips for Saving Money on Back to School Items via Ellie Kay As a mom of many, I’m something of a veteran when it comes to organizing and conquering the back to school barrage. Here are some tips to save money and sanity while experiencing the most wonderful […]

Weekly Favorites: 6 Mid-Year Tax Moves, Make Storm Tax Plans, Student Loan Interest Rate Changes

TaxACT Weekly Favorites July 5 2013

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  July 12, 2013 6 Quick Mid-Year Tax Moves to Make via Kay Bell With time ticking away so quickly, we need to act now to take advantage of tax moves that could help reduce our upcoming 2013 tax bill. Here are six easy tax tasks to take care of this month. Continue […]

Weekly Favorites: Homeowner Tax Breaks, Moms Need Life Insurance Too

TaxACT Weekly Favorites June 28

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  June 28, 2013 Homeowner Tax Breaks Not As Great As You Think via MarketWatch It’s true that owning your home instead of renting it can result in extra tax deductions. Ask any realtor. Your cost of ownership is reduced by any tax savings, but those savings may not be as much as […]

Weekly Favorites: States Collecting More Tax Money, Save on Wedding Costs, IRS Can Help Look After The Kids

TaxACT Weekly Favorites - June 21, 2013

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  June 21, 2013 States Collecting More Tax Money via Bankrate A new survey indicates that taxpayers in most states should soon be seeing the benefits of their locales’ improving economic and tax collecting fortunes. Continue reading…  12 Fun Ways to Save on Wedding Costs via LearnVest Saying “I do” doesn’t have to […]

Weekly Favorites: Donation Rules, Old-School Money Tips, Credit Card Rewards as Taxable Income

TaxACT Weekly Favorites June 14, 2013

TaxACT’s Weekly Favorites:  June 14, 2013 Tax Deductible Donation Rules via Bankrate Just what is tax-exempt status? As the name indicates, it means organizations granted such status by the Internal Revenue Service don’t have to pay taxes on any profits. Continue reading…  Listen to Your Father! Old-School Money Tips for Today via Credit.com This month […]

Weekly Favorites: Mortgage Deductions, Family Loans, Tax Rules on Early Retirement Plan Withdrawals

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TaxACT’s Weekly Favorites: May 17, 2013 Where The Mortgage Deduction Really Pays via CNN Money The mortgage interest deduction is one of the most expensive tax breaks on the books, but its benefits are distributed unevenly across the country, according to a new report by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Continue reading… Family Loans: Does The IRS […]

Weekly Favorites: Online Sales Tax Closer, 8 Job Search Tax Deductions, 5 Tax Tips for Cinco de Mayo

TaxACT Weekly Favorites May 10, 2013

Weekly Favorites: May 10, 2013 Online Sales Tax closer via Bankrate Collection of sales tax on all online purchases is halfway done. On May 6, the Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would force online retailers nationwide to collect sales tax on purchases based on the rates in the buyer’s home city, county and […]

Weekly Favorites: Homeowner Tax Breaks, Hire Your Kid for Tax Breaks, May Tax Moves

TaxACT Weekly Favorites May 3, 2013

Weekly Favorites: May 3, 2013 Homeowner Tax Breaks Seem Safe via Bankrate Homeownership is one of the best, and biggest, tax breaks out there. You can deduct mortgage interest, property taxes, even make changes to your home that could help reduce any possible future tax bill. After a Ways and Means committee hearing April 25, […]

Weekly Favorites: Survive a Tax Audit, 8 Money Secrets for Moms, Tips for Those Who Owe Money to IRS

TaxACT Weekly Favorites: April 19, 2013

Weekly Favorites: April 26, 2013 How To Survive A Tax Audit via CNN Money Tax season has finally wrapped up, but audit season is just about to begin. The chances of being dealt an audit are low — about one in 100. But if you happen to be selected, you can take certain steps to make the […]

Weekly Favorites: Ways to Teach Kids About Taxes, April 15 Tax Tasks, Social Media Tax Spying

TaxACT Weekly Favorites: April 12, 2013

Weekly Favorites: April 12, 2013 3 (Good) Ways to Teach Kids About Taxes via LearnVest Nobody enjoys paying taxes, but next time you’re out with your kids and you encounter a fire truck rushing to the rescue, point it out to your children and say, Look! There goes our tax money being used to help […]

Weekly Favorites: How To Spend Tax Refund, How To Fix Personal Budget, Tax Moves To Make In April, Crazy Tax Deductions

TaxACT Weekly Favorites: April 5, 2013

Weekly Favorites: April 5, 2013 Investment Spending: How to Spend Tax Refunds and Unexpected Checks via Ellie Kay The biggest question most Americans have when they get their income tax refund is: where do I spend it? I believe that you can make a wise choice on how to use your tax refund that will […]

Weekly Favorites: Tax Scams of 2013, Tips for Using Form 1099-B, Bets are Taxable, 7 Things to Check When Filing Taxes

TaxACT Weekly Favorites: March 29, 2013

Weekly Favorites: March 29, 2013 Don’t Fall for These Dirty Dozen Tax Scams of 2013 via Don’t Mess With Taxes It’s tax-filing season, so you know what that means. It’s also peak tax scam season. In addition to collecting Americans’ tax returns (and money) this time of year, the Internal Revenue Service also keeps an eye […]

Weekly Favorites: Irrational About Tax Refunds, Claim Natural Disaster Loss, Tax Audit Red Flags, Credit Card Tax Payments Bad Idea

Weekly Favorites: March 22, 2013 - TaxACT

Weekly Favorites: March 22, 2013 Why We’re So Irrational When It Comes to Tax Refunds via Time; Business & Money A tax refund is just that — a refund of your own hard-earned money. It’s not a gift or a stroke of good fortune. The problem is that most people don’t look at tax refunds […]