From the very first post in 2013 (The Difference Between Form 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ) to the most recent (Persisting Myths About Health Care Reform), the TaxACT blog has touched a wide variety of topics.
Though with varying topics, they all point back to one consistent theme; providing personal finance and tax tips you can actually use.
Here are the top ten most read blog posts of 2013:
Surprise – Mom and Dad gave you a nice check! Maybe it’s enough for dinner, or maybe it’s more of an “early inheritance.” Either way, do you need to worry about paying tax on your gift? Continue
Although the year is winding down, there’s still time to maximize your 2013 refund. Here are 10 tips for saving more on your taxes before December 31: Continue
For 2013, new rules enacted under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 may affect how much you can deduct for medical expenses. Continue
You might lend your kids money from the time they are little – to buy a bicycle, to get that first car, or to buy a house. Does the IRS have anything to do with these family loans? Continue
Can provisions of the ACA help you pay for health insurance coverage? Starting January 1, 2014, you are generally required to have adequate health insurance or pay a penalty. Continue
You probably keep track of your itemized deductions. You may get a credit for childcare expenses, or take advantage of any number of common tax breaks. Continue
Do you have a last will and testament? Despite being told the importance of having a last will, more than half of all Americans die without one. Continue
What’s considered taxable income? Just about anything you can think of, according to this list on the IRS website. Continue
The marketplace is an online store where people can shop for health insurance, compare the various plans, and enroll in a plan. Continue
Some energy efficient improvements pay back your investment more quickly than others, however. The best energy efficient saving deals are often the least glamorous, like a tube of caulking. Continue
What was the most memorable experienced you had in 2013?