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Affordable Care Act Tax Law Changes for Higher Income Taxpayers

New Affordable Care Act Taxes for Higher Income Taxpayers - TaxACT

Most taxpayers don’t need to worry about the new additional 3.8% tax on net investment income, or the additional 0.9% Medicare tax. These taxes only apply to individuals (and estates and trusts) that have income over certain levels. You generally won’t pay either of these taxes unless you make over $200,000 in one year. If […]

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 […]

The Difference Between Form 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ

The Difference Between Forms 1040EZ, 1040A and 1040

Wanting to know the true differences between the 1040 Federal tax form? These forms are actually much more similar than many people think. The only real difference between the forms is in the amount of information reported. The IRS has a list of items, which if reported on your return, require using either the Form […]

5 Common Mistakes to Avoid On Your Tax Return

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Are you spending countless hours organizing and preparing your income tax return? According to the IRS, the average American spends approximately 12 hours preparing a Form 1040 income tax return. With so much time invested, the last thing you want to do is make a mistake on your tax return – especially one that delays […]