Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Taxes and Money

Alternative Tax Fact #6: At H&R Block, pay more for what’s yours

There are a lot of things in life that should be free but aren’t. For example, free chips and salsa at a Mexican restaurant has always been nice perk, but unfortunately, many chains now charge for the tasty appetizer. Or what about filling your tires with air when you fill up your gas tank?  It […]

What is Form 1040?

Find out if you need to file Form 1040.

Alternative Tax Fact #2: No Fee for Phone Support

A common theme in the do-it-yourself tax software industry is to promote a “free” offer, and then charge extra, unexpected fees for specific features and services. The problem here is that these features and services, which usually come in the form of an upgrade or add-on, are often things that really help filers get the […]

Is there any benefit to filing my return early?

Find out why filing your tax return early is the best decision you can make.

How are the child care tax credits different?

The Child Care Tax Credit and the Additional Child Care Tax Credit are different, but you can take advantage of both if you qualify.

How do I know if I need to file a tax return?

Depending on your gross income, you may need to file. Read on to learn more.

6 Tips for First Time Tax Filers

There’s a good chance you’ve heard people complain about having to file their taxes. And perhaps you’re a bit intimidated as a result. But, filing your taxes for the first time probably isn’t as bad as you think. Most first time tax filers just need to learn a few tax filing basics. Here are a […]

5 Reasons Not To Touch Your Retirement Funds

When you’re short on money – whether it’s due to unemployment, illness, or just the urge to buy a new motorcycle – it’s easy to start eyeing your retirement funds. After all, you’ve been contributing to them all these years. And it’s your money. If your account has gone up in value – lucky you […]