Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Taxes and Money

What is Form 1040?

Find out if you need to file Form 1040.

Is there any benefit to filing my return early?

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

What is the Earned Income Tax Credit?

Find out how the Earned Income Tax Credit can impact your tax return.

The IRS is open for business: why e-filing is a smart choice

The IRS officially kicked off the 2017 tax season today, marking the first day the agency begins accepting both e-filed and paper income tax returns. If you’ve already completed your 2016 return – great! Your return is one of the first in line for processing by the IRS. If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, […]

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.

New Affordable Care Act tax scam: what you need to know

Every year scam artists devise new schemes to defraud millions of people.  In recent years, it seems one of the most popular systems to target is the IRS. Unfortunately, fraudsters are at it once again – posing as the IRS in an attempt to steal taxpayers’ hard-earned money. To keep your bank account and private […]

Tax facts for members of the Sharing Economy, including Uber and Lyft drivers

The business of sharing your car with a total stranger or using it to run various errands is becoming a multi-billion dollar marketplace and many people are taking advantage of this new-age way to earn a buck. In fact, between 2012 and 2015, 10.3 million people made money through platforms such as Uber, Lyft and […]

3 Ways to Avoid a Gift Tax

If you give away generous sums of money to a friend or family member, you may be required to pay a gift tax to the IRS.  However, with a little planning, you can afford to be quite generous before you have to break out Form 709 to report the amount and be on the line […]