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Weekly Favorites: IRS Takes a Bite Out of U.S. Olympic Medalists’ Winnings, and more

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TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  February 14, 2014 The Pros and Cons of Tax Refunds By Kay Bell Here’s a quick look at some pros and cons of having Uncle Sam hold onto your money for months and then getting it back in a lump sum when the Internal Revenue Service gets around to it. Continue reading… Understanding […]

Weekly Favorites: Year-end Tax Tips For Retirees and Preretirees, and more

Weekly Favorites November 22, 2013 TaxACT

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  November 22, 2013 Year-End Investment Tax Issues via Kay Bell – Bankrate Portfolios get a lot of attention as year-end approaches. It’s even more intense now that the Dow is flirting with 16,000. Regardless of which way the stock market is heading, the end of the year is a perfect time to […]

Weekly Favorites: Your November Financial To-Dos, plus more

Weekly Favorites November 8 2013 - TaxACT

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  November 8, 2013 Your November Financial To-Dos via LearnVest The holidays, end-of-year tax planning, winter travel … for many of us, this will be the busiest season of the year. All the more reason to make sure your finances are in good shape through the next few weeks. Who wants to worry […]

Weekly Favorites: The Big Capital Gains Tax Mistake Homeowners Make, plus more

Weekly Favorites October 25, 2013 - TaxACT

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  November 1, 2013 Losing Your Identity In Five Easy Steps. Step One: Go To The Doctor. via Kelly Phillips Erb – Forbes I had just been transferred to radiology when I found myself in front of yet another receptionist with a computer. She cheerfully entered most of my information and then asked […]

Weekly Favorites: 10 Common Tax-Filing Mistakes To Avoid, plus more.

Weekly Favorites October 11 2013 - TaxACT

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  October 11, 2013 10 Common Tax-Filing Mistakes To Avoid via Kay Bell Thanks to tax preparation software, more of us are making fewer mistakes on our annual tax returns. But still, just one slip in entering information on your computer could end up costing you, either in the form of a larger […]

Weekly Favorites: Are Americans fleeing due to taxes? and more.

TaxACT Weekly Favorites - September 27

TaxACT Weekly Favorites:  September 27, 2013 Are Americans fleeing due to taxes? via Kay Bell (Bankrate) The State Department estimates that 7.6 million people no longer call the United States home. And while U.S. statisticians don’t track why people relocate, it’s a safe bet that lots of the moves are because of taxes. Continue reading… How the New […]

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: 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: Bump Your Take-Home Pay Up, Ways to Make Money From Home, IRS Accepting More Forms Next Week

Weekly Favorites March, 1 2013 - TaxACT

Weekly Favorites: March 1, 2013 Payroll Tax Cut: How to Bump Your Take-Home Pay Back Up by Sally Herigstad When the temporary payroll tax deduction ended in December, our social security tax deductions went back up to 6.2% of our gross pay.2% more of your pay may not seem like a huge amount. But on […]