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Weekly Favorites: Online Sales Tax Closer, 8 Job Search Tax Deductions, 5 Tax Tips for Cinco de Mayo

TaxACT Weekly Favorites May 10, 2013

Weekly Favorites: May 10, 2013

Online Sales Tax closer via Bankrate
Collection of sales tax on all online purchases is halfway done. On May 6, the Senate passed the Marketplace Fairness Act, which would force online retailers nationwide to collect sales tax on purchases based on the rates in the buyer’s home city, county and state. But don’t start budgeting for the added tax costs just yet. Continue reading… 

8 Common Tax Deductions for Job Search Expenses via MoneyCrashers
Searching for a job can be a frustrating and time-consuming experience – and worse yet, it can be extremely expensive. But if you’re tax-savvy, you may be able to recoup some of your job search expenses in the form of tax deductions. Follow the rules regarding what you can write off, and save all documentation related to every write-off you take. Continue reading…

5 tax tips for Cinco de Mayo via Don’t Mess With Taxes
The fifth of May commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. It’s a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, but north of the border Americans use the day to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage. OK, we really just look for any excuse to drink margaritas and over indulge in Tex-Mex meals. Continue reading… 

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