Darla Tierney

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Demystifying the Individual Health Care Mandate: The Basics

The Supreme Court upheld the provision of the Affordable Care Act requiring most individuals to maintain a minimum level of health insurance or pay a penalty. What does that mean for you?

IRS Grants Extra Time to Taxpayers and Preparers Affected by Hurricane Sandy [NEWS]

The Internal Revenue Service today announced it is granting taxpayers and tax preparers affected by Hurricane Sandy until Nov. 7 to file returns and accompanying payments normally due today.

Tax Scam Alert: Remember, Dot Gov is the One You Love

There’s a new tax scam circulating. Here’s how to make sure you’re not a victim.

October is the New April: The Extension Deadline is Monday!

If you filed for a tax extension, your tax deadline is Monday, October 15th!

Don’t Let October 15th Creep Up on You

Did you file an extension? Your October 15th deadline is appraoching. Get on top of it now — especially if you’re prone to procrastination.

Can You Deduct Your Moving Costs?

So, you scored a new job in a new city and now you have to relocate. Exciting! Also: expensive. But you may be able to deduct some of the costs associated with your big move.

Will the London Olympics Be Among the Most Expensive Games Ever? [INFOGRAPHIC]

As we count down to Friday’s Opening Ceremonies in London, the 2012 Summer Olympic Games are on track to be some of the most expensive in history. Here’s why.

Tax Tip: A Tax Credit to Offset Day Camp Expenses

Did you know that The Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit can help to offset the cost of your child’s day camp this summer?

Yes, We Spend $600 Million on Fireworks [INFOGRAPHIC]

Our latest infographic takes a closer look at the less glamorous side of fireworks — from the dollars that go up in smoke to the fingers we burn. Happy Fourth; please light responsibly!

The Tax Deadline for Americans Abroad is Approaching!

Did you qualify for the automatic two-month tax filing extension back in April? If you’re a U.S. citizen living and working abroad and received the automatic extension, your June 15th deadline is just around the corner.