Jan 22nd, 2014

How a Return Becomes a Refund [INFOGRAPHIC]

The W-2s have arrived. You’ve gathered all the necessary receipts from 2013. The tax forms are complete. You submit your return to the IRS, and then, what? While you are at home (patiently) waiting, the IRS is busy processing all of that tax information. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how it all works. Remember: the […]

Jan 14th, 2014

Keeping Tabs on ExPat Taxes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Fleeing the U.S. to live abroad might sound like a dream-come-true. But before you take your fantasies too far, remember this: as long as you are a U.S. citizen, you still pay taxes to Uncle Sam. Here’s a look at how many of our expatriate Americans fall under these unique tax rules. Click image to […]

Jan 7th, 2014

14 Changes That Will Affect Your Taxes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many of the things we think of as our “personal life” – getting married or divorced, having a baby – are actually very important to our taxes. Chances are, one of these 14 items applies to you. Take a look and make sure you are taking advantage of deductions and are prepared come filing day. […]

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Jan 2nd, 2014

Guide to a Stress-Free Tax Season [INFOGRAPHIC]

W-2s. AGI. 1040EZ. The acronyms and form numbers at tax time can make your head spin. Take a few hours and use this guide to make sense of what you need and what you don’t. This organizational step should make preparing your taxes a less stressful task. Ver en Español. Click for larger image Like […]

Dec 26th, 2013

Happy Returns [INFOGRAPHIC]

It isn’t crunch time for tax returns yet. However, it is a busy season for gift returns. Here’s a few things to know if you’re one of the 10% taking back a present. Click for larger image. Like this infographic? Use the code below to embed it on your site: Click image to see a […]

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Dec 16th, 2013

Charitable Giving [INFOGRAPHIC]

From bell ringers to clothing drives, December is the most charitable month of the year. Today’s infographic digs into who gives – and receives – the most charitable contributions. Also, get a few tips on what can be deducted come tax time. Click for larger image. Like this infographic? Use the code below to embed […]