Infographics

city
Feb 11th, 2015

Most Taxed Cities and States [INFOGRAPHIC]

If it seems like you’re paying a lot in taxes, you might feel better by taking a glance at this chart. Well, unless you live in Philadelphia. Are you surprised at how these figures work out? Leer en español. Click to view larger image Like this infographic? Use the code below to embed it on […]

Feb 8th, 2015

Top Tax Tips [INFOGRAPHIC]

If this is your first time filing a tax return – you may be asking a lot of questions. There’s more than one tax form? How do I choose which one? What’s the difference between an exemption and a deduction? Why they heck do we pay taxes anyway? The history might not be as long as […]

checklist
Jan 24th, 2015

Check and Double Check That Tax Return [INFOGRAPHIC]

You are prepared. You collected the right documents. You prepared your tax return (or had help preparing it). You’re about to submit. What’s the last thing you do? Do a double-check. Some of the most common mistakes on tax returns are the most simple things. Here’s a quick rundown of the things you should verify […]

health care
Jan 22nd, 2015

Decoding Form W-2 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Form W-2. If you have regular employment, this is one of the most important things you will need in order to prepare your tax return. I know many people are still waiting on their W-2, but once you get it, do you understand what information it contains? We look at the form, line-by-line to break […]

Affordable Care Act
Jan 13th, 2015

15 Life Changes That Could Affect Your Tax Return in 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

There’s a lot that happens over the course of a year – birth, death, marriage, retirement, college graduation and more. It’s important to know that those changes don’t just affect your everyday life, they also may affect your tax return and, by extension, your refund. Whether it’s a different filing status or new credits you […]

documents
Jan 3rd, 2015

Filing Cabinet Clean-Up: Get Organized in the New Year [INFOGRAPHIC]

You know the popular New Year’s Resolutions – lose weight, save money, get organized. Here’s a little something to help with that third one. This guide can help you sort through the stack of documents, receipts and other papers that have piled up over the last year (or years). Learn what to keep and what […]