TaxTip

Pointers, prep tips and analysis from the experts who do this every day.

April 15
Mar 25th, 2015

Deadline Looming: What if You Aren’t Ready for Tax Day

There are 21 days left to file your 2014 tax return on time – but who’s counting? OK, we are. And you probably should be, too. There are some pretty stiff penalties if you are required to file a tax return and don’t take any action before April 15. Leer en español. There is good […]

amend
Mar 19th, 2015

Getting Everything You Deserve With Second Look

Congratulations on filing your 2014 tax return! Now, are you sure you got back the whole refund you were entitled to? Leer en español. Not getting your full refund isn’t as crazy as you might think. There are several common mistakes that frequently come up. Let’s see if any apply to you. Wrong Filing Status […]

bill
Mar 16th, 2015

How Can you Pay, if you Owe Back Taxes

Ed note: If you finished preparing your tax return only to discover that you OWE the government a large sum of money you might be upset or worried about how to pay the amount. You need to know that there are options available to you. Mike Slack, from The Tax Institute, explains. Leer en español. The […]

announcement
Mar 12th, 2015

Disappearing Dollars: Claim Your 2011 Refund ASAP

Did you file a tax return for 2011? (It was due April 15, 2012.) Don’t worry; we aren’t here to get you into any trouble. In fact, we just want to help get your money back. Leer en español. The IRS has $1 billion in refunds waiting for an estimated 1 million taxpayers who didn’t […]

community
Mar 10th, 2015

Where to Get Help With Taxes in Spanish

Ed note: Taxes can be confusing. From determining which deductions you qualify for to tracking your refund, there are a lot of questions to answer and many places to get help. However, if you most comfortable getting information in Spanish, your options could be more limited. Violeta is here to point you in the right […]

career
Mar 8th, 2015

Celebrating Working Women this Women’s History Month [INFOGRAPHIC]

Women have worked since the dawn of time (don’t try to tell me child rearing and household management isn’t work), but their employment in industry has really only taken off in the last 100 years. In honor of Women’s History Month, we look back at the important milestones, icons and economics of women working. Click […]