TaxTip

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

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 […]

bilingual
Mar 4th, 2015

Filing Taxes with a Bilingual Tax Pro at H&R Block [VIDEO]

Ed note: First time tax filers may have a lot of questions about the process – what to prepare, how to schedule an appointment and what happens during the visit. This might be especially daunting if English is your second language. We wanted to illustrate how easy it actually is to get that return filed, […]

consumer protection
Mar 2nd, 2015

Know the Facts: Common Tax Scams

Your phone rings. You look at the screen. It has a number you don’t recognize, but the caller ID appears as “IRS.” Your heart leaps into your throat. What could be wrong? You answer. Leer en español. The person on the phone tells you they’re with the IRS, they may even give a badge number. They begin […]