Apr 2nd, 2015

In Love and Tricky Taxes: Filing a Return with a Non-Citizen Spouse [VIDEO]

When two U.S. citizens get married, their tax situation changes. When a U.S. citizen marries a non-citizen, their tax situation gets incredibly complex. Leer en español. If you married a non-citizen, you have to start by determining whether you have a valid marriage for tax purposes. Then, if you have a valid marriage, you must […]

Mar 30th, 2015

Odes From the Code, Or, Why Nerdy Tax Professionals Are Awesome [VIDEO]

Tax pros are nerds. I don’t mean the pocket-protector-using, plastic-rimmed glasses-wearing stereotype that may come to mind. Come on! It’s 2015! You’d have to get a look at a tax pro’s smartphone apps to really judge their nerdiness. Imagine Shadowmagic instead of CandyCrush or an expense tracker instead of Facebook. I mean, how many people […]

Feb 6th, 2015

Would You Rather: The Tax Edition [VIDEO]

Would you rather: Cook a seven course meal or prepare your tax return? What if the choice were between a 60 minute workout and filing your taxes? Our contributor Yoly Mason weighed in on what she’d rather do instead of working on her taxes. There are some people who would rather do ANYTHING other than […]

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Jan 31st, 2015

What I Learned: Kids and Taxes [VIDEO]

Since joining H&R Block, I’ve read and written and learned a lot about taxes. I have the privilege of working very closely with our talented team at The Tax Institute and constantly ask them questions. This is especially true during tax season when so many of you – our clients – are asking us important […]

Sep 30th, 2014

3 Myths About Taxes That Newlyweds Need to Know [VIDEO]

Love and marriage, love and taxes. Wait, what? If you’re engaged, you are probably daydreaming about cake and flowers, not contemplating the changes that will come as a married taxpayer. But if you don’t give it much thought, you could fall victim to a couple of common tax misconceptions that float around. Here we debunk […]

Apr 14th, 2014

Get Last-Minute Help Filing Your Tax Return [VIDEO]

The deadline to file your 2013 tax return is tomorrow, April 15, 2014. (For most people, at least. You may have longer if you live abroad or serve in the military and meet certain qualifications.) We wanted to highlight some of the best places to get help from H&R Block in our weekly digest video. […]