Tag: married filing separately

Married and Filing Jointly For the First Time

Ed note: It’s your first Valentine’s Day as a married couple. I’m sure you’re envisioning chocolate, roses and a rousing discussion about taxes. No? Well, here’s a few dos and don’ts of filing jointly that you might want to get squared away so you can enjoy the night. Leer en español. You’ve said “I do” to […]

Tax Time Face-Off

In the midst of filing your taxes, you have a lot of choices to make. To help you with three key decisions, we’ve brought in two of our trusted tax sources: Kay Bell of Bankrate.com and Joe Taxpayer, founder of the eponymous www.JoeTaxpayer.com. Standard or Itemized? Kay Bell: Stick with standard. “Most taxpayers claim the standard deduction on […]