Tag: Tax Laws

14 Changes That Will Affect Your Taxes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Many of the things we think of as our “personal life” – getting married or divorced, having a baby – are actually very important to our taxes. Chances are, one of these 14 items applies to you. Take a look and make sure you are taking advantage of deductions and are prepared come filing day. […]

Health Care Q&A Series – Medical Deductions

We continue our series on the Affordable Care Act and how it affects you. This week’s question is about medical deductions, which we discussed in more depth previously. See all of our Health Care posts for more information.   Can I still claim medical expenses as an itemized deduction?             […]

Top 3 Things to Do Now To Save At Tax Season

Don’t wait until you’re filing your tax return to think about taxes. Spending a moment now can help you come out ahead next spring. Here are the top three things you can do now to save time and money at tax time. 1. Can you defer any income until next year (or even later)? This […]

The Military & Taxes [INFOGRAPHIC]

It is Veteran’s Day and we want to take this time to thank and salute all those that have and are currently serving our country. Our military and their families sacrifice much. As a small token they are afforded some tax considerations and below we break down some of the tax benefits that are available […]

Your Small Business and Taxes

Starting a new business on your own can be both intimidating and rewarding at the same time. Hopefully; with a solid business plan and proper guidance those stepping-out on their own will be successful. To make this process a little easier, here are some basic tax considerations a new business owner should take into account. […]

Freelancer Friday: The Home Office Deduction

For many freelancers their home is also their office.  If you work in a home office regularly you have probably heard about a possible tax deduction.  So what’s that home office deduction all about? We have good news, you have the option to use a simplified method to claim this deduction in 2013. The requirements […]

Health Care Q & A

The Health Insurance Marketplaces are open and we all face a lot of new information and many choices.  We know that you have a lot of questions and we are here to help. In our health care Q&A series we will answer some of the top questions that we are seeing.   Do I need to […]

How Will the Government Shutdown Affect Taxes

ED NOTE: The government shutdown is on everyone’s mind right now. While we can not help with how long this may last we did break down how it will affect your taxes. We will continue to watch this and stay on top of how your taxes will be affected and we will get through this […]

Your Quarter-Life Financial Crisis: How to End it Now

Ed note: None of us are strangers to quarter-life crises, and while there’s no hard and fast solution to “growing up,” there is one thing we can all do to make ourselves feel better: manage our money well. If you’re around 25 years of age, but not sure if you’re doing a good job handling […]

Paying Taxes in Every State!? Taxes & the Pro-Athlete

ED Note: Many people around the country will turn on their TVs tonight to watch the beginning of another NFL season.  Those of us watching are likely not thinking about the tax bills that come with all of the fanfare of the games.  But for the professional athlete that participates, taxes can be rather complicated. […]