Do Your Kids Need to File Taxes?

Posted by Madison on January 26, 2016

Usually filing taxes for the kids is an afterthought. Only after people scramble to finish filing in time for the tax deadline do they realize they didn’t even think about the kids. Let’s put in on the radar earlier this year. Will you remember to file taxes for your kids? If your kids earn interest […]

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How to Calculate Self Employment Tax

Posted by Madison on January 19, 2016

Did you recently start your own business and need to learn how to calculate your self employment tax to file your tax return? If you are an individual who is self employed, you have many advantages over people who are employed by companies. Of course, you get to set your own hours and rates, which […]

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When is the Earliest You Can File Taxes?

Posted by Madison on January 14, 2016

We’re pretty familiar with the tax deadline on April 15 (although it’s extended to Monday, April 18, 2016 this year). However, the first day to file taxes each year often depends on what Congress has done recently with any new laws that were implemented. This year is no different as congress signed new legislation at […]

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How Much Money Do You Have to Make to File Taxes?

Posted by Madison on January 11, 2016

How much money do you have to make to file taxes? What is the minimum income to file taxes? Let’s take a look at the requirements for the minimum income to file taxes in 2015 (and due in 2016). 2015 Minimum Income Requirements The IRS released the minimum income to file taxes in 2015. For […]

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17 Tips for End of Year Tax Planning

Posted by Madison on December 16, 2015

It’s time for end of year tax planning! Time to get your financial house in order for tax season! What could be more fun that taking a break from holiday festivities and shopping to start thinking about taxes? It seems like every year when we do our taxes, there’s a few things we wish we […]

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2015 Tax Calculator to Project Your Tax Refund

Posted by Madison on December 14, 2015

The 2015 tax calculator is here! Do you want to get an estimate of how much your tax refund will be before you file? We just updated the 2015 tax calculator with the current tax brackets, credits, deductions, and everything else you’ll need to estimate your tax refund before the tax deadline. How to Use […]

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What Might the 2016 Tax Rates Look Like?

Posted by Madison on August 4, 2015

What might the 2016 tax rates and 2016 tax brackets look like? The 2016 income tax brackets will continue to keep the 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%, 35% and 39.6% tax brackets in place from last year. These brackets were made permanent a few years ago. Each year the federal income tax brackets adjust based […]

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2015 Tax Rates & 2015 Tax Brackets

Posted by Madison on August 1, 2015

What do the 2015 tax rates and 2015 tax brackets look like? 2015 tax rates are used to file your 2015 tax return due in 2016. A few years ago the fiscal cliff deal made the tax bracket structure permanent. The 2015 income tax brackets will continue to keep the 10%, 15%, 25%, 28%, 33%, […]

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How to File for a Tax Extension

Posted by Amanda on April 15, 2015

There are certain dates that every American knows by heart: Christmas is on December 25, Valentine‚Äôs Day is on February 14, and April 15 is the tax deadline. But what if you cannot meet the tax deadline? There are certain circumstances when a person needs to file for an extension from the April 15 filing […]

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12 Occasions You May Have to Pay Taxes

Posted by Madison on April 13, 2015

With the tax deadline just a couple days away, finishing your taxes is a pretty common theme across America right now. In fact, the White House just released the tax returns for the Obamas and the Bidens. If you are the President, you have to pay tax. Here are twelve more situations you may need […]

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