Free Online Efiling

Posted by Madison on December 23, 2007

In a recent carnival roundup, Steward mentioned that the IRS is offering free efiling for those who made less than $54,000 in 2007. Here’s some details about the program from the IRS: 





Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Posted by Madison on December 14, 2007

I have mentioned before that I have completed tax returns for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). If your are wondering what it is all about, here’s more information about the program:





2007 Tax Information

Posted by Madison on December 11, 2007

Finishing up your taxes? Here’s the 2007 tax limits, credits, exemptions, deductions, phase-out and exclusion numbers all in one place!





Roth 401k: What Is It?

Posted by Madison on November 29, 2007

In Roth IRA Conversion Rules Highlighted Russ commented that his employer is starting a Roth 401k plan in 2008. The Roth 401k plans are relatively new and many people haven’t heard of them yet. Employers are slowly starting to offer them to employees. Let’s explore how the Roth 401k works, the benefits over the Roth […]

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Closet, Reader Goal Update

Posted by Madison on November 24, 2007

Last week in Taxes, My Closet, and Reader Goal I created the goal of getting 150 readers per day. As incentive, if the average visitor count makes it over 150, I will donate that many items from my closet! How did we do? Results The average number of visitors for the week of November 15-21 […]

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End of Year Tax Planning and Finance Checklist

Posted by Madison on November 21, 2007

As the end of the year approaches, it’s time to think about any last minute tax strategies. At the same time, I have a checklist of things to prepare for the upcoming year. It’s more efficient to do them at the same time as many of the strategies impact calculations for next year.





Taxes, My Closet, and Reader Goal

Posted by Madison on November 14, 2007

What do taxes and my closet have to do with readers? They are all part of my goals before year end. Why not combine them into one goal? I’m going to match the number of readers in clothing donations!





Tax Deduction for Women

Posted by Madison on November 13, 2007

Finished your taxes and looking for more deductions for next year? Donate wedding attire to charity, Brides Against Breast Cancer, to receive tax deduction.