Category Archives: Taxes

Tax-Deductible Medical Expenses

The good news is that many medical expenses are tax-deductible. The bad news is that your medical expenses must total more than 7.5% of your adjusted gross income (AGI) in order for you to take the medical tax deduction. More importantly, you can only claim the medical expenses in excess of 7.5% of your AGI. […]

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Announcing the Winners of the Turbo Tax Giveaway

Congrats to the winners of last post’s Turbo Tax Giveaway: LL Susan Little Miss Money Bags Winner’s will be sent their codes shortly.   Below is a screenshot of the random numbers generated to select the winners. Happy Taxes! How to use code: Prepare your tax return online at TurboTax.com using TurboTax Premier 2010 2) […]

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Free TurboTax eFiling Giveaway

It’s tax season again and by now you should have received all of your W2’s and all other miscellaneous documents necessary to file your 2011 taxes.  I use TurboTax to do my taxes as its the easiest thing out there and saves my information from year to year.  However, to eFile, there are usually fees […]

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10 Things That You Didn’t Know Were Tax Deductible

It’s hardly news that businesses are hurting in today’s economy where money is tight, clients are paying and banks aren’t lending. If you are struggling to make ends meet, don’t despair. Things will get better and it may be sooner than you think. Tax time will be rolling around before you know it and many […]

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Common Tax Mistakes To Know If You Haven’t Filed Yet

The following is a guest post by Matt Robinson, a tax accountant at Tax Debt Help, LLC. Matt’s firm specializes in providing help with tax debt for State and Federal taxes. When filing your taxes this year you should be aware of some of the most common tax mistakes that people make. Making even one […]

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Ten-Minute Taxes for the Single Young Professional

Taxes are a bitch, all of us know this.  No one like paying them, and few of us like doing them.  I don’t know about you, but at times the language in my 1040A serves to make me feel like a moron.  Then there are state taxes and county taxes.  Considering I am young, have […]

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Ignore the Stupid Media – The Roth IRA isn't Going Anywhere

Alright, I am going to beat up on an innocent man today, but Ron Leiber’s article in the NY Times last week about Roth IRAs sent me over the edge.  I am a huge proponent of the Roth IRA, as are a lot of other personal finance bloggers (see my post on turning $5000 into […]

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Category Archives: Taxes

Tax-Deductible Medical Expenses

The good news is that many medical expenses are tax-deductible. The bad news is that your medical expenses must total more than 7.5% of your adjusted gross income (AGI) in order for you to take the medical tax deduction. More importantly, you can only claim the medical expenses in excess of 7.5% of your AGI. […]

Read the full article »

Announcing the Winners of the Turbo Tax Giveaway

Congrats to the winners of last post’s Turbo Tax Giveaway: LL Susan Little Miss Money Bags Winner’s will be sent their codes shortly.   Below is a screenshot of the random numbers generated to select the winners. Happy Taxes! How to use code: Prepare your tax return online at TurboTax.com using TurboTax Premier 2010 2) […]

Read the full article »

Free TurboTax eFiling Giveaway

It’s tax season again and by now you should have received all of your W2’s and all other miscellaneous documents necessary to file your 2011 taxes.  I use TurboTax to do my taxes as its the easiest thing out there and saves my information from year to year.  However, to eFile, there are usually fees […]

Read the full article »

10 Things That You Didn’t Know Were Tax Deductible

It’s hardly news that businesses are hurting in today’s economy where money is tight, clients are paying and banks aren’t lending. If you are struggling to make ends meet, don’t despair. Things will get better and it may be sooner than you think. Tax time will be rolling around before you know it and many […]

Read the full article »

Common Tax Mistakes To Know If You Haven’t Filed Yet

The following is a guest post by Matt Robinson, a tax accountant at Tax Debt Help, LLC. Matt’s firm specializes in providing help with tax debt for State and Federal taxes. When filing your taxes this year you should be aware of some of the most common tax mistakes that people make. Making even one […]

Read the full article »

Ten-Minute Taxes for the Single Young Professional

Taxes are a bitch, all of us know this.  No one like paying them, and few of us like doing them.  I don’t know about you, but at times the language in my 1040A serves to make me feel like a moron.  Then there are state taxes and county taxes.  Considering I am young, have […]

Read the full article »

Ignore the Stupid Media – The Roth IRA isn't Going Anywhere

Alright, I am going to beat up on an innocent man today, but Ron Leiber’s article in the NY Times last week about Roth IRAs sent me over the edge.  I am a huge proponent of the Roth IRA, as are a lot of other personal finance bloggers (see my post on turning $5000 into […]

Read the full article »