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You know the feeling. While the clock is ticking toward half-past-who-knows-when, you’re staring at a stack of tax forms and receipts as your computer dares you to quit. But quitting is not an option when it’s officially Tax Day. Right about then...


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What Airbnb Owners Need to Know About Taxes

If you rent out your vacation home or investment property, you’ll need to report the income to the IRS. Here’s what you’ll owe and how you can lower your tax bill. Rental Income Is Taxable Whether you rent your entire home or just a...

Got Your Refund? 5 Ways to Spend Smart

Refunds have been rolling in since February, have you received yours? Whether it’s just hit your bank account or you’re still waiting patiently, check out our tips below on how to put it to good use, no matter your financial footing. Pay off Debt...

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You may have taken this credit before, but starting in 2016, the IRS is changing up the rules for an even bigger benefit. The research tax credit, or R&D tax credit, was started in 1981 to stimulate the economy and incentivize innovation, and it ...

IRS Unleashes Program to Fast Track Tax Disputes

If you’re a small business owner or self employed and find yourself in the predicament of a tax dispute, you’re in luck. The IRS has unleashed a new program to fast track a resolution. The program comes after a few years of pilot testing, named R...

Update: Form 7004 Gets You an Extension on Your Business' Taxes

If you need an extension to file your business tax return, we have good news: the IRS has posted a revised version of the form you need, Form 7004. This update reflects the new option to make the extension an automatic 6-month stress relief. Although...

How to Trigger a Tax Audit

The chances of getting audited are slim to none – 99% of tax returns skate by without a scrutinizing glance. However, put it into perspective: that means 1.2 million individuals were audited. So how to reconcile these stats? Know what makes you mor...

From Limitations to Appeals: Everything You Need to Know About Wage Garnishment

Wage garnishment – the last resort for debt collectors and cause for a great deal of panic by those affected. You may be far behind in credit card bills, child support, or alimony (more on that below), and need a solution, fast. Read below for ...

How to Prep for the 2017 Tax Season Now

Happy 2017! We’re firm believers in never too early, never too prepared for tax season, and January is the prime time to start. In addition to getting back to the gym regularly, make getting your taxes in order (and filing early!) a resolution that...

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