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When you really think about it, life is one long pursuit of knowledge. But not every lesson is free—in fact, quite the opposite. Education in the United States is quite expensive, costing anywhere from $21,000 to just under $50,000! That’s a seri...


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Scholarships: Are They Taxable?

Scholarships are free money for college, right? Well, the IRS may see it differently. Scholarships must meet certain requirements to be tax-free. Read below to know what to report! Scholarships, Defined Scholarships are monetary amounts paid to stude...

Small Business Owner? Here are the Best EOY Tax Moves

As a small business owner, you’re probably looking for ways to end 2016 successfully, for the best tax season possible. Time is closing in on opportunities like deductions, but many of the tips below can help you throughout the year. Structure Your...

EOY Bonus! Wait

Finally – your boss recognized all of your hard work, and is showing gratitude in the form of cold, hard cash! You may be mentally planning that vacation you’ve always dreamed of, but consider how the amount will be affected come tax season. ...

EOY Tax Tips for Every Taxpayer

As the end of 2016 draws near, you may be wondering how you can boost your refund and finish the year off as financially savvy as possible, setting yourself up for a successful 2017. Well, you’re in luck. Every taxpayer can take advantage of our ti...

Tax Changes for New Parents

Having kids changes a lot of things (well, everything), taxes included. Even if your baby is born on December 31st, you can claim them in April for the 2016 last year. Read below to learn how your taxes will change now and in the future. Medical Expe...

If you’re not a natural-born citizen, the IRS taxes you a bit differently. If you are from another country, and depending on when you moved to the U.S., there are three different ways you may be taxed. Learn which one applies to you, so there are n...

Demystifying Form 1099-MISC

Miscellaneous can mean pretty much anything, right? Well Form 1099-MISC isn’t for reporting any and every income necessarily, which is why it presents some confusion for taxpayers. Read below to gain some clarity on the form, and how to use it come...

Listen Up Millennials: Tax Tips for Your Biggest Refund

As a millennial, you’re probably in the middle to late stages of starting your career, with some student loans, perhaps on the lookout for a better job, and may even have a mortgage. Like other age groups, there are some tax credits and deductions ...

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