Thursday, November 14, 2013

Want to give to a Philippines charity? Read this first - Tip of the day - MarketWatch

Want to give to a Philippines charity? Read this first - Tip of the day - MarketWatch

Why hardly anyone signed up for Obamacare - MarketWatch

Why hardly anyone signed up for Obamacare - MarketWatch

IRS Warns of New Phone Scam-Kiplinger

IRS Warns of New Phone Scam-Kiplinger

IRS Sent Erroneous Penalty Notices

IRS Sent Erroneous Penalty Notices

Who gets the most federal spending for their tax dollars? - Nov. 13, 2013

Who gets the most federal spending for their tax dollars? - Nov. 13, 2013

TaxProf Blog: Tax Exam Question: Rabbi Finds $98k in Desk Bought on Craigslist for $150

TaxProf Blog: Tax Exam Question: Rabbi Finds $98k in Desk Bought on Craigslist for $150

TaxProf Blog: What's Tax Got To Do With It? Tina Turner 'Relinquishes' (Not 'Renounces') U.S. Citizenship

TaxProf Blog: What's Tax Got To Do With It? Tina Turner 'Relinquishes' (Not 'Renounces') U.S. Citizenship

Energy-Efficient Home Improvement Tax Credits to Expire-Kiplinger

Energy-Efficient Home Improvement Tax Credits to Expire-Kiplinger

106,000 sign up for Obamacare insurance in first month - Nov. 13, 2013

106,000 sign up for Obamacare insurance in first month - Nov. 13, 2013

TaxProf Blog: Number of Taxpayers Who Renounced U.S. Citizenship Skyrockets to All-Time Record High

TaxProf Blog: Number of Taxpayers Who Renounced U.S. Citizenship Skyrockets to All-Time Record High

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Why you should never transfer money on a Friday - Tip of the day - MarketWatch

Why you should never transfer money on a Friday - Tip of the day - MarketWatch

What to do when managing money for mom or dad - TODAY.com

What to do when managing money for mom or dad - TODAY.com

TaxProf Blog: TIGTA: Tax Returns Prepared Through IRS Volunteer Programs Had 49% Error Rate

TaxProf Blog: TIGTA: Tax Returns Prepared Through IRS Volunteer Programs Had 49% Error Rate

FBI Gears Up As Nearly 17M Poised to Get ObamaCare Tax Credits | Fox Business

FBI Gears Up As Nearly 17M Poised to Get ObamaCare Tax Credits | Fox Business

How being a tax dummy cost the New York Times $60M - Term Sheet

How being a tax dummy cost the New York Times $60M - Term Sheet

Dog The IRS Bounty Hunter? Private Tax Collectors Are Coming - Forbes

Dog The IRS Bounty Hunter? Private Tax Collectors Are Coming - Forbes

TaxVox » Blog Archive » How Big is the Penalty if You Don’t Get Health Insurance?

TaxVox » Blog Archive » How Big is the Penalty if You Don’t Get Health Insurance?

Worldwide identity thieves steal millions in tax refunds

Worldwide identity thieves steal millions in tax refunds

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Friday, October 11, 2013

TaxProf Blog: Weekly Tax Roundup

TaxProf Blog: Weekly Tax Roundup

Is Innovation Inspired By Tax Policy? - Forbes

Is Innovation Inspired By Tax Policy? - Forbes

You Got a Tax Notice From the IRS, But Don't Panic - TheStreet

You Got a Tax Notice From the IRS, But Don't Panic - TheStreet

Everyone The U.S. Government Owes Money To, In One Graph

Everyone The U.S. Government Owes Money To, In One Graph: Planet Money : NPR

How to keep your kids from becoming money abusers

How to keep your kids from becoming money abusers - Jonathan Burton's Life Savings - MarketWatch

4 Things Tax Procrastinators Need to Know About Oct. 15 - DailyFinance

4 Things Tax Procrastinators Need to Know About Oct. 15 - DailyFinance

The Best Tax Moves for Fall - US News and World Report

The Best Tax Moves for Fall - US News and World Report

How Friendly Is Your State's Tax System? The Tax Foundation's 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index | Tax Foundation

How Friendly Is Your State's Tax System? The Tax Foundation's 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index | Tax Foundation

Avoid common mistakes on your extended Oct. 15 tax filing - Don't Mess With Taxes

Avoid common mistakes on your extended Oct. 15 tax filing - Don't Mess With Taxes

The government shutdown and our antiquated tax code - Fortune Features

The government shutdown and our antiquated tax code - Fortune Features

Factcheck: Boehner and the medical device tax

Factcheck: Boehner and the medical device tax

Shutdown closes tap on new beers

Shutdown closes tap on new beers

Self-help company founder indicted for tax evasion : Wsj

Self-help company founder indicted for tax evasion : Wsj

Tax Realities for Self-Employed Who Get Obamacare Subsidies - Businessweek

Tax Realities for Self-Employed Who Get Obamacare Subsidies - Businessweek

Friday, September 27, 2013

IRS News - Around the Nation | Alrededor de la Nación

Around the Nation | Alrededor de la Nación

IRS News Releases Updated 9/26/2013

News Releases for Current Month

How a Pension Could Affect Social Security Benefits

How a Pension Could Affect Social Security Benefits
If you expect retirement income from a pension and Social Security, congratulations! These two income streams, along with your retirement savings, could put you on a comfortable financial footing. However, you might not be aware that your pension could affect your Social Security benefits.

How to survive an IRS audit - St. Louis American: Personal Finance

How to survive an IRS audit - St. Louis American: Personal Finance

Teen Talk, September 26, 2013: Teens and Money Management - Tallahassee News | ABC 27 WTXL: Community

Teen Talk, September 26, 2013: Teens and Money Management - Tallahassee News | ABC 27 WTXL: Community

10 Tax Commandments....To Keep IRS Away - Forbes

10 Tax Commandments....To Keep IRS Away - Forbes

How to Save $1,000 by Black Friday-Kiplinger

How to Save $1,000 by Black Friday-Kiplinger

House Ways and Means Committee Threatens Ad Tax Deduction | Adweek

House Ways and Means Committee Threatens Ad Tax Deduction | Adweek

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

20 Inspirational Quotes ... About Taxes - Forbes

20 Inspirational Quotes ... About Taxes - Forbes

Reducing Tax Liability of Mutual Funds | Fox Business

Reducing Tax Liability of Mutual Funds | Fox Business

7 New Tax Changes Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know - Forbes

7 New Tax Changes Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know - Forbes

IRS rides 1884 'dead horse' law to defense of tax preparer rules| Reuters

IRS rides 1884 'dead horse' law to defense of tax preparer rules
| Reuters

Should IRS Regulate Tax Preparers? | Fox Business Video

Should IRS Regulate Tax Preparers? | Fox Business Video

How to make unlimited financial gifts tax-free - CBS News

How to make unlimited financial gifts tax-free - CBS News

Tax reform’s status: Heard the latest rumors? - Brian Faler - POLITICO.com

Tax reform’s status: Heard the latest rumors? - Brian Faler - POLITICO.com

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Tips for Choosing a Tax Professional | Fox Small Business Center

Tips for Choosing a Tax Professional | Fox Small Business Center

13 specific tax deductions listed on Schedule A - Don't Mess With Taxes

13 specific tax deductions listed on Schedule A - Don't Mess With Taxes

Banks lock out Americans over new tax law - Sep. 15, 2013

Banks lock out Americans over new tax law - Sep. 15, 2013

IRS Budget Cuts Hurt Agency's Ability To Go After Tax Cheats: Inspector General

IRS Budget Cuts Hurt Agency's Ability To Go After Tax Cheats: Inspector General

Claiming the Child-Care Credit for Preschool Costs-Kiplinger

Claiming the Child-Care Credit for Preschool Costs-Kiplinger

U.S. IRS tax enforcement collection, staffing both down: report| Reuters

U.S. IRS tax enforcement collection, staffing both down: report
| Reuters

2014 Tax Brackets, Exemption Amounts Likely To Save Tax Dollars - Forbes

2014 Tax Brackets, Exemption Amounts Likely To Save Tax Dollars - Forbes

Friday, September 13, 2013

Teach Your Children Well


Teach Your Children Well
In a recent survey of Generation Z (ages 13 to 22), 39% of teens and young adults said they expect to receive an inheritance and therefore don’t need to worry about saving for retirement!

IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2013

IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2013

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Individuals of the Same Sex Who Are Married Under State Law

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions for Individuals of the Same Sex Who Are Married Under State Law

Three Tax Scams to Beware of This Summer

Three Tax Scams to Beware of This Summer

Give Withholding and Payments a Check-up to Avoid a Tax Surprise

Give Withholding and Payments a Check-up to Avoid a Tax Surprise

Give Tax Records a Mid-Year Tune-up this Summer

Give Tax Records a Mid-Year Tune-up this Summer

If You Receive an IRS Notice, Here’s What to Do

If You Receive an IRS Notice, Here’s What to Do

Explore a Quick and Simple Way of Understanding Taxes

Explore a Quick and Simple Way of Understanding Taxes

Taxpayer guide to Obamacare - Sep. 9, 2013

Taxpayer guide to Obamacare - Sep. 9, 2013

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Ten Cool Reasons to Visit IRS.gov in Español This Summer

Ten Cool Reasons to Visit IRS.gov in Español This Summer

Six Good Reasons Why You Should Become a Tax Volunteer

Six Good Reasons Why You Should Become a Tax Volunteer

Back-to-School Tax Tips for Students and Parents

Back-to-School Tax Tips for Students and Parents

Give Tax Records a Mid-Year Tune-up this Summer

Give Tax Records a Mid-Year Tune-up this Summer

If You Receive an IRS Notice, Here’s What to Do

If You Receive an IRS Notice, Here’s What to Do

Explore a Quick and Simple Way of Understanding Taxes

Explore a Quick and Simple Way of Understanding Taxes

IRS Offers Tips on How to Amend Your Tax Return

IRS Offers Tips on How to Amend Your Tax Return

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Tax-Conscious Investing



Because of tax changes that take effect in 2013, some upper-income households are facing the prospect of higher tax rates on investment earnings. 

The potential for taxes to claim a larger share of investment earnings means that many people might take advantage of opportunities to invest in tax-deferred retirement plans such as 401(k)s and IRAs.

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

A Will to Help Your Children


Half of Americans with children do not have a legal will to protect their families.¹ The most common excuses people give for not having a will are procrastination and the feeling that it is unnecessary.²  If you have children, it is important to have a will, regardless of your financial assets.

Teach Your Children About Managing Money and Paying Taxes Before They Leave Home


According to a recent report released just this past Wednesday, it will cost a moderate-income, two-parent family about $241,080 to raise a child born last year to age 18, not including college expenses.* But if current trends continue, very little time or money will be spent—by parents or the education system—teaching the child about managing money and paying taxes before the harsh financial realities of life confront them.