Choosing the right filing status

Posted on 12. Mar, 2014 by in 2013 Taxes, Tax, Tax Reminders

Using the correct filing status is very important when you file your tax return. You need to use the right status because it affects how much you pay in taxes. It may even affect whether you must file a tax return.

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Are you eligible for the Premium Tax Credit?

Posted on 09. Mar, 2014 by in 2013 Taxes, Tax, Tax Reminders

The premium tax credit can help make purchasing health insurance coverage more affordable for people with moderate incomes. To be eligible for the credit, you generally need to satisfy three rules.

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Are your social security benefits taxable?

Posted on 05. Mar, 2014 by in 2013 Taxes, Tax Reminders

Some people must pay taxes on part of their Social Security benefits. Others find that their benefits aren’t taxable. If you get Social Security, the IRS can help you determine if some of your benefits are taxable.

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Deducting medical and dental expenses

Posted on 03. Mar, 2014 by in 2013 Taxes, Tax Reminders

If you plan to claim a deduction for your medical expenses, there are some new rules this year that may affect your tax return.

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2014 tax season opens

Posted on 31. Jan, 2014 by in

The Internal Revenue Service today announced plans to open the 2014 filing season on Jan. 31 and encouraged taxpayers to use e-file or Free File as the fastest way to receive refunds.

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2014 tax season to open January 31

Posted on 23. Dec, 2013 by in 2013 Taxes, Tax

The Internal Revenue Service today announced plans to open the 2014 filing season on Jan. 31.

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Hire veterans by December 31 for tax savings

Posted on 19. Dec, 2013 by in 2013 Taxes, Tax, Tax Reminders

If you plan to hire soon, consider hiring veterans. If you do, you may be able to claim the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit worth thousands of dollars. You must act soon. The WOTC is available to employers that hire qualified veterans before the new year. Here are six key facts about the WOTC: Hiring […]

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Three year-end tax tips to help you save

Posted on 19. Dec, 2013 by in 2013 Taxes, Tax, Tax Reminders

Although the year is almost over, you still have time to take steps that can lower your 2013 taxes.

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