Category Archives: Taxes – General

The IRS now allows verifying credentials of your tax preparer!

I’ve written before about selecting your tax preparer. I’ve received several requests from people to write about how to verify the preparer is actually good. While quantifying the quality is a difficult task, verifying that the preparer is properly licensed … Continue reading

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A quick follow up on Turbo Tax Deluxe edition

As a follow up to my recent article, it appears that Turbo Tax Deluxe has been reduced in functionality from what you may have been used to from prior years. If you need to fill Schedules C, D or E … Continue reading

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Getting ready to filing your taxes?

This is the tax season again, and many people are starting to prepare their tax returns. Some are preparing the documents to provide to their tax preparers (you might want to read this post on how to chose your tax … Continue reading

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It’s that time of the year again!

We’re at the end of another year! Usually at this time I’ll remind you of stuff and explain you some stuff. So instead of repeating myself, I decided to put together a least of my prior articles that are relevant … Continue reading

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No more “free loans” from your multiple IRAs

Starting with 2015, the IRS will start enforcing the new interpretation of the law which forbids the practice of taking “free loans” from multiple IRA accounts. What does it mean? For a long time there’s been a practice of taking … Continue reading

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“Red States” may make their poor poorer. Thanks, GOP!

Not many noticed, with all the latest news storms from Ukraine and the Middle East, but something happened in the courts on the East Coast of the US. Two specific ones, actually: US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit … Continue reading

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How to choose your tax preparer?

We’re at that time of the year again, where everyone is trying to get the most of their tax refunds. Many people are doing it on their own, and I wrote a couple of articles on how to choose the … Continue reading

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