taxes

Busting Tax Refund Myths
  • Busting Tax Refund Myths

Busting Tax Refund Myths

By |June 14th, 2016|

How much do you really know about filing federal taxes? Each of us does it every year, but the process often remains a mystery even so. We often fall prey to tax myths, thinking that we need an accountant to get a big refund or assuming that our largest potential refund probably is probably […]

4 Ways Your Wealth Is Hijacked
  • 4 Ways Your Wealth Is Hijacked

4 Ways Your Wealth Is Hijacked

By |May 6th, 2016|

The emphasis put on the stock market can act like a giant magic show, leaving us oblivious to where most of our wealth is eaten up, systematically, month after month. This cannibalization of wealth happens no matter if the stock market is up or down. Let me share with you 4 ways your wealth […]

Fintech Tools For Investing Your Tax Refund
  • Fintech Tools For Investing Your Tax Refund

Fintech Tools for Investing Your Tax Refund

By |April 4th, 2016|

It’s tax season again and for many people that means figuring out what to do with your refund check. Last year, the average refund was about $3,000, a decent chunk of change for a young professional looking to start investing.

Recent surveys show that while millennials are attempting to save more than previous generations, a […]

Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing
  • Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

Tax Benefits of Real Estate Investing

By |December 18th, 2015|

Real estate investing affords certain tax benefits when it involves the direct ownership of a property. For example, investors are able to deduct the value of mortgage interest as well as certain expenses associated with leasing the property, such as maintenance or repairs.

For investors whose real estate holdings are limited to a real estate investment […]

Five Financial Things to Do Before Year End
  • Five Financial Things to Do Before Year End

Five Financial Things to Do Before Year End

By |November 24th, 2015|

By Linda Davis Taylor,
Author of The Business of Family: How to Stay Rich for Generations

The end of a year is filled with so many things — holidays and family, goal-review and goal-setting, and decluttering (closets, desks and paperwork) so you can start your new year organized. While it can be challenging to get everything […]

Self-Employment Taxes Got You Down? How You Can Reduce Your Burden
  • Self-Employment Taxes Got You Down? How You Can Reduce Your Burden

Self-Employment Taxes Got You Down? How You Can Reduce Your Burden

By |September 28th, 2015|

Being self-employed has many benefits. After all, most jobs won’t let you wear your bunny slippers to work. There are also some drawbacks, though. Most self-employed individuals work much more than a standard 40-hour workweek, for example, and there is the dreaded tax situation.

Anyone who has ever collected a paycheck is aware that Uncle […]

The E*Trade Education Center – Maximize Tax Efficiency in Your Investments
  • The E*Trade Education Center – Maximize Tax Efficiency in Your Investments

The E*Trade Education Center – Maximize Tax Efficiency in Your Investments

By |April 8th, 2015|

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of E*TRADE for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.

With the last day to file your taxes just two weeks away, it’s time for many of us procrastinators to start getting this financial chore out of the way. There are plenty of tax services out […]

Affordable Care Act and Your Tax Refund
  • Affordable Care Act and Your Tax Refund

Affordable Care Act and Your Tax Refund

By |March 17th, 2015|

As the old saying goes, “The only guarantee in life is death and taxes.” While it may only be October, it is never too early to worry about your taxes.

Customers counting on their tax refund to catch up on bills, bolster their bank account, or just to buy themselves (or their family) something nice […]

Accountants’ Advice on Small Business Tax Troubles
  • Accountants’ Advice on Small Business Tax Troubles

Accountants’ Advice on Small Business Tax Troubles

By |April 30th, 2014|

At this time of year, taxes are on a lot of people’s minds. For small business owners in particular it can be quite stressful. Check out the following infographic for some interest data about small business taxes. The data was compiled by surveying 400 accountants in the US.

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You Can Call Me a Rocket Scientist, As I Did My Taxes!
  • You Can Call Me a Rocket Scientist, As I Did My Taxes!

You Can Call Me a Rocket Scientist, As I Did My Taxes!

By |March 28th, 2014|

The following is a guest post about taxes. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Taxes are so complicated. Doing taxes is just about the scariest thing ever. To make your life a little simpler, here is a post that will help you understand how you […]