You've just spent hours doing your taxes and the end result is bittersweet. You are due a hefty refund from the federal government, but owe money to your state (or vice versa). You have the dreaded split return. You may even get a net refund … [Read more...] about How To Handle a Split Tax Return
In my efforts to gather all the documentation needed to do my taxes last weekend, I ran across my son's W2 form from his part-time job. I had tucked it away with other tax related information, and it reminded me that this is the first year … [Read more...] about Teens And Finances: Filing My Teenager’s First Tax Return
I dove into the task of doing my taxes over the weekend. It's a little out of character for me to start this early, but my wife really wanted to get it out of the way. I've found the bulk of the time and effort is actually gathering the needed … [Read more...] about 6 Pieces Of Information You MUST Have Before Doing Your Taxes
It's that time of year again when we hear terms such as W-2, 1099, and 1040. Tax season is here, and it's about to go full tilt. Some will get a refund, but some will owe money to the IRS. Owing the IRS a significant sum of money could be a surprise. … [Read more...] about Taxes Season: What Should You Do If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes?