Cat and dog lovers beware! Con artists are on the prowl for folks who own or want to adopt cuddly puppies or exotic felines.
Married same-sex couples will be treated for federal tax purposes just like opposite-sex couples, according to a recent IRS announcement. Same-sex couples who were married in a jurisdiction, domestic or foreign, that recognized their marriage as legal will be treated as married for federal tax purposes even if they live in a state that does not recognize same-sex marriages as …
“Boiled down to the essentials, financial (or fiscal) planning is about two things – accumulating wealth and protecting it”. Don’t feel like these two simple things are happening? Then it is probably time to consider a financial facelift. Like its surgical equivalent, a financial facelift entails a quick nip and tuck procedure. The end result is a more streamlined, …
To encourage workers to set aside money for retirement, Congress modified the tax law in the late 1970s.
In the quiet months before the conventional season of festivities and gift exchanges begins, you might not be thinking about charitable contributions.
Most taxpayers believe that a “dependent” is a minor child that lives with them. While that is essentially correct, dependents can include children and parents, other relatives and nonrelatives, and even children who don’t live with you. There is really much more to the dependent deduction than you might at first imagine. Exemptions and your taxable income. For 2013, each …
If you’re approaching retirement, you may be wondering where to park the money that’s sitting in your employer’s 401(k) plan.
Dorm, sweet dorm. After organizing your college student’s new digs, it’s time for an extra credit assignment:
If you discover an error or omission on a tax return you’ve already filed, you can fix the mistake by filing an amended tax return.
If you are trying to finance a new business venture, you might want to check into an online option known as “crowdfunding.”