Tag Archive: Clay Sanford

Nov 16

Tax tips for holiday charitable giving

The spirit of giving seems to grow during the holiday season, and many donations are made to charitable causes at this special time of year. The IRS reminded taxpayers today to keep some important points in mind when making donations with the expectation of deducting them on a federal tax return. You can deduct donations …

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Aug 16

Back-to-school budgeting tips

By Jason Alderman Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind. “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay …

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Jul 27

Avoid tax surprise

If you have too little federal tax withheld from your pay, you could end up owing a lot of money when you file your taxes. If you withhold too much, you will get a large refund next year, but that means you gave up the use of your money for several months during the year. …

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Jul 07

Tax credit

Along with the lazy, hazy days of summer come some extra expenses, including summer day camp.  But, the IRS has some good news for parents: those added expenses may help you qualify for a tax credit. Many parents who work or are looking for work must arrange for care of their children under 13 years …

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Jun 15

Prepare for disasters

Planning what to do in case of a disaster is an important part of being prepared. The Internal Revenue Service encourages taxpayers to safeguard their records. Some simple steps can help individuals and businesses protect financial and tax records in case of disasters. “There are real benefits to being prepared for catastrophic events like tornadoes …

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May 31

Tax advice for newlyweds

It may not be high on the list of wedding plan activities, but there are a few, simple steps that can help keep tax issues from interrupting newly-wedded bliss, according to the Internal Revenue Service. “With the spring wedding season in full swing, new couples may want to review their changing tax situation,” said Clay …

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Apr 07

Great tax tips

Taxpayers have an extra weekend to file their federal income tax returns this year because of a District of Columbia holiday. The deadline for 2011 is Monday April 18, instead of April 15. “Usually, 20 to 25 percent of all taxpayers file in the final two weeks of the tax season, and about 7 percent …

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Mar 31

FAKE IRS: Don’t be swindled by fake IRS emails that may look official

Don’t be fooled if you get an univited e-mail that appears to be from the Internal Revenue Service about your tax return or refund. It’s coming from internet thieves looking to steal your personal information, like credit card or bank account numbers. The IRS receives thousands of reports each year from taxpayers who receive suspicious …

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