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Mar 16 2014

Do not forfeit past tax refunds

Does this sound familiar? A few years back your yearly earnings were pretty low so you figured you wouldn’t owe any income tax. Thus, when April 15 rolled around the following year you didn’t bother filing a tax return, knowing you wouldn’t be penalized. Big mistake. Even if your income fell below the threshold at …

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Aug 16 2013

The devil is in the taxes-My foolproof plan will rescue our society from the sleazy grasp of special-interest politics.

While pretty much everybody agrees that the U.S. tax code is a mess, nobody does anything about it. Oh, politicians talk about doing something, but mainly what they do is make it worse. There’s a reason for this. You. You’re the reason. People, alas, tend to be greedy and selfish and their attitude toward taxation …

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May 06 2013

Escape tax surprises

Many taxpayers have more taxes withheld from their pay than necessary. You should try to have your income tax withholding match your actual tax liability, especially if you normally get a large refund and you would like more money in your paycheck. If not enough tax is withheld, you will owe tax at the end …

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Jul 21 2012

Personal financial change: adjust withholdings

According to Clay Sanford, IRS spokesman one should try to have their income tax withholding match actual tax liability. If not enough tax is withheld, you will owe tax at the end of the year and may have to pay interest and a penalty. If too much tax is withheld, you will lose the use …

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Jun 11 2012

Tax amnesty deadline looms

Texas Comptroller reminds businesses of upcoming tax amnesty period Texas Comptroller Susan Combs is reminding businesses they can soon begin clearing up their tax records without penalty and interest when the state’s Fresh Start tax amnesty period begans June 12. The tax amnesty covers taxes and fees that were originally due before April 1, 2012. Businesses …

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May 21 2012

Crushing college dreams

On the very day that student loan debt reached the $1-trillion mark, Senate Republicans blocked a vote to extend the 3.4-percent interest rate on student loans for another year. By Marc Morial As graduation season swings into high gear, a new economic crisis confronts thousands of this year’s high school and college grads — crushing …

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Jan 05 2012

Borrowing and financing, there’s a difference

By Mary Hunt OK, my Dear Readers, I have a question for you: Is there a difference between borrowing and financing? Don’t stress. I’ll tell you: There is, and understanding the difference is important to your financial health. Debt is the result of both borrowing and financing. But think of debt as a rope. You …

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