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Aug 15 2015

Summer Move:  Expenses May Be Deductible

Many people with children find it less disruptive to move during the summer months when school is not in session. Although moving can be costly, some expenses may be deductible on your federal income tax return. If you moved due to a change in your job or business location, or because you started a new …

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Jul 23 2015

IRS SCAMMERS: Five Ways to Know if There’s an IRS Imposter on the Phone

DALLAS — The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. These callers may demand money or may say you have a refund due. Bottom line—they try to trick you into sharing private information. These con …

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Feb 07 2015

AARP Offers Free Tax Assistance

This year, AARP Foundation is again providing free tax assistance and preparation for taxpayers with low to moderate income through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. In its 48th year, the program is the nation’s largest free tax assistance and preparation service, giving special attention the older population. You do not need to be a member …

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Oct 11 2014

Tax Benefits

For millions of Americans, 2015 open enrollment for employer-provided benefits is right around the corner. While it may be tempting to simply opt for the same coverage you have this year, doing so could cost you hundreds – or thousands – of dollars in tax savings. Have I captured your attention? Find out if your …

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Sep 25 2014

Tax Benefits for Education

The price of higher education can be expensive for students and parents. The IRS offers these tips about education tax benefits that can help offset some college costs. Tax credits, deductions and savings plans can help taxpayers with their expenses for higher education. A tax credit reduces the amount of income tax you may have …

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Nov 23 2013

Understanding the ‘Kiddie Tax’

For something whose nickname sounds so innocent, the “kiddie tax” certainly can wreak havoc on unprepared taxpayers’ yearly returns. Congress first introduced the kiddie tax as part of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 to discourage wealthy parents from sheltering their investment income in accounts under their children’s names, thereby avoiding paying taxes on the …

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Oct 09 2013

Lower income? Don’t pass up the saver’s credit

In 2002, Congress passed legislation to create an income tax credit designed to encourage lower- and middle-income people to save money for retirement. The saver’s credit, worth up to $1,000 a year for individuals ($2,000 for couples filing jointly), rewards people for contributing to an IRA or 401(k) plan. benefit from the saver’s credit are …

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Jul 24 2013

Lone Star State: Tax breaks for job hunters

Summertime is the season that often leads to major life decisions, such as buying a home, moving or a job change. If you are looking for a new job that is in the same line of work, you may be able to deduct some of your job hunting expenses on your federal income tax return. …

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