5 Ways to Invest Your Tax Refund

five ways to spend tax refundNow that you’ve (hopefully) filed your tax return, it’s time to think about what you will do with your tax refund. As you consider your options, it’s a good idea to be aware of the way your money can work for you. […]

How Should You Use Your Tax Refund?

what to do with your tax refundThe main tax season has come to an end, and many consumers are waiting for their tax refunds. The average tax refund this year (with data through April 17) indicates that the average tax refund was $2,711. That’s not […]

June 26th, 2015|Tax Filings|0 Comments

How to Make Your Tax Preparer Happy

watch out for shady tax preparers

Over the years, I’ve found that having an accountant prepare my taxes is a great help to me. My taxes are increasingly complicated with the business and the investments that have been added to my financial life. Back when I had a […]

April 7th, 2015|Tax Filings|0 Comments

Avoid the Pitfalls of Refund Anticipation Loans

tax refund anticipation loansDuring tax time, it’s common to see advertisements claiming that you can get your tax refund “early,” or even walk out of a tax preparers office with your refund in hand. Before you get too excited about this, understand that you are likely being […]

Watch Out for Shady Tax Preparers

watch out for shady tax preparersOne of the ways you can increase your tax refund and ensure that you aren’t leaving money on the table is to have a professional prepare your taxes. This year will be the seventh that I’ve used an accountant to […]