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Even With an IRS Extension, You Shouldn’t Wait Too Long to File

irs extensionSo how did tax season go for you this year? Did you get them all done by February 1 and spend your refund by February 2? Or did you lose track of time and barely beat the April 18 deadline to file? Perhaps you missed the deadline entirely and ended up having to file […]

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 […]

Did You Double-Check Form 1095-A?

1095cNow that tax season is underway, it’s time to double-check your forms and make sure that your information is as accurate as possible before you file. But what if the wrong information you use to file your taxes is someone else’s fault?

This is what happened to tens of thousands of […]

March 18th, 2015|Tax Tips|0 Comments