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About Miranda Marquit

Miranda is a freelance journalist specializing in financial topics. She contributes to a number of sites, including U.S. News & World Report, Huffington Post, AllBusiness.com and Wise Bread. Miranda also podcasts about money and investing at the Money Mastermind Show and Money Tree Investing Podcast. Her personal finance blog is Planting Money Seeds.

US Treasury Continues Fight Against Tax Dodges Through Inversions

us-tax-inversionsIn recent years, a process known as “inversion” has received increased scrutiny by the public and by the government. It’s a way for businesses to avoid certain taxes by claiming to be a foreign company. These tax dodges are costing the United States millions a year in revenue, and the Treasury Department has been taking steps to […]

April 19th, 2016|Tax News|0 Comments

3 Strategies for Using Credit Cards to Pay Your Taxes

pay-taxes-with-credit-cardA few of us enjoy paying taxes. However, for some of us this is a fact of life. One way that you can get a little more out of your taxes is to use a credit card when you pay. As long as you plan ahead, and have a strategy for paying off your credit card before […]

How Do You View Your Tax Refund?

view tax refundNow that we’re getting into the tail end of tax season, it’s a good time to think about how you view your tax refund. The way you think of your tax refund can make a big difference in the way you spend it.

According to a recent survey from Capital One, only 12% of respondents think […]

How Will You Use Your 2015 Tax Refund?

2015 tax refund irsNow that tax season is underway, many people are starting to receive their 2015 tax refund. In fact, it’s no real surprise that many of those accepting refunds already have them for 2015.

But what are these Americans doing with the 2015 tax refund? With the great recession still on the minds of many, and […]

4 Tax Breaks that are Crazy — And Legit

crazy tax deductionsWhen we think of tax breaks, we normally think of the boring things we all claim: charitable contributions, Earned Income Credit, and mortgage interest. We might think about our business expenses, or deductions for things like moving and student loan interest if they apply.

However, when it comes to tax breaks, there are some […]

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