Here are four specific ways you can invest your tax refund. Rather than give you a laundry of possible ideas, I want to narrow it down to just a handful of ideas that will actually work for you.
With everything that’s happened in the government in early 2019, you might be worried about when you’ll get your tax refund. Not to worry, though. The IRS is prepared to issue refunds in a timely fashion, despite government shutdowns in January.
Understanding tax evasion is essential, even though you’re not actively out there trying to evade your taxes. That’s because you can commit tax fraud unknowingly and incur immense losses when you get caught for it.
Tax time is stressful for many U.S. citizens, prompting them to put off filling out their tax forms. If you miss the tax deadline, there can be consequences, depending on your situation. Here’s what you need to know about the tax deadline, and what could happen if you aren’t on top of things.
Each option listed here gives you a way to walk through your tax filing virtually, and they all file your taxes for you with the federal and state governments. All have various levels of support and guidance when you are filing your taxes. We'll help you decide which best fits your needs.
Looking for help preparing your taxes on your own? There’s no shortage of tax prep software available for a variety of situations. As you try to decide which program to use, it can help to make a comparison. Here’s what you need to know about TurboTax vs FreeTaxUSA.
Investing in only taxable accounts might sound good, since you get more flexibility in choosing how, when, and how much to invest. But the taxes can take a big bite out of your potential earnings over time. That’s why it’s important to invest in a 401(k) if you have the option.
We're reviewing two of the most popular tax preparation options: TurboTax and H&R Block compared with a newer, and often more affordable, option: TaxAct. We’ll talk about the features, pros and cons of each product so you can make the best choice for your needs.