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  • Claim your money – billions in unclaimed tax dollars

    By Shanta on March 21, 2017
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    The IRS disclosed there will be more than $1 billion in federal tax refunds forfeited this year if taxpayers don’t claim them by April 18. Refunds have to be claimed within three years or they are forfeited to the government. The unclaimed $1 billion comes from about 1 million taxpayers who still haven’t filed returns for the 2013 tax year. […]
  • Clever Vacation Tips

    By Shanta on July 1, 2016
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    Summer often means vacations. And for those who wish to travel light with few surprises, here are ten clever vacation tips. The 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 rule. Having trouble packing light? Consider using a popular online technique called 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. There are a number of versions of this packing technique. Simply choose one that works best […]
  • From the IRS (Relief for Victims of Severe Storms)

    By Shanta on March 15, 2016
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    Tax Relief for Victims of Severe Storms and Flooding in Louisiana Victims of the severe storms and flooding that took place beginning on March 8, 2016 in parts of Louisiana may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service. The President has declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Louisiana. Following the recent disaster declaration for […]
  • Financial Topics High School Students Should Know

    By Shanta on March 8, 2016
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    Often lost in the race to get kids through high school and on to life in the “real world” are basic financial skills that are simply not covered. Here are dozen financial concepts every high school student should know. How bank accounts work. Provide your student a basic understanding of checking accounts and savings accounts. Show your new banking customer […]
  • IRS Alerts Payroll and HR Professionals to Phishing Scheme Involving W-2s

    By Shanta on March 2, 2016
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    The Internal Revenue Service today issued an alert to payroll and human resources professionals to beware of an emerging phishing email scheme that purports to be from company executives and requests personal information on employees. The IRS has learned this scheme – part of the surge in phishing emails seen this year – already has claimed several victims as payroll […]
  • Bring Form 1095 to Tax Appointment

    By Shanta on February 10, 2016
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    The Affordable Health Care Act, also known as Obamacare, introduced three new tax forms relevant to individuals, employers and health insurance providers. They are forms 1095-A, 1095-B and 1095-C. These forms help determine if you need to comply with the new shared responsibility payment, the fee you might have to pay if you don’t have health insurance. For individuals who […]
  • Creative Ideas to Save Money

    By Shanta on September 9, 2015
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    If you are like most of America, finding ways to save more and spend less is a challenging task. Sometimes all it takes is a creative solution to change your behavior. Turn yourself into a vendor. Each month when paying your bills, present yourself a savings invoice. Then when bills are paid, your bill to yourself pops up. Pay the savings […]
  • Owe the IRS?

    By Shanta on June 29, 2015
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  • Tips to Maximize Car Donations

    By Shanta on June 9, 2015
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    A little mistake could cost you plenty. One of the biggest contributions a taxpayer can make is to donate a used automobile. But if not careful, the value of a donated vehicle could be a lot lower than you think. The rule When you donate a vehicle, the value of your donation is either the fair market value of your […]
  • Facts on Late Filing and Late Payment Penalties

    By Shanta on April 14, 2015
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    April 15th Deadline April 15 is the annual deadline for most people to file their federal income tax return and pay any taxes they owe. By law, the IRS may assess penalties to taxpayers for both failing to file a tax return and for failing to pay taxes they owe by the deadline. Here are eight important points about penalties […]