Taxes


 

  The IRS says U.S. taxpayers spend an average of 13 hours reading up on tax rules, gathering paperwork, and filling out their tax forms.   And let’s not forget, of course, that taxes are a big expense for most Americans.   In fact, the typical U.S. family pays more than a third of its […]


 

Q: My wife and I are preparing our taxes ourselves this year. We have over $1000 worth of medical co-pay expenses but we can’t get these expenses accepted. What should we do? Related Questions:are copays deductible as a medical expensecopay irs deductions


 

Now that tax season is upon us, it’s even more important to be vigilant about the latest tax scams and fraudulent activities that could lead to identity theft. The Internal Revenue Service has announced its annual ‘Dirty Dozen’ scams for the 2014 tax season and encourages taxpayers to pay more attention to their finances and […]


 

  You finally found that perfect nanny or babysitter to care for your kids. Congratulations! But the work isn’t done yet. Did you know that hiring a caregiver comes with tax and payroll responsibilities? While most families are excited to find someone to help care for their little ones, the euphoria sometimes quickly disappears when […]