Are you an avid online shopper? There’s a wave of support, from both states and Congress, to enact an e-sales tax that would create a streamlined and simplified tax system requiring consumers to pay state taxes on online purchases.
Bankruptcy is a bummer. No one has ever said “OH MAN! I’m so excited to file bankruptcy! It’s going to make everything so awesome!” That being said, sometimes it needs to be done. If you have explored all of the alternatives and have decided to file bankruptcy, it’s important that you know what your options are and how they will impact your existing mortgage, or your future ability to obtain home loan financing.
Great infographic from our friends over at MintLife. Frankly, I love it. It guides you through a flow chart (Joel said it was a decision matrix, but I'm old so I'll go with flow chart) which asks a series of questions and then lands you on the perfect way to spend your tax refund.
In an article published by Bloomberg this morning, it has been reported that the cost of one of the most expensive individual tax breaks is shrinking. I’m not talking about the tax-free health insurance contributions, which alone will cost the government $1 trillion, or exclusion of net imputed rental income, which sends the government a $50 billion bill every year.
Stress is pretty much inevitable, but since tax season is just coming to a close, it's likely you're now feeling the after-effects. Let’s run through a list of easy things you can do to get some relief (before you feel compelled to get into a boxing match with your wall).
With April 17 right around the bend, Americans are scrambling to get their taxes in order before the tax man comes a-knockin’. Over here at the Zing! Blog, we’re always trying to find ways to help make our readers’ lives easier when it comes to just about anything. Whether you’re setting up a “Mom Cave” or trying to help get through the days of Passover, we've got your back
Most retirees need to start using new tax forms to take advantage of special deductions. Income often decreases enough to put seniors into new tax brackets. If you are near retirement age, these tax tips can help you save time and money:
Don't you wish there was the "That Was Easy" button you could hit while filing your own taxes? Go ahead, make your own easy button out of paper. You'll want to hit it after you read these 5 tax tips for 2012!
Recently, the IRS released it's annual "Dirty Dozen" list of tax scams that you need to be aware of and you need to avoid – at all costs.
Read on to find out why, for Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, a $2 billion tax bill is a small price to pay for huge profits.