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8 Ways to Save on Your 2015 Tax Return

Tax procrastinators, rejoice. You have until April 18 (April 19 if you live in Maine or Massachusetts) to file your tax return this year. That’s because federal offices in Washington, D.C., will be closed on Friday, April 15, for Source
Posted On 13 Mar 2016

A Tax Break for Long-Term-Care Insurance Premiums?

Can I take a tax deduction for my long term care insurance premiums? Maybe. If you have a tax qualified long term care insurance policy, you may be able to deduct a portion of your premiums as a medical Source
Posted On 13 Mar 2016

When Are Taxes Due in 2016?

If you’re a last minute filer, this year offers you some extra relief Tax day will be April 18, 2016, three days after the traditional April 15 due date. See Also The Most Overlooked Tax DeductionsThe cause is a Source
Posted On 10 Mar 2016

Tips to Make Tax Time Easier

By Laura Scharr-Bykowsky Learn more about Laura on NerdWallet’s  Ask an Advisor Tax time can be stressful for many people, for two reasons — the filing process itself and the knowledge that if you’d made different decisions the year before, you might be facing a smaller tax hit...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016

50 Ways to Save $500 This March

Saving hundreds of dollars in just one month might seem next to impossible for some of us. After all, you would have to cut out everything you like, eat only ramen noodles and live like a hermit, right? Not so. There are plenty of things you can do to cut costs — some small, some...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016

10 Most Important Tax Deadlines In 2016

When you think about filing taxes , you might focus on that specific cutoff day in mid-April. However, the deadline for filing taxes isn’t the same for everyone. Tax day can vary based on the type of work you do and where you live. More importantly, there are a number of other...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016

Turning Your Hobby Into A Business Means Tax Breaks

Hobbies provide a great way to relax from the daily grind. For many people, they also offer a way to make extra spending money. Be aware, however, when your hobby produces income, you owe tax on it. You can reduce your taxable hobby income by deducting your hobby expenses. Or you...
Posted On 10 Mar 2016

5 Ways to File Your Taxes for Free

For fans of modern technology, filing a tax return on paper may seem as antediluvian as reading by candlelight or riding a horse to work. But while filing a paper return takes more time and increases the likelihood of Source
Posted On 06 Mar 2016

Steps to Lower Your Property Tax Bill

Home values have risen across the country, which means many homeowners’ property taxes are going up, too. In New Jersey, home to some of the highest property taxes in the U.S., the average property tax bill Source
Posted On 06 Mar 2016

The Worst State to Live In for Taxes

California is a killer when it comes to taxes. After analyzing the tax policies of all 50 states and the District of Columbia, we ranked the Golden State the absolute worst in terms of the overall tax bite that Source
Posted On 06 Mar 2016