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5 Ways to Save This Cinco De Mayo

Getting together this weekend to celebrate Cinco De Mayo? While you may be tempted to go out and spend money on the festivities, you can make this weekend a financially smart one by getting everyone together at your place. Whether it’s Cinco De Mayo or another celebration, hosting a party at home with your friends […]

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Intuit TurboTax Commitment to Free Tax Preparation

Recently, some have accused Intuit of deceptive practices designed to discourage consumers from filing their taxes for free. These accusations are simply not true. We believe our actions were both appropriate and consistent with our core operating value — integrity without compromise. Our commitment to offering free tax preparation services, including through the IRS Free […]

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Intuit TurboTax Tip: When Do I Amend My Tax Return? Take Note of These Steps

Tax Day has come and gone, and you filed your taxes well before the tax deadline. But what happens if you realize you left something out? When should you amend your tax return? First off, make sure you need to amend your tax return. If you’ve made minor math errors, the IRS states that they […]

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Top Tips On How to Save for Vacation

Summer is the perfect time to plan ahead and find fun ways to stretch your travel budget. We’ve actually been doing that ourselves, both for business and for vacations. We recently bought a house, so we’re sticking with a debt-free policy on our trips – meaning our vacations will be paid for by the time […]

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Graduating Soon? 5 Financial Tips to Help You Manage Your Money and Taxes

Congratulations, Class of 2019 — you did it! While graduation is a major milestone that should be celebrated, it is also a time to prepare, both mentally and financially, for your shift into the “real world.” As you transition into this next phase of your life, here are 5 financial tips to help manage your […]

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Unable to Pay Your Tax Bill? Here’s What To-Do

Another bill, oh no! It doesn’t feel great to file your tax return and find out you owe money. It’s like heading out the door and discovering your car won’t start! But don’t worry, you actually have several options if you owe money on your taxes. Here is some information to help decide which option […]

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Side-hustler to Top Boss? How To Leverage Your Tax Refund To Get Your Business Started

Last tax season, the average direct deposit tax refund was more than $3,000. If you are expecting a tax refund this tax season and you’ve been thinking about starting a side hustle or self-employed business, that kind of money can come in handy. It may be just enough cash to help you launch the self-employed […]

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Goodbye Tax Season! But Wait, What Records Should I Keep?

The tax deadline has come and gone – time to breathe a sigh of relief! But before you throw all of your tax documents up in the air to celebrate the occasion, we need to discuss just how long you should keep that info in a safe and secure place. That’s right, you should store […]

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TurboTax IRS 1040 Form and Schedules Interactive Tool

In June 2018 the IRS announced they were working on changes to the 1040 tax forms. The new 1040 form consolidates the three versions of the 1040 into one form. In addition to shortening Form 1040, the changes eliminate Forms 1040EZ and 1040A and increase the number of tax schedules supporting Form 1040 by six […]

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Did You Miss the Tax Deadline? 3 Steps You Can Take Next

The tax deadline has come and gone unless of course, you filed a tax extension. If you missed the tax deadline and didn’t file your taxes or an extension, here are a few steps you can take to get your taxes done. File as Soon as You Can If you owe money, you’ll want to […]