From the March, 2013

The Deadline to Claim your 2009 Tax Refund is Fast Approaching!

If you haven’t filed your 2009 federal tax return, or need to amend that return because you didn’t claim all the available deductions, you still have time but you’ll need to act quickly. The […]

Tax Credits ease the Tax Pain

Taxes are worse than bills on the pain scale. But tax credits can ease the pain, sometimes substantially. A tax credit reduces the amount of tax you must pay. A refundable tax credit not […]

Take Credit for Your Retirement

Retirement savings makes sense for the future but there are also some tax benefits that help along the way. Particularly a retirement savings credit of up to $2,000 if you contribute to a 401(k) […]

A Few Things to Consider if You Barter

Individuals and small businesses sometimes barter to get products or services they need. Bartering is the trading of one product or service for another and doesn’t involve the exchange of cash. An example of […]

So what to do if your Name Changes?

If you were married or divorced and changed your name last year, be sure to notify the Social Security Administration before you file your taxes with the IRS. If the name on your tax […]

The Risks of Joint Tenancy

So, you and your wife or husband have survived the 2006 – 2011 real estate storm. You have either reinvested or held onto your home and now you can relax a bit knowing that […]