Death and taxes are supposed to be the only two certainties in this world; however, this year a majority of Americans are feeling uncertain about their tax future. According to a new Gallup poll, 56% of U.S. adults are unsure whether the new tax bill signed into law by the president last December will cause their taxes to go up, down, or stay the same.
If you’ve heard horror stories about wage garnishment, you may believe it only happens to “deadbeat parents” or those that owe thousands of dollars in back taxes. In reality, however, wage garnishment can occur for many reasons, so it’s important to understand exactly what it is, and which unpaid debts can leave you subject to wage garnishment. Read More
Benjamin Franklin once said nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. Whether it’s income, sales, property or any other type, taxes are a part of our daily lives. And yet, how much do you actually know about the money you pay to Uncle Sam or why you even do it in the first place? Are you familiar with how your state residency affects the amount you pay? Read More
Depending on who you talk to, paying taxes with a credit card can either be a brilliant way to earn a plethora of benefits or a financial move that should only be a last resort.
To be clear, the Internal Revenue Service does not directly accept credit card payments. But it does accept such payments through third party processors that charge you a service fee for the convenience of paying this way. Read More
The tax deadline is around the corner, so it’s natural for questions to arise as people prepare to file. Most of us aren’t tax professionals, so there is a lot of confusion around this time of year. We’re here to help — here are the answers to some of the top questions people ask around tax season. Read More