Taxes

Wondering what’s changed in the tax world from last year? We put together the top six 2022 federal tax changes that taxpayers like you should know about before filing your income tax return in 2023. Tax year 2021 saw major tax changes due to the coronavirus pandemic, but many of those changes went away in
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Being your own boss comes with a variety of perks. But it also forces you to handle work typically taken care of by a human resource or finance department. For example, you must find your own healthcare plan and deduct taxes from your paycheck. And, when it comes to saving for retirement, it’s your responsibility to start a savings fund. Here are
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Running a business or a side hustle isn’t for the faint of heart. Whether you’re just starting out or you’ve been doing this for a while now, the self-employed tax jargon can be a little overwhelming. Let’s take a quick refresher with a helpful glossary of common business finance and tax terms you might run
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Due to changes in what companies are required to report to the IRS this tax year, more taxpayers will receive Form 1099-K than in previous years. For some, the arrival of this unexpected tax form may be confusing and stressful — but don’t panic. We’re here to help you report this correctly on your income
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The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a refundable tax credit designed in part to reduce the tax burden on low-income individuals and families both with and without children. As a fully refundable credit, if the amount of tax you owe is less than the credit amount you qualify for, you will be able to
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Your tax return evolves with your career and financial situation — so what does tax filing look like for student-athletes earning (or not earning) NIL after graduation? Let’s look at a few scenarios to help you know what to expect once you graduate. Earning NIL after college Profiting from your name, image, and likeness (NIL)
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Thinking of switching online tax prep providers this year? Look no further. E-filing with TaxAct® gives you the tools and expert support you need to ensure you get your maximum refund*. After all, your tax refund is money you’ve already earned — we want to help you get it all back! 1. Pay up to
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You’ve heard about the new IRS reporting thresholds for Form 1099-K that went into effect this year, but you may have some follow-up questions about how it applies to you. Let’s look at some common concerns we see from online sellers and how to handle some unique situations, like selling inherited items. You only owe
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If the new 1099-K reporting thresholds have you confused as an online seller or payment app user, you’re not alone. But don’t worry — we’re here to help you separate fact from fiction. Below we’ll address some common misconceptions you might have heard about these changes and the truth about how your taxes could be
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If you sell items online, you’ve probably heard about new IRS reporting thresholds that went into effect this year. These new requirements have caused some confusion for sellers on online marketplaces. Not to worry — we’re here to help you understand these tax changes and what they will mean for the tax returns you’ll file
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You probably know that claiming income tax deductions reduces your taxable income. But did you know that not all deductions are created equal? Maybe you’ve heard the term “above the line” thrown around in tax conversations. Above-the-line deductions are actually adjustments to your taxable income — they are subtracted from your income before your adjusted
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The IRS will receive an extra $80 billion in funding over the next decade thanks to the Inflation Reduction Act. Understandably, this announcement has caused some apprehension among taxpayers. Does this new funding mean your risk of an audit will go up this tax season? Let’s look at the facts. We’ll also review how you
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Establishing good business credit is one of the most important things you can do as a new small business owner. But how do you get the ball rolling? Here are some tips that can help you build a good credit rating for your business. What is business credit? Let’s start off with the basics. Just
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Electric vehicles (EVs), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), and other clean-energy vehicles continue to gain popularity, especially as gas prices soar. Is it time for you to make the switch? If you’re new to the EV market, you no doubt have a lot of questions — topics like EV battery range, maintenance costs, and affordability
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