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Recently a Student? Take Advantage of these Education Tax Credits & Deductions in 2014 & 2015
Thu, 01/29/15 | 7 Comments
Recently a Student? Take Advantage of these Education Tax Credits & Deductions in 2014 & 2015

The readership here is heavy on those completing school for the first time and going back to school to further their education. So I’ve updated this post to reflect the 2014 and 2015 calendar years.
The …

H&R Block Online Tax Prep Reader Giveaway!
Tue, 01/20/15 | 39 Comments
H&R Block Online Tax Prep Reader Giveaway!

E-Filing is now open (as of today)!
If you haven’t already purchased your tax software this year – hold off for a few more days – because I am giving you an opportunity to score free …

Tax Deadline, Start, and Extension Dates in 2015 (for 2014 Calendar Year)
Fri, 01/16/15 | 8 Comments
Tax Deadline, Start, and Extension Dates in 2015 (for 2014 Calendar Year)

This post has been updated for 2015 (2014 tax year).
It’s January and other than frigid cold temperatures and seasonal mood disorder, you know what that means – tax season has arrived. This post will help …

Qualifying for the Saver’s Tax Credit in 2014 and 2015
Sun, 11/23/14 | 5 Comments
Qualifying for the Saver’s Tax Credit in 2014 and 2015

Free money is great, so this post has been updated for the 2014 and 2015 calendar years.
What is the Saver’s Credit?
The Saver’s Credit (aka the ‘retirement savings contribution credit‘) is a lesser known, highly advantageous …

2015 Tax Brackets & Standard Deductions Increased
Mon, 11/3/14 | 9 Comments
2015 Tax Brackets & Standard Deductions Increased

The IRS just released it’s 2015 tax brackets and standard deduction amounts, and there will be a number of inflation adjustments over the 2014 tax brackets and standard deductions.
As I noted in my open enrollment …

Capital Gains and Selling Employee Stock: What you Don’t Know CAN Hurt you
Wed, 05/7/14 | 8 Comments
Capital Gains and Selling Employee Stock: What you Don’t Know CAN Hurt you

A while back, we covered capital gains tax basics. One thing I didn’t get in to that I thought deserved a post all of its own is capital gains on employee stock units – you …


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