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Average Tax Refund: How Does This Year Stack Up to the Historical Average?
Thu, 05/23/13 | 13 Comments
Average Tax Refund: How Does This Year Stack Up to the Historical Average?

I just found some data from the IRS on tax refunds, which, I found interesting (and hope you do too).
Let’s look at the numbers.
As of December 27, 2013, 148,035,000 tax returns have been submitted.
122,515,000 of …

Only You Can Prevent Tax Refund Windfall Syndrome
Mon, 04/15/13 | 11 Comments
Only You Can Prevent Tax Refund Windfall Syndrome

As the April 15th tax deadline (today, btw) approached, I picked up on a re-birth of a certain sentiment that goes a little something like this “I can’t wait to get that refund so I …

2013 Tax Brackets (Post Fiscal Cliff)
Tue, 03/5/13 | 6 Comments
2013 Tax Brackets (Post Fiscal Cliff)

1/1/14 update: The 2014 tax brackets (for the 2014 calendar year) has since been announced. What follows is relevant to the 2013 calendar year. 
There seems to be a good amount of confusion around what the …

E-File Tax Identity Theft Fraud is Exploding: Here is How to Protect Yourself
Wed, 02/6/13 | 5 Comments
E-File Tax Identity Theft Fraud is Exploding: Here is How to Protect Yourself

As with anything, when the majority of a population uses something, it usually becomes the target of malicious or criminal activity. Just ask Microsoft Internet Explorer engineers.
Now that over 80% of tax returns are e-filed …

Your Guide to a Less Painful 2012 Tax Return
Mon, 02/4/13 | 10 Comments
Your Guide to a Less Painful 2012 Tax Return

Tax time is here.
But you wouldn’t know it by the lack of 1099′s hitting my mailbox, oddly enough.
I did just get my W2, so I got that goin’ for me, which is nice.
And instead of procrastinating …

Fiscal Cliff Deal Details: How it Impacts you
Thu, 01/3/13 | 39 Comments
Fiscal Cliff Deal Details: How it Impacts you

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 4 months (not a bad place to be when compared to watching political news), you’ve probably been aware of the “fiscal cliff“.
And if you’ve turned …


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