Taxes

09
Jan
Is There a Mortgage Insurance Premium Deduction for 2019 Taxes?

While you may have received a mortgage insurance premium tax break in the past, you won’t be able to get one when you file your 2019 taxes. It is one of the tax benefits that vanished under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

Posted in: Mortgages, Taxes,
03
Jan
Credit Karma Tax vs. TurboTax Comparison

Learn how TurboTax and Credit Karma's tax software compare and which is the better option. Learn specific areas where one may outperform the other and what is the best for you.

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03
Jan
TaxAct Review

If you need a little help filling out your tax return but don’t need a lot of bells and whistles, TaxAct can be a great deal. It’s less expensive than other paid services, but it has fewer features.

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03
Jan
Best Tax Software of 2020: Online Preparation Services

If you want to take your tax situation into your own hands, choosing a tax software shouldn't be complicated. Our list of the best tax software includes options that cover everyone's needs.

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03
Jan
Keeper Tax Review: A Good Software for Freelancers?

Keeper Tax is an app that connects to users’ bank and credit card accounts to find tax write-offs for people who work extensively in the gig economy or who are self-employed.

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03
Jan
TurboTax Review

TurboTax is one of the best-known software packages for filing taxes. This software is feature-rich, making it ideal for those who have a more complicated tax return, including the self-employed and investors.

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03
Jan
Credit Karma Tax Review

Credit Karma is a popular credit monitoring platform that offers an array of free services and resources to its customers. The company was founded in San Francisco in 2007, and with the help of more than 800 employees, Credit Karma has grown into one of the most widely used free online services for millions of […]

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03
Jan
Student Loan Interest Deduction on Your Taxes

After the outcry from students, colleges, and universities at the end of 2017, the final version of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act preserved the student loan interest tax deduction. Although the tax deduction won’t significantly reduce the overall cost of borrowing, every bit helps.

Posted in: Student Loans, Taxes,
10
Dec
What Is the Average Tax Debt in Each State in 2019?

Using data from Solvable that featured 75,000 unique tax debt cases, LendEDU found average tax debt by state and the most common reasons for tax debt in each state.

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27
Nov
Should Married Couples With Student Loans File Taxes Separately or Jointly?

For most couples, filing jointly is your best option at tax time. But borrowers with federal student loans under the IBR, PAYE, or ICR income-driven repayment plans could benefit from filing separately.

Posted in: Student Loans, Taxes,