Taxes

14
May
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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07
May
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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27
Mar
How Much Do You Have to Make to File Taxes?

If you don’t make much money, you won’t have to file a tax return. However, even if you don’t have to file a tax return, it might still make sense to file a return if you need to claim credits or are otherwise entitled to a refund.

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26
Mar
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,
18
Mar
Who Can I Claim as a Dependent?

You can claim children and others you support as dependents on your tax returns. Claiming someone as a dependent may entitle you to certain tax deductions and credits, but there are specific rules you must follow in order to do so.

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21
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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09
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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04
Jan
Taxes FAQ for Students

Paying taxes if you're a student or even a recent college graduate can feel confusing. There are certain limitations on income and other things to know that can simplify the process if it's time for you to file your first tax return.

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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
4 Tax Tips for Recent Graduates

Once you graduate college, likely won't be a dependent on your parents’ tax returns anymore, as an eligible student. It's important to understand if you're entitled to a post-college tax refund, and to make sure you comply with your obligations to the IRS.

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