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Are You Giving the IRS an Interest-Free Loan?

Will you be among the thousands of taxpayers who get a big tax refund this year? While most Americans happily accept their tax refund checks, smart taxpayers understand that refunds actually cost them money. Here’s why: Read more

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Seven Important Tax Facts about Medical and Dental Expenses

“WASHINGTON –  IRS Tax Tip 2013-25” – If you paid for medical or dental expenses in 2012, you may be able to get a tax deduction for costs not covered by insurance. The IRS wants you to know these seven facts about claiming the medical and dental expense deduction. Read more

Protect your Family

From the IRS: Seven Facts to Help you Choose the Right Filing Status.

The filing status you choose when you file your 2012 tax return will affect the tax breaks you’ll qualify for, your standard deduction amount, and ultimately the amount of tax you’ll pay. Are you single, head of household, married filing jointly, or married filing separately? Read more

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Five Tips if Your Name Has Changed

“WASHINGTON – IRS Tax Tip 2013-21” – If you were married or divorced and changed your name last year, be sure to notify the Social Security Administration before you file your taxes with the IRS. If the name on your tax return doesn’t match SSA records, the IRS will flag it as an error and that may delay your refund. Read more