4 Things You Need to Do Before Tax Time

As we all struggle to make it through the holiday season, the hectic schedules, and the overspending we may tend to do, there are some other things you need to be thinking about to keep your financial wits about you. After the New Year, everyone is gearing up for tax time but now is the […]

How to Know When to Hire a Tax Professional

There is a lot of stress surrounding the near tax deadline and for many people the idea of sitting down to face their personal income taxes is too overwhelming. For those who have complicated and unique financial situations it can be even more difficult to get motivated for fear you will ultimately make costly mistakes. […]

5 Questions To Ask Your Tax Preparer

Getting your taxes prepared is no easy feat and just because someone else is doing it for you doesn’t mean you don’t have some work to do. If you have been using the same service for the last few years and have not checked out the competition, this may be the year to do so […]

5 Best Tax Moves to Make Before the End of the Year

It’s that time of the year again – as the last days of 2011 dwindle down and new hopes are made for the new year, consumers are starting to prepare for the dreaded tax preparation time. If you have been keeping up with your financials tax time made not be much of a hassle for […]

TurboTax TaxCaster Review

TurboTax offers the TaxCaster refund estimator calculator tool for consumer use. The calculator is a free way to estimate how much of a tax refund, if any, you can expect for your tax year.   The calculator will ask you to fill in some estimated information. It doesn’t have to be totally accurate as the […]

Is DIY Tax Preparation Right For You?

Does the very thought of preparing your own tax return make your head hurt? Do you get green around the gills at the thought of paying someone else to prepare your return? Well folks, if you haven’t already gotten the memo, it is tax time. This means regardless of how tax preparation makes you feel, […]

Should You Choose Desktop Tax Software or Online Tax Software?

It’s that time of year again! The holiday season is approaching quickly, which is a sure sign it’s almost time to prepare our income taxes. If you intend to prepare your own tax return, you’ll want to consider the various options available to you, from working through the physical paperwork to choosing tax software for […]