Here Are the Best Personal Finance Podcasts You May Not Know About

Here Are the Best Personal Finance Podcasts You May Not Know About

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Even as recently as a decade ago, most people listened to their radio shows in the exact same way — on the actual radio. Fast forward to today, and the world of podcasting has absolutely exploded, changing the way we think about broadcasting…

Should You Have an Identity Protection PIN?

With the passage of the Taxpayer First Act in mid-2019, the Treasury Department (i.e., the IRS) is required to establish a program to issue an identity protection pin (IP PIN) to any U.S. resident who requests one. For each calendar year beginning…
6 Simple Personal Finance Tips That Lead to a Big Payoff

6 Simple Personal Finance Tips That Lead to a Big Payoff

Let's face it: A lot of personal finance advice seems to be incredibly repetitive and common sense — like paying off your debt ASAP and watching your discretionary spending when money is tight. Much money-saving advice also tends to be geared…
Personal Finance Tips for Recent College Graduates

Personal Finance Tips for Recent College Graduates

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Congratulations! You've worked hard on your degree and are ready to move forward with your first job and other major life decisions. While your degree and this first job don't necessarily set your life in stone, now is a crucial time to start…
Learn what factors determine whether a household worker qualifies as an employee or an independent contractor.

Household Help: Employee or Contractor?

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Taxpayers often will hire an individual or firm to provide services at the taxpayer’s home. Because the IRS requires employers to withhold taxes for employees and issue them W-2s at the end of the year, the big question is whether or not that…
May 2019 Due Dates

May 2019 Individual Due Dates

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May 10 - Report Tips to Employer If you are an employee who works for tips and received more than $20 in tips during April, you are required to report them to your employer on IRS Form 4070 no later than May 10. Your employer is required…

Making Two IRA Rollovers in One Year Can Be Costly

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Article Highlights:  One Rollover per Year Rule Exceptions Tax Consequences Disqualified Rollover Early Withdrawal Penalty Tax law permits you to take a distribution from your IRA account, and as long as you return the…

Understanding Tax-Deferred Investing

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Article Highlights: Income Deferral Earnings Deferral Individual Retirement Accounts Retirement Accounts Bank Savings Short- and Long-Term Capital Gains Education Savings Accounts Health Savings Accounts When you…

Not Using QuickBooks Online? What You're Missing Out On

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If you dread every minute of the time you spend on accounting, you should know how QuickBooks Online can change your outlook.  How long would it take you to determine: What your total expenses for this quarter are? Whether or not…

Kiddie Tax No Longer Based on Parents’ Tax Rate

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Article Highlights: Parents Attempting to Shift Income to Children Kiddie Tax Tax Reform Changes Tax on Child’s Unearned Income Tax on Child’s Earned Income Some years back, it was not uncommon for parents to put…