Archive for: Taxes

Taxes For Freelancers: 7 Steps To Getting It Right

Tax Time For The Self-employed Seven Essentials For Saving Money

Taxes for freelancers and the self-employed are more complicated. You can take deductions, but make sure you can prove them to the IRS. Here are seven tips to save money (and not get audited).

Cut The Clutter And Keep Your Receipts Organized With Shoeboxed

Cut The Clutter And Keep Your Receipts Organized With Shoeboxed

Keeping receipts organized for tax time can be a pain. Every year you vow to do better yet when tax time rolls around you’re digging through piles of receipts again. Here is a review of Shoeboxed, a digital service that helps you keep your receipts nice and organized.

How Smart Investing Could Significantly Lower Your Taxes


Are you paying more taxes than necessary? Several easy investing moves can slash thousands off your tax bill. Here’s how to take advantage of them. [Sponsored by E*TRADE.]

What’s The Best Tax Software? Popular Tax Software Compared

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This is part three of Money Under 30’s “No-Stress Guide To Filing Your Taxes”. Is free tax software really free? Can I file my taxes with my phone? And what’s the difference between free online tax services and tax software that costs $80? The answers here.

5 Tax Moves To Make By The End Of The Year

Understanding The Differences Among Tax Credits, Deductions, and Adjustments

With tax time looming many of us are wondering what we can do now to reduce our tax bills in the future. Charitable donations and holding off on income are just a few of the tips here to make tax time less taxing.

Got Side Income? Pay Fewer Taxes and Juice Your Savings at the Same Time

A SEP IRA can help you save freelance income and reduce your tax bill.

If you have freelance or self-employment income, you must know about this specialized investment account that lets you save a ton more for retirement than an IRA or even a 401(k). And, since you can deduct contributions, you’ll save on taxes this year, too.

Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments: Who Needs to Pay Them, When, and Why

Quarterly Estimated Tax Payments- Who Needs to Pay Them, When, and Why

If you own a business or earn money as a freelancer, you’ll need to make estimated tax payments every quarter to avoid penalties and interest. Here’s how.

Are Your Investments Tax Efficient? 3 Things to Check

Man Filling out Tax Form

Are you a tax-efficient investor? Learn three ways to legally pay fewer taxes on your investments, a lesson that could save you tens of thousands over your lifetime.

Death and Taxes…and Divorce? Don’t Let Tax Time Bring Your Marriage Down

Man Filling out Tax Form

It’s no secret tax time can be hard on romantic relationships. From the timing of when to file, to tracking down the records, to just plain having to do something you don’t want to do. Take control, and don’t let April 15 be the most miserable day of the year.

Gift Tax: Don’t Fear Taxes When You Give (Or Receive)

The gift tax rules allow you to give or receive up to $14,000 before incurring taxes.

Gift tax rules allow tax-free gifts up to $14,000. How does the gift tax work? Do you owe taxes on a cash gift? How much can you give before paying tax?