The Skinny on Freelancer Taxes

As a freelancer, you get to be your own boss, work with clients on projects you’re passionate about, set your own hours, and work wherever you want. But there’s one thing about freelancing you don’t have a choice in – and that’s taxes.As with any job, …

2017 Tax Extenders Passed: TaxAct Updated

Congress recently extended a number of tax breaks for 2017 that include the extension of a few previously expired deductions and credits. Here’s a look at three of the key provisions that impact individuals and families. Qualified mortgage insurance pr…

5 Tips for Spouses of Disabled Taxpayers

If your spouse is disabled enough to receive disability benefits, your financial life is affected, too. It’s important to know the provisions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) code that affect you and your spouse when it comes to disability taxes.R…

5 Tax Tips for a Self-Publishing Author

Updated for tax year 2017.If you have a story, inspiration, or anything else you want to tell the world, there’s never been a better time to do it. You can self-publish in hard copies or with Kindle and other ebooks and get paid for your work. The trad…

Can I Claim My Boyfriend or Girlfriend as a Dependent on My Tax Return?

Are you and your significant other living together, but not married? If so, you likely share many expenses. One of you may even financially support the other.If that’s the case, you may wonder whether you can take advantage of any tax benefits by claim…