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Tax Tips for Individuals Who Are Moving This Summer

Moving this summer? If you and your family recently move to a new location because you started a new job or relocated in your current one, you may qualify for some tax deductions.

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By: Lauryn on 7/24/2013 02:55:00 AM

If Only ___ Were Tax Deductible - Summer Edition

If Only ___ Were Tax Deductible

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By: Lauryn on 7/22/2013 01:45:00 AM

Weekly Tax Inventory - 07/19/2013

This week in tax news:  What Obamacare means for your taxes, Gizmodo's map of Corporate Tax Avoidance, Tax-Free Holidays, and Maryland cell phone tax.

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By: Lauryn on 7/19/2013 01:35:00 AM

Keep Good Records Now to Reduce Tax-Time Stress

Staying organized can cut back the amount of time that you spend preparing your tax return.  Keep your records in a safe place so that you can avoid the tax time scramble.

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By: Lauryn on 7/18/2013 01:20:00 AM

Are Your Tax Records Part of Your Disaster Preparedness Kit?

The mid-west tornados and NOAA predictions for an active Atlantic hurricane season this year are big warning signs that severe weather may come to your area this summer. With a few simple steps, individuals and businesses can protect financial and tax records in case of a natural disaster.

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By: Lauryn on 7/16/2013 12:40:00 AM

Looking to save on Back-to-School Essentials? Don't Miss Your State's Tax Holiday

Tax-Free weekends are coming for select states. Find out if yours is offering this money-saving opportunity for supplies, clothes, computers, books, or other back-to-school essentials.

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By: Lauryn on 7/15/2013 12:50:00 AM

How Can I Receive a Copy of a Return Prepared in eSmart Tax?

Need a copy of this year's or another year's tax return? This article has the information you're looking for to find what you need.

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By: Lauryn on 7/11/2013 05:09:54 PM

Weekly Tax Inventory - 07/12/2013

This week in tax news: Lauryn Hill, Damon Dash, gas taxes, and the Tribune's big split.

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By: Lauryn on 7/11/2013 09:00:00 PM

DOMA Ruling – Tax Tips and Benefits For All Couples

eSmart Tax would like to congratulate all the couples across the nation on your new filing status!

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By: lescobar on 7/3/2013 11:05:00 AM

The Tax Benefits of Being Married - The Case About Taxes

At the root of the case that brought down house DOMA is a case about taxes: When Thea Spyer died in 2009, she left her partner, Edith Windsor, her estate and assets. That tax year, Windsor was held liable for $363,000 in federal estate taxes—a liability that heterosexual married couples are exempt from since provisions in the Internal Revenue Code allow spouses to inherit unlimited amounts of assets from their deceased spouses. The debate sparked issues about what the federal government recognizes as a legitimate marriage.

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By: Lauryn on 7/6/2013 01:25:00 AM

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