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Tax Pressure Reanimated – I Extended my Tax Return Filing Deadline Until October 15, Now What?

You thought the whole tax topic was dead when you filed your Form 4868. After all, 4 months is quite the time crunch. It’s just long enough for things to get crazy hectic and when something’s gotta give, we understand that sometimes that something is your tax return. Perhaps, it wasn’t the everyday crazy that we don’t expect—maybe you were waiting on an important tax document. Maybe you were underway and serving our country. No matter what the reason for filing a Form 4868, it was in your best interest to file an extension. Now that it’s October, the tax time crunch is back!

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By: Lauryn on 10/14/2013 10:56:52 AM

Saving Money on Halloween Expenses

Save money on Halloween expenses with our eSmart Tax Tips.

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By: Lauryn on 10/8/2013 10:26:41 AM

Weekly Tax Inventory - 10/3/2013

This week in tax news: IRS Shuts Down, Tea Party group gets tax-exempt status (finally!), e-cigarettes and taxes, and more. Read more for details.

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By: Lauryn on 10/3/2013 10:25:53 AM

Your Taxes are Due, But The IRS Will Not Process Your Refund

The lapse in government funding that went effective on this first day of the government’s fiscal year has caused the IRS to put up “Closed for Business” signs. Pull up to any IRS walk in center near you and you’re


Fall Cleaning For Your File Cabinet

It’s simply a waste of time to wait for tax season to come around in order to get organized. Many of us deep clean our homes in the spring and in the fall. Why not make cleaning out your file

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By: Lauryn on 10/2/2013 09:28:58 AM

Insurance Marketplaces Open Today - Know the Affordable Care Act

Today is the day that Health Insurance Marketplaces open, which means anyone that doesn’t currently have insurance can begin shopping for an affordable health care plan that works for your family.

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By: Lauryn on 10/1/2013 12:25:00 AM

Weekly Tax Inventory - 9/27/2013

This week in tax news:  The business of prisons, a look at ta policy, L.A. skyscraper deal, and more.

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By: Lauryn on 9/27/2013 02:05:00 AM

Happy National Food Service Employees Day

According to a trusted source for food holidays, it's National Food Service Employees Day! We appreciate all the people that take care of everyone when we dine away from home.  To celebrate, here's a little history on the food service industry.

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By: Lauryn on 9/25/2013 12:05:00 AM

Fall Forward: 4 Quick Tax Planning Tips To Save You Money at Tax Time

If you’re like most taxpayers, you prefer to only think about taxes that one time of year when you have to. With proper tax planning advice, you can learn how you can save money and make qualifying for deductions or credits easier at tax time. With a little planning, it’s possible to pay only what you legally owe — and not a penny more.

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By: Lauryn on 9/23/2013 02:20:00 PM

Weekly Tax Inventory - 9/19/2013

This week in tax news: Beanie Baby creator charged with tax evasion, Online Sales Tax Debate sees new life, Pennsylvania's alcohol tax, and more....

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By: Lauryn on 9/20/2013 12:30:00 AM

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