Prepping Your Receipts for Your 2017 Taxes

Prepping Your Receipts for Your 2017 Taxes

Tax time is never fun. Even if you are expecting to get some money back, you still have to jump through hoops finding your records and then filling out the forms. If you’re like most people, a full year of spending is now crammed in a shoe box with “Receipts for 2017...
5 Ways to Settle Tax Debt with the IRS for Less

5 Ways to Settle Tax Debt with the IRS for Less

We hesitate to compare the Internal Revenue Service with a medieval torture team. From where we sit, they are a nice bunch of people collecting money owed so we can run the country. That said, the federal government did give them a few ‘legal screws’ they can tighten...
5 Tips for Tax Avoidance Strategies

5 Tips for Tax Avoidance Strategies

No one can avoid paying taxes entirely — at least not legally. However, there are plenty of tax avoidance strategies that allow you to reduce how much you owe, legitimately. You can even return to some of your prior tax returns to claim refunds, if you find out that...
Taxable Income vs Non-taxable Income

Taxable Income vs Non-taxable Income

Your yearly income is defined as any income that you have accrued during a given year. For most of us, we just think of that as the salary that we receive from work. Although this typically makes up the largest part of our income, it is not the full-story. There are...
How to Release Wage Garnishment

How to Release Wage Garnishment

Wage garnishments are a common legal method of recovering overdue debt. They normally arrive in the form of a court order that instructs an employer to deduct a specific amount from an employee’s earnings for payment of an outstanding debt. In the case of a taxpayer...