Form 1099-DIV is a tax form you get when investments pay out dividends and distributions. Find out what each box means and how it affects your taxes.
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When I was first starting out with my home business, I could have used a helpful guide on self-employed taxes. Learn more about self-employed taxes with this comprehensive guide from TaxHelp.org.
Starting in 2014, the individual mandate for health insurance coverage is in effect. However, once you look deeper, it becomes apparent that the Obamacare tax penalty lacks teeth.
This is something that I don’t get. I don’t think it’s “punishment” for success when the wealthy pay higher taxes. I’m not sure how contributing more to the general advancement of society is a punishment.
One of the biggest stories of the new year is that Colorado started allowing the sale of marijuana for recreational purposes on January 1, 2014. So far it has brought in $1.24 million in taxes.
After a few years I realized that I needed a little more help. Here are the 3 signs that led me to hire an accountant for my taxes:
As you sort through your taxes for the 2013 filing season, and as you plan for the 2014 tax year, the tax preparation company Jackson-Hewitt suggests you keep these four things in mind: