No one likes to think about medical emergencies or hardships, but the truth is, many people will face a situation at some point in their lives where insurance does not begin to cover all of the expenses incurred from a health issue. During those situations, the IRS offers some relief to taxpayers in the formRead more about Medical Expenses and Your Taxes for the 2018 Filing Year[…]
Several changes took effect in 2018 that will affect taxpayers filing in the spring of 2019. Here’s what you need to know.
For those pursuing post-high-school education, the IRS offers two potential education tax credits that can reduce your tax liability and possibly even make you eligible for a refund. It’s important to know if these credits apply for you and your family. What are the types of education tax credits? The two credits are the AmericanRead more about Do You Qualify for Education Tax Credits?[…]
If you work for an employer who withholds income taxes for you, you may never have to worry about estimated taxes. However, estimated taxes are important to know about if you have self-employment income, either full- or part-time, because if you haven’t paid enough income tax during the year, you may be faced with aRead more about What You Need to Know About Estimated Taxes[…]
If you work for a company that issues W-2s, you might have also received a form called a 1095-A, the “Health Insurance Marketplace Statement.” Why does your health insurance coverage matter at tax time? Because, according to the federal government, if you can afford to buy insurance but choose not to carry it, you mayRead more about Why Your Health Insurance Matters at Tax Time[…]