Category Archives: Taxes

Summary of Tax Changes for 2011

Summary of Tax Changes for 2011

The end of the 2010 marked the sunset of certain tax cuts found in the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA) and the Jobs and Growth Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2003 (JGTRRA ) commonly referred to as the Bush Tax Cuts.   Well, last week was as crazy of a week

What does your Tax Return Say About You and Your Financial Health?

What does your Tax Return Say About You and Your Financial Health?

I just recently discovered the new York Times Series titled, Financial Tuneup whereby author Ron Lieber attempts To tackle the never-ending, ever-multiplying list of undone money tasks in your life, he came up with the idea of taking a fiscal health day — a single day to tuneup your personal finances, during business hours. I

What is a Sin Tax?

What is a Sin Tax?

I generally have a problem with most so called sin taxes.  I think my main problem with sin taxes have to do with politicians purporting them to be anything other than a way to raise money. What are Sin Taxes? Sin taxes can be defined as A state-sponsored tax that is added to products or

Don’t Forget to File your State Income Tax Extension

Filing your Federal Income Tax Extension is easy and should be free, but I haven’t seen much about filing your state income tax extension, or if there are other state forms you may need.  So I researched where to find each State’s tax forms. Where to go for Each State’s Income Tax Extension Form? While most States