Strange But Legitimate Tax Deductions from TurboTax.com

Strange But Legitimate Tax Deductions from TurboTax.com

Tax season is anticipated by some and dreaded by others. For accountants and tax professionals, however, it can be a time of amusement. Tax professionals are used to helping people get the maximum deductions on their taxes, but there are some deductions that take the cake. TurboTax professionals often highlight the odd, but legitimate, tax deductions that they see every year.

Fido’s New Pad Can Pad Your Refund

Did you know that you can claim a deduction for moving expenses for your pet? If you are relocating for a new job, you can … Read more at 2009 Tax.

Tax Carnival Ecstasy – January 10, 2013

Welcome to the January 10, 2013 edition of Tax Carnival Ecstasy. In this edition we have an article from John Schmoll on the First Steps to Investing in the Stock Market for those looking to save for retirement. Bill Smith looks at President Obama And The Fiscal Cliff Deal that was recently signed after passage in the House of Representatives. And finally we have a post on Ways An IRS Tax Lawyer Help You.  Hope you enjoy the articles in the carnival, bookmark our page, like on Facebook, tweet, share with your friends and come back soon.

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Electronic Version Of Pub 17: Getting Cozy With The IRS

Electronic Version Of Pub 17

The electronic version of pub 17 is in PDF format. It contains valuable information about filing your federal tax return. The precise link from which to download the PDF is https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p17.pdf. The easiest way to work with it is to save the document on your computer hard drive. That way, you won’t need Internet access if you have to refer to the file again in the future.

Most likely, you’ll need to look into it more than once, especially at crunch time, when the tax deadline is near. If you have enough time, you may … Read more at 2009 Tax.

Tax Carnival ecstasy – November 13, 2012

Welcome to the November 13, 2012 edition of Tax Carnival Ecstasy. In this edition we some really good articles including one from Bill Smith who looks at Saving Money and Time On Taxes this coming tax season. John Schmoll examines the Fiscal Cliff and whether we Should We Really be Concerned. Have you ever wondered if the S&P has a Seasonal Pattern? Alex Peters has an article covering the topic. Finally, Dave Leonard wants you to reconsider Paying your Taxes With a Credit Card. Hope you come back soon, like us on Facebook, tweet this post, bookmark and share with … Read more at 2009 Tax.

Tips to Get TurboTax Discounts

Tips to Get TurboTax Discounts

Turbotax software comes in various different versions like Premier, Deluxe, etc. Turbo tax software is used to prepare both State & Federal Income Tax Returns. One of the best things about the software is that it is regularly updated once the IRS completes any revisions to the tax forms. This software is widely used because of its user-friendly interface and its step by step assistance to the tax payers.

Most of the people today are using Turbo tax so that they can prepare their taxes on their own. It’s very popular because it allows payers … Read more at 2009 Tax.

Gay Marriage Makes Filing Federal Tax Returns A Labyrinth

Filing Federal Tax Returns

Filing Federal Tax Returns

There are many difficulties inherent in filing federal tax returns for same sex couples.  Even in states where gay marriage has been legalized, issues abound.  Because of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) even when a state legalizes gay marriage, it isn’t recognized on a federal level.  As a result, filing taxes jointly, like most married couples around the country do, is not possible for a same-sex couple.  Many same-sex couples go to tax agencies to make sense out of the complicated mess that their taxes have become.  These tax agencies often offer free federal tax filingRead more at 2009 Tax.