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How does healthcare impact my taxes?

Healthcare is a major expense for most families. If your employer doesn’t cover insurance premiums or you have a high-deductible health plan, it may be especially tough. Luckily, some families may qualify for healthcare tax breaks. These are some of the most common ones to be aware of. 1. You may have to pay back...

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Getting a head start on 2020 tax planning

If you have already filed your taxes, it may be nice to finally focus on other priorities. While it’s easy to cast your tax planning aside, there is no better time to get ahead. With last year’s mistakes fresh on your mind, simple changes won’t take long. Here are a few easy ways to get...

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9 ways to start preparing for 2020 taxes

If you’re still licking your tax wounds, you may not be eager to dive into planning for 2020. As painful as it may be, now is the perfect time to learn from your mistakes and pivot. Here are nine smart ways to start preparing for next year’s return. 1. Compare your 2018 vs. 2019 tax...

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There’s no better time to create your 2020 tax checklist

When tax season finally ends, it may be tempting to shove every bit of paperwork into your deepest, darkest drawer. It’s a relief to ignore W-2s, 1099s, and 1040 for another year, but are you missing an opportunity to get ahead? Absolutely. We get it. Spending another minute on taxes may be the last thing...

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Last-Minute Tax Tips

At the beginning of tax season, you may be eager to stay organized. Armed with a checklist of paperwork, you collect everything needed well in advance. But life happens, and before you know it, the tax deadline is approaching. If this sounds familiar, you are far from alone. Last year, 14 million taxpayers waited until...

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3 Answers to Common Tax Questions

As we reach the final stretch of tax season, one thing is certain: filing is as confusing as ever. With the deadline rapidly approaching, you may feel overwhelmed — or even embarrassed — to ask about certain things. We’ve answered three of the most pressing tax questions to ease the sting of last-minute filing. I...