Missed tax filing deadline? File now to avoid bigger bill

While the federal income tax-filing deadline has passed for most people, there are some taxpayers who have not yet filed their tax returns. The Internal Revenue Service encourages them to file now, even if they can’t pay to avoid potential penalties and interest, according to the IRS. There are many [...]

By |2019-04-29T17:22:05-08:00April 30th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on Missed tax filing deadline? File now to avoid bigger bill

Best places to be a real estate agent

With February bringing the biggest month-to-month rise in existing-home sales since 2015, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2019's Best Places to Be a Real Estate Agent should you be thinking of starting or continuing your career in the industry. To determine the best markets for real-estate agents, [...]

By |2019-04-24T20:06:42-08:00April 25th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Best places to be a real estate agent

IRS to host nationwide tax forums in 5 cities this summer

Summer is not far off and if you haven't made any plans yet the Internal Revenue Service has recently announced its schedule for its popular and informative "Nationwide Tax Forums," held in five major cities across the United States. The IRS said tax professionals may be ale to earn up [...]

By |2019-04-22T15:12:02-08:00April 23rd, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on IRS to host nationwide tax forums in 5 cities this summer

Consider these part-time summer jobs to earn extra cash

Summer is around the corner and it could be the perfect time for acquiring a part-time job in your community and make some extra cash at the same time. Whether you are a graduating senior in high school and heading off to college in the fall, a single mom in [...]

By |2019-04-17T20:23:03-08:00April 18th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Consider these part-time summer jobs to earn extra cash

Couldn’t pay taxes on time? IRS has payments and installment agreements

As the official tax-filing deadline  (April 15) has come and gone, the Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers who have yet to file their tax returns that there are a variety of options to help them. IRS tax help is available 24 hours a day on IRS.gov. Whether filing a [...]

By |2019-04-15T15:41:15-08:00April 16th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on Couldn’t pay taxes on time? IRS has payments and installment agreements

Where are the Most Diverse Cities in America?

With immigration policy remaining a hot-button issue in 2019’s political landscape, the personal-finance website WalletHub issued its report on 2019’s Most Diverse Cities in America. To determine the places in the U.S. with the most mixed demographics, WalletHub compared the profiles of more than 500 of the largest cities across [...]

By |2019-04-10T10:00:04-08:00April 11th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Where are the Most Diverse Cities in America?

IRS Offers Forms, Publications to Help People Pay Right Amount in 2019

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding self-employed individuals, retirees, investors and others who pay their taxes quarterly the first estimated tax payment for tax year 2019 is due Monday, April 15, 2019, for most taxpayers. A 2018 tax return and 2019 Form 1040-ES, Estimated Tax for Individuals, can help these [...]

By |2019-04-06T10:30:26-08:00April 9th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on IRS Offers Forms, Publications to Help People Pay Right Amount in 2019

Florida Cities Top Places for Family Spring Break Trips

Florida, the Caribbean, Mexico ... The first wave of family spring break has ended but students from major cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington, D.C. are getting ready for their recesses at the end of April. CheapOair, an online travel agency and provider of cheap flights, [...]

By |2019-05-02T18:46:08-08:00April 4th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Florida Cities Top Places for Family Spring Break Trips

New SALT limit: IRS Explains Tax Treatment of State and Local Tax Refunds

The Internal Revenue Service clarified the tax treatment of state and local tax refunds arising from any year in which the new limit on the state and local tax (SALT) deduction is in effect. In Revenue Ruling 2019-11 (PDF), posted on IRS.gov, the IRS provided four examples illustrating how the long-standing [...]

By |2019-04-01T13:43:30-08:00April 2nd, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on New SALT limit: IRS Explains Tax Treatment of State and Local Tax Refunds