Taxpayers: don’t wait until October 17 to file a 2021 tax return

For people who requested an IRS extension to file, Oct. 17, 2022, deadline may seem far away, but it's coming up fast. Taxpayers who haven't filed, whether they requested an extension or not, should file a complete and accurate return as soon as possible. For people who have all their [...]

By |2022-08-27T10:01:54-08:00August 30th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on Taxpayers: don’t wait until October 17 to file a 2021 tax return

Essential personal safety tactics for college students to stay safe

Being away from home is hard enough but according to RAINN.org, approximately one in five college females experience sexual assault through physical force, violence or incapacitation. As college students head back to campus, Personal Safety Expert and Founder of the SABRE College Safety Program David Nance provides essential self-defense options that address [...]

By |2022-08-24T11:22:19-08:00August 25th, 2022|Academics|Comments Off on Essential personal safety tactics for college students to stay safe

Taxpayers be sure to have all info before going to a tax pro

Taxpayers using a professional tax preparer should make sure they have all their information readily available before their appointment. Collecting their information and getting copies of any missing documents before taxpayers sit down to prepare their return is critical to filing an accurate tax return. Having organized records and information [...]

By |2022-08-20T15:00:11-08:00August 23rd, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on Taxpayers be sure to have all info before going to a tax pro

US spending on recreation to jump 29% amid post COVID

US personal consumption spending on recreation services is forecast to grow 9.9% annually in nominal terms through 2026, according to Recreation: United States. In real (inflation-adjusted) terms, spending is projected to advance 7.9% yearly over that span. Gains will stem from a return to trend following the relaxation of COVID-19 restrictions. Further [...]

By |2022-08-17T10:17:42-08:00August 18th, 2022|Lifestyle|Comments Off on US spending on recreation to jump 29% amid post COVID

New school year: max educator expense deduction rises to $300

As the new school year begins, the Internal Revenue Service reminds teachers and other educators that they'll be able to deduct up to $300 of out-of-pocket classroom expenses for 2022 when they file their federal income tax return next year. This is the first time the annual limit has increased [...]

By |2022-08-13T10:14:08-08:00August 16th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on New school year: max educator expense deduction rises to $300

Parents spending more on back-to-school shopping than last year

Jeans, T-shirts, hoodies ... The new Debt.com poll that shows 45 percent of parents are spending at least $200 per child this year – compared to only 29 percent in 2021. And 27 percent will spend more than $300 per child. Debt.com's 2022 parent survey also reports that 8 in 10 said inflation will translate into [...]

By |2022-08-10T17:13:54-08:00August 11th, 2022|Academics|Comments Off on Parents spending more on back-to-school shopping than last year

Worker classification 101: employee or independent contractor?

A business might pay an independent contractor and an employee for the same or similar work, but there are key legal differences between the two. It is critical for business owners to correctly determine whether the people providing services are employees or independent contractors, according to a news release. Here's [...]

By |2022-08-05T16:32:46-08:00August 9th, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on Worker classification 101: employee or independent contractor?

New report reveals now is the time to book holiday flights

If you're dreaming of a great holiday vacation you best start booking now to get the best prices for where you hope to vacation CheapAir.com has released its 2022 Holiday Flight-Report, revealing how to get the best prices on holiday travel this year. The report analyzed 11,000 travel itineraries to determine the best-value [...]

By |2022-08-03T11:34:32-08:00August 4th, 2022|Lifestyle|Comments Off on New report reveals now is the time to book holiday flights

Before calling the IRS, know what info it needs to verify your ID

When taxpayers have a question, their first stop should be IRS.gov. The Let Us Help You page is a great way to get answers to tax questions fast. People who call the IRS for additional help will need to have information available to verify their identity. This is part of the agency's [...]

By |2022-07-30T14:35:53-08:00August 2nd, 2022|Finance|Comments Off on Before calling the IRS, know what info it needs to verify your ID

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