Since forming my business last year, the issue of paying estimated taxes has come up throughout the year. In 2011, it wasn't necessary because my online income was minimal, but for 2012, the question is coming up again, and my decision is a good case study for those of you wondering whether you need to … Continue reading Estimating My Estimated Taxes
5 New Tax Lessons for 2012
It's February 1st and while for most Americans, taxes are still a distant thought, my business taxes were filed last weekend and my personal taxes are "in the envelope," so to speak. I'm not trying to be an A+ student, I simply want my money back. 😉 While I strive for the $0 refund every … Continue reading 5 New Tax Lessons for 2012
Radio Interview: Tips for Tax Time
I recently had an amazing opportunity to share some tax-time tips with a wide radio audience. The interview aired this Sunday on many of the K-Love affiliates throughout the country. Hear the audio and revisit my best tips here!
Who Should Bear the Cost of Public Education?
A reader recently remarked that it's unfair for her, a single woman with no kids, to be paying for other people's public education. What's your take?
TurboTax Online Rocks My World Every Year
I just finished up filing my taxes with TurboTax Online for the 5th or 6th year in a row. I just love this software!
2011 Tax-Time Tips: 3rd Edition
Tax time is always a fun time in our house--mostly because I try to get them done as fast as possible. Here are a few of my tips for 2010.
January is Here: Time to Adjust Your W-4
I start every year by calculating my estimated tax burden and adjusting my W-4 accordingly. Here's the best tool I've found for this purpose.
Tips for a Smaller Headache This Tax Season
Today, I share my top four tax tips that we've used for many years. What are your favorite tax strategies? Feel free to share them here!
5 Important Tasks After a New Baby’s Birth
We have a date set for the birth of our baby boy! Here are 6 things we'll take care of immediately after that are often overlooked.
Where is My Tax Money Spent? A Visual Guide
Today, I'd like to introduce my readers to a wonderful resource I found a few weeks ago that can tell you exactly where your tax money is going. Produced by Jess Backman at WallStats.com, this 6-square-foot poster of goodness describes, in painstakingly articulate detail, each branch and department of government and how much of the … Continue reading Where is My Tax Money Spent? A Visual Guide