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How Much Does It Cost to Get Your Taxes Done?

Despite life's uncertainty, some things remain constant - like the need to file a tax return. As tax season begins, you may be asking yourself: should I file my own tax returns with the help of tax software, or should I hire someone to do it for me? Your decision will likely be influenced by cost. So, how much does it cost to have a professional do your taxes? Learn in our complete guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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Standard Deduction: How Much Is It and How Can You Take It?

It doesn't matter whether you're a business owner or an employee: you probably want to keep your income tax bill as low as possible. Each year, you must choose whether to take the standard deduction or itemize deductions on your federal income tax return. Learn all about the standard deduction, how much it is, and how to take it in this guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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What is Schedule E?

When you earn rental income on a residence, building, or receive royalties from a partnership or S corporation, you must prepare Schedule E for your tax return. Learn all about IRS form Schedule E in this guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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What Are Business Expenses? Examples and Tax Tips

The cost of doing business is unavoidable. However, with careful attention, you can use business expenses in your favor to decrease your tax liability. Learn how to maximize your profit when using legitimate business expenses to reduce your taxes in this complete guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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Schedule D: Capital Gains and Losses - Guide

In the case of capital gains or losses (from selling stocks, options, or crypto), or if you sold your home, you'll use Schedule D: Capital Gains and Losses. However, you may not be familiar with it. Here's everything you need to know about Schedule D, when to file it, and how. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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Twitch Streamer Taxes: Easy Guide for Streamers

Successful streamers must pay taxes, just like any other business. As you begin your streaming journey, you might wonder what taxes you will have to pay. Learn everything you need to know about taxes as a Twitch streamer in this easy guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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What is Schedule B: Interest and Ordinary Dividends?

Investing your money is one of the best ways to increase its value as you earn interest and dividends. That income doesn't come for free, however - there are taxes to pay. Learn all about Schedule B: Interest and Ordinary Dividends, when you need to file, and how in our guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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How To Choose The Right Tax Filing Status

There are five different types of tax filing statuses. How you file your taxes can have a big impact on what you owe and what forms you need to complete. Find out how your tax filing status can affect which tax deductions and credits you can claim, and choose the correct one when you file your taxes. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
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Should Married Couples File Jointly or Separately?

To take advantage of the tax benefits that come with being married, every couple should file jointly, right? In terms of tax strategies, many couples don't realize that filing separately may be the better choice. Learn the reasons why married couples file jointly or separately. Read more

Carol Nachbaur

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