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How Many Credit Cards Should You Have? - Ultimate Guide

As long as you manage them responsibly, multiple credit cards can benefit your finances. The ideal number of cards varies greatly from person to person because financial wants and needs differ so much. Learn how many credit cards you should have in our guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

NFT Tax Guide: What Investors and Creators Need to Know

Nonfungible tokens, or NFTs, are a new enterprise that is attracting a lot of attention. Yet just because they're new doesn't mean the IRS won't be paying attention to them. This comprehensive guide explains how NFTs will affect you come tax season. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

Taxes for US Service Members – Military Tax Guide

During tax season, members of the United States Armed Forces are frequently deployed outside their home state or country. There are many resources available to make tax time easier as a US service member. Learn everything you need to know about your taxes as a member of the military in this ultimate guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

What is IRS Schedule 1?

Most taxpayers have additional forms, or schedules, to accompany their federal tax returns. One of these forms is Schedule 1 (Form 1040), which outlines different types of income not reported. Learn all about Schedule 1, and when you should file it, in this guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

Schedule C Guide: Everything you need to know

The Schedule C: Profit or Loss From Business shows how much money you made or lost when you operated your own business as a sole proprietorship. Learn everything you need to know about this self employed tax form in our ultimate guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

What is an Enrolled Agent (EA)?

Tax professionals who have earned the Enrolled Agent or EA designation are truly tax experts. Learn all about enrolled agents, and when you might need one, in this explanatory guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

Rules for Claiming a Dependent on Your Tax Return

A tax dependent is a child or relative whose characteristics and relationship to you qualify you for tax benefits. It can be difficult to tell if someone is a tax dependent - here's a quick rundown. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

Turbotax Vs. Accountant: Which Is Right For You?

Even though Turbotax and other programs are easy to use, they have their own limitations.  Spending the extra cash to hire a professional can actually save you money in the long run if your financial situation becomes complex. Learn when you should leave the software to an experienced professional in our guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur
Tax Tips

Amending Your Tax Return: How, When, Why

All of us make mistakes - it's a fact of life. If you've filed your income tax return but discover you made a mistake, learn how to amend your tax return using Form 1040X, when to amend a return, and more in our complete guide. Read more

Carol Nachbaur

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