Tax Talk

  • October 15th is today…Your Taxes are Due!

    Today is the last day to file your taxes which have previously been given an extension. Last year you were given a little longer, but not this year. E-file them, or get them postmarked today!  You may pay additional fines and penalties for not doing so.

    A Farewell Letter to IRS Commissioner Shulman

    It was no surprise that IRS Commissioner Shulman announced today that he is ending his term. We knew he planned on it. He ends his term just after the presidential election. Shulman has been the Commissioner since March 24, 2008 and his term ends on the 9th day of November of this year.  He leaves […]

    Liberty Tax & Wal-Mart: Making Up for the Kids

    About five years ago, Walmart decided it really only needed two major tax preparation firms to satisfy the needs of its patrons, H&R Block and Jackson Hewitt. Before this decision, Liberty had operated 30-40 seasonal kiosks in Walmarts around the country. In a crazy game of tax-franchise “wife-swapping,” Jackson Hewitt recently assumed all of the […]

    Webinar Reminder! Tonight- Itemized Vs. Standard Deductions

    Webinar Overview: Itemized Deductions vs. Standard Deductions – What is the difference? When to itemize? What is the deductible? What records are needed when filed? Specifics to Schedule A’s. *Recording will be archived and posted on your partner portal for later viewing. Enjoy! Itemized vs. Standard Deductions Join us for a Webinar on October 4 […]

    Tax Filing Extension Deadline Quickly Approaching!

    There are more than 11 million taxpayers who have requested an automatic six-month extension this year and have yet to file. October 15 is the deadline, but there are exceptions. There are always exceptions. Are you serving in Iraq or Afghanistan or a combat zone? If so, you can stop reading, but the majority of […]

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