Taxes

Deducting Student Loan Interest Payments

Deducting Student Loan Interest Payments

Millions of Americans are drowning in student loan debt. There are more than 44 million student loan borrowers. They each owe on average $37,172. That’s the bad news. But there is some good news ...Read more

How New Tax Reform Affects the Child Tax Credit

How New Tax Reform Affects the Child Tax Credit

If you’re a parent or have dependents, you need to know about the child tax credit. It can save you thousands of dollars on your taxes. Moreover, as a result of tax reform, far more people can get ...Read more

How to Become a Tax Preparer

How to Become a Tax Preparer

Preparing tax returns can be a lucrative full-time or part-time business. And it can be easier than you think to become a tax preparer. What types of people prepare tax returns? There are over one ...Read more

How to Get an EIN, Business Tax Identification Number

How to Get an EIN, Business Tax Identification Number

Many types of businesses must obtain a special tax identification number from the IRS. If you have a business or are self-employed, you need to know: What is a business tax ID number? Why is ...Read more

States with the Lowest and Highest Taxes

States with the Lowest and Highest Taxes

Scouting out a location for your business? The state where you operate has a major impact on how much state income tax you pay. Continue reading to identify the states with the lowest and highest ...Read more

How to Get a Copy of Your Tax Return

How to Get a Copy of Your Tax Return

The IRS says you should keep a copy of your tax return for at least three years. If you don’t have a copy, you can order one from the IRS. However, lenders and others want a tax transcript from the ...Read more

How Much Do You Have to Make to File a Tax Return?

How Much Do You Have to Make to File a Tax Return?

How much money do you have to earn to have to file an income tax return? Like most things in the tax world, it depends. Filing rules for the self-employed If you’re self-employed, the rule is ...Read more