Tag Archives: Taxes

The Top 10 Tax Issues to Consider When Your Job Status Changes

If the economy has forced you into self-employment, sole proprietorship, or freelance consulting, here’s a guide to help you manage your new tax obligations

Many workers have been pushed into self-employment and freelance work this year. A leap into…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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Congress Expands Homeowner Tax Breaks

First-time homebuyer tax credit extended to June

If you were rushing to close on a house before the end of the year,…

By Renita Burns

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Is Your Job Search Tax Deductible?

If you�re on the job prowl, Uncle Sam can help

Just the thought of searching for a job can be exhausting. With all these necessary…

By Renita Burns

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Making Changes

Richard Battles adjusts his finances after retiring from the military

Richard Battles created a lifetime of memories during his 20-year Naval career. He lived in…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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What To Do Today to Prepare For This Year’s Taxes

Don�t let Uncle Sam catch you off guard

It’s not tax season yet, but by the time you finish feasting on turkey and…

By Renita Burns

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Manage Your Tax Obligations

Seven things to consider when your job status changes

Thousands of laid-off workers have been pushed into self-employment and freelance work this year. A…

By Vicki Lee Parker

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Committee Weighs Options to Improve Access to Capital

Small businesses seek more lending choices in tight market

A Congressional panel convened a hearing last week to explore ideas about how to improve…

By Joyce Jones

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Saving the Green While Going Green

How energy efficiency can help your bottom line

You’ve probably heard proponents pushing the case for everything green – from organic cosmetics to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Taming A Wild Economy

To fix a broken America, Roger Ferguson was one of the experts President Obama tapped. Now, this TIAA-CREF CEO and former Fed vice chairman shares his views about the financial markets and prospects for an economic rebound

Roger W. Ferguson Jr. has answered the call at a time when our
nation needs him…

By Alan Hughes

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College Finance 101: A Money-Saving Crash Course for Parents

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It’s great that you’re still basking in the warm, proud glow of your child’s high…

By Donald Jay Korn

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College Finance 101: A Money-Saving Crash Course for Parents

Ways to cut costs in paying for higher education

It’s great that you’re still basking in the warm, proud glow of your child’s high…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Obama Promotes Tax Cuts Against Backdrop of Protests

Critics say government debt to hit wealthy pockets hard

President Barack Obama marked this year’s tax filing deadline at a White House event to…

By Joyce Jones

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Day 86

On tax day, the Obama administration was greeted by tea parties organized by people who…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Obama on the Record: Taxes

THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. I decided not to bring Bo today — because…

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Tax Relief to Working Americans

Today, on Tax Day, President Obama will meet with several working families, just like the…

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The Cutting Edge: Big Tax Refund? You Might Want to Think Twice

Overpaying Uncle Sam is like giving him an interest-free loan

There is such a thing as overpaying Uncle Sam. Though buxom tax returns can seem…

By Renita Burns

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Dealing With a Large Tax Bill

Having trouble paying the IRS? Consider these options

After De’Lante A. Rawls, 34, left his job as an insurance agent in 2002 to…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Cutting Edge: Tax Tips for First-Time Filers

Don�t let ignorance cost you money, time

If this is your first time filing as an independent, or you’ve just started taking…

By Renita Burns

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House Passes Greed Tax

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 328-93 today to approve a bill that taxes bonuses…

By Joyce Jones

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Small Business Owners: Be Diligent in Filing Your Taxes This Year

Know how best to proceed to avoid costly penalties

Small business owners nationwide usually find themselves waiting with bated breath for their tax filings’…

By Aisha I. Jefferson

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