April 17, 2011

Finally We Owe Money When We File Our Taxes

Its taken me forever, but I finally was able to pull all the pieces together this weekend to file my taxes. Its been a long time in the making, but I finally owe the government money when I file my...
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March 30, 2011

Acknowledgement of Response from VA Dept of Taxation

In January I finally got a response from the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Taxation. Back in March of 2009 I had received a phone call out of the blue from Diversified Collections Services (a collections agency) indicating I owed...
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November 23, 2010

Free Copy of TurboTax Basic

Intuit is offering a free download of TurboTax Basic (Federal Only) for Mac or Windows. I have found that the basic version allows you to cover all of your Federal income tax return needs, it just lacks the extra...
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June 9, 2009

An Update to the Collection Attempt for Back Taxes

About 1 month ago I received a terrifying phone call from DCS saying I owed a significant amount of money to the VA Dept of Taxation and needed to pay immediately or face wage garnishment. Well as it turns out,...
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April 30, 2009

Collections Company Coming After Me for Back Taxes

I got a very stressful call yesterday from DCS - Diversified Collections Services. The caller said that I owed $11,0333 dollars in back taxes to Virginia and unless I paid it within the next 2 days they would start the...
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March 30, 2009

Free SmartMoney Tax Guide

For those still working on their 2008 income taxes, here is a free SmartMoney Tax Guide that covers a lot of topics and tax reduction tips. I haven't had a chance to read through it in detail yet, but I...
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March 26, 2009

I Have 2 Copies of Taxcut with e-File to Giveway

If you haven't started working on your 2008 income taxes, here is a chance to win a free copy of Taxcut Premium with free e-file. I have 2 copies of Taxcut Premium with e-file to giveway from a PR...
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January 30, 2009

2008 Economic Stimulus Payment is now the Recovery Rebate Credit

Good news, we still get our economic stimulus payment. It dawned on me the other day that I just submitted our 2007 income tax return, and we needed to file our 2007 return to be eligible for the stimulus payment....
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January 21, 2009

3 Errors Ernst & Young Made on Our Income Taxes

We are finally getting ready to file our 2007 income taxes. Its been a long time in the making, but we finally got an initial cut at our tax return a couple weeks ago from Ernst & Young. EY was...
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February 27, 2008

Free Tax Software for Tax Year 2007

Ok here are the free / low cost tax software options I have found so far this year: Free Taxcut Basic (Federal Only) in mail. I received a CD in the mail a few weeks ago from H&R Block that...
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January 23, 2007

Free Tax Software

Here is a list of potential free copies of tax software to use: 1) Free Taxcut Basic (Federal Only) in mail. I received a CD in the mail a few weeks ago from H&R Block that contained a free version...
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April 27, 2006

So Much for Trying to Account for My Tax Liability

At the end of last year, I made an accounting adjustment for what I estimated my additional tax liability might have been for 2005. There was a great deal of uncertainty for me on how I was going to treat...
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April 10, 2006

2005 Federal Income Tax Analysis

Over the weekend I finished my 2005 federal income taxes. This was the most complex return for me due in part to the mid-year conversion of my house to a rental property.Background WorkPrior to finishing my 2005 taxes this weekend,...
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January 20, 2006

Better Deals on Tax Software

Since I purchased Taxcut Deluxe for a net $8.96, several better deals have surfaced:1) Free Taxcut Standard - my coworkers tell me its just as good as Taxcut Deluxe - just doesn't have as many of the videos I don't...
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January 13, 2006

Taxcut Deluxe + State, plus $10 Staples giftcard for $18.96

Just got back from Staples and am happy to report I was able to get Taxcut Deluxe + State, plus a $10 Staples giftcard (after Easy Rebate) for $18.96 (plus tax).Here is how I did it:1) Print out Walmart page...
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January 12, 2006

Hunting for the Best Deal on Tax Software

Its about that time of year again and I am in the hunt for a good deal on tax software. I don't care if I use turbotax or taxcut, but I really don't want to pay very much for it....
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