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What You Need to Know This Tax Season (2022-23 Guide)

By Tom Jackson | February 14, 2023

If it’s that moment on the calendar when prognosticating becomes a daily ritual in America, it must be tax filing time again. Roughly 168 million of us know we must…

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Should I Pay Credit Cards or Tax Debt?

By Joey Johnston | August 15, 2019

The choice between paying credit card debt and taxes isn’t as simple as calculating money saved on interest. Failing to pay taxes has massive repercussions – just ask Martha Stewart.…

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What to do When You Can’t Pay Your Income Taxes: A 3-Step Plan

By Joey Johnston | March 15, 2017

It’s the least wonderful time of the year for millions of cash-strapped Americans thanks to three letters – I-R-S! Income tax returns are due April 18, but what if you…

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Kick-Start Your Emergency Fund with Your Tax Return

By Joey Johnston | February 23, 2017

One morning, the sound of raindrops wakes you up and your first thought is “Not another rainy day! And your second one is, “I’m late for work!” You make a…

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Social Security Increases Maximum Taxable Earnings for 2017

By Joey Johnston | January 11, 2017

The government just gave a raise to a lot of Americans who really need one. Now they just have to make sure Uncle Sam keeps his hands off the money.…

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How To Spend Your Tax Refund

By George Morris | February 22, 2016

It’s tax time. And for most us, this is the only time of year we get a windfall bigger than credit card rewards or grandma’s Christmas check. In fact, the…