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Why Valentine's Day Is a Good Time to Assess Your Tax Situation

Mark Steber | Posted 04.14.2014 | Money
Mark Steber

Just like how your relationship status affects how you spend Valentine's Day, it can impact your taxes.

A Look at How Marital Status Affects Your Tax Return in Light of the Recent DOMA Decision

Mark Steber | Posted 09.01.2013 | Business
Mark Steber

Who will the IRS consider married for federal tax purposes? What about State taxes? Can taxpayers go back and amend prior tax returns or only go forward?

When You Should File an Amended Tax Return

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.29.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

Although it's tempting to let such mistakes slide, chances are the IRS will discover the error eventually, and when they do you could be liable for interest and penalties going back to the due date of the original tax return.

Is the IRS' 'Marriage Penalty' Real?

Jason Alderman | Posted 10.09.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

Marriage does indeed have many financial ramifications -- both good and bad -- and several involve the dilemma over whether to file income taxes together or separately. Let's sort through the noise.