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Everything You Need to Know About 2016 Marketplace Open Enrollment

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 11.12.2015 | Business
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

For many, evaluating health care coverage options is a really big decision, as it affects both health choices and finances, but with the right information and tools at hand, the process of signing up for and later reporting health care coverage on tax returns is simpler than ever. Here are some important things to know.

TurboTax Answers 5 Most Commonly Asked Tax Questions

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 06.08.2015 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

What are the most common tax questions from taxpayers? Here is a look at this season's top five most frequently asked tax questions and answers.

TurboTax to H&R Block: A Review of the Best Tax Services of 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.15.2015 | Money

And while tax preparation software makes filing faster and easier, there were several changes to popular tax prep services this year, leaving many filers confused about which product is right for them.

TurboTax Resumes State Tax Filings

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business

The company said the fraudulent returns did not result from a breach of its own systems.

What TurboTax Doesn't Want You To Know

ProPublica | Liz Day | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business

Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a small town mayor and other community leaders wrote op-eds and letters to Congress with remark...

5 More Ways VA Is Helping Out Vets

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Craig Newmark

The Department of Veterans Affairs is doing some really good stuff for vets that no one hears about, catching up since 2009. I've helped, in a very minor way for several years, now I gotta do more, for VA, military families, and vets.

Big Improvements in VA Self-service for Disability Claims Processing

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.20.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

You can use something like TurboTax to do your own taxes. You get the right records, and use their software to submit an entire package. Veterans Affairs is now deploying something real similar.

NYC: My Own Personal Cocktail Party

Jeanne Martinet | Posted 06.19.2013 | New York
Jeanne Martinet

At the risk of seeming New York-centric, I believe people here tend to be more culturally-diverse and more engaged in what goes on around them than people in most other places, so our conversations tend to be more interesting -- and often more unguarded.

Hate Filing Your Tax Return? Good

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
Joseph J. Thorndike

People everywhere hate taxes. What makes the United States distinctive, I think, is our insistence on collecting so much of our tax revenue in a distinctly unpleasant way. No stealthy value-added taxes for us! We're going to do it the hard way.

TurboTax's Dirty Secret That Makes Your Life More Complicated

ProPublica | Liz Day | Posted 03.27.2013 | Business

This story was co-produced with NPR.Imagine filing your income taxes in five minutes -- and for free. You'd open up a pre-filled return, see what the ...

Health Care and Your Taxes

Bob Meighan | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business
Bob Meighan

The U.S. health care system is about to collide with the U.S. tax system, so it's no surprise Americans are wondering what that will mean for their health care, their taxes, and most important, for themselves and their families.

Family Bonding at Tax Time

Hayden Bixby | Posted 06.15.2012 | Money
Hayden Bixby

I have to admit that I'm sad to see another tax season come to a close. I'm not saying I love paying taxes, but I am saying that I love doing taxes.

Catherine New

Someone Else May Have Filed Your Taxes | Catherine New | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

Mike Bucalo Jr., 71, has never lived in Miami. He's spent the past 25 years in Akron, Ohio. Yet according to his 2011 tax return filed in January, he ...

Your Phone Can Do Your Taxes

DailyWorth | Posted 06.11.2012 | Money

If you still haven't done your taxes -- even with the extended April 17 deadline, even though your taxes are pretty simple (no kids, no real estate, no investment income) -- it's time to go mobile.

Loren Berlin

TurboTax Customers Say They Can't Access Tax Refunds | Loren Berlin | Posted 04.11.2012 | Money

As if filing taxes isn't already a pain, some consumers are facing another giant hassle: They can't access their tax refund. Customers who filed th...

Tax Tips: 6 Money Saving Opportunities You Shouldn't Miss

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Business
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

Before you file your taxes, here are some simple tax tips you can't afford to miss.

All Jobless Benefits Received Last Year Can Be Taxed As Income

AP | By CAROLE FELDMAN | Posted 01.23.2012 | Business

-- The jobless rate is dipping, but millions of people are still out of work. And that could have implications when they file their income tax return...

Five Tax Deductions You Don't Want To Miss

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 10.18.2013 | Business
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

Before you file your taxes, here are some of the simple tax tips you don't want to miss.

DIY Tax Preparation: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Barbara Weltman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Every business owner is required to complete a tax return every year, whether or not the business makes any money. The majority opt to use tax profess...

Do Your Own Damn Taxes

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

Should members of Congress be forced to do their own taxes? Anesthetized by too much tax assistance, politicians aren't motivated to do the hard work of crafting tax reform.

Tax And Accounting Software: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Barbara Weltman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

Automating your business processes, including tax responsibilities, can save you time and money. And fortunately, there are plenty of software offerin...

Free Tax Prep to Help You Get and Save More

Bob Meighan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Bob Meighan

As W-2s begin arriving in mailboxes around the country, American consumers' thoughts turn to taxes. It's no wonder. It's estimated that taxpayers spend more than 3.5 billion hours and almost $30 billion annually to comply with Uncle Sam.

Chicago Slacking On Taxes: Second Latest Filers In The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The deadline to file taxes is creeping up, but Chicagoans are in no hurry. According to Intuit Inc., makers of Turbo Tax software, Chicago is the nu...