Category Archives: Taxes

How Do I Know I Need A TIN?

How Do I Know I Need A TIN?

One thing that most people dread doing is taxes. When tax season rolls around, we would rather be doing literally anything else, which is why many of us choose to have professionals handle our taxes rather than deal with it ourselves. However, one item that you must have is a tax ID number or TIN.… Continue Reading

What Starting a Small Business Does to Your Taxes

Most entrepreneurs hope beyond hope that their big business idea will make them rich — but few realize that a successful small business changes more than its founder’s bank accounts. Particularly, starting a small business can make tax season even more of a headache for entrepreneurs who weren’t prepared for filing anything different from their… Continue Reading

6 Tips for Preparing Your Own Taxes

6 Tips for Preparing Your Own Taxes

With less than a week until February ends, I’m sure there’s only one thing on your mind: Preparing your taxes!  Alright, I suppose that if you aren’t big on reading and/or writing about money and money management, you probably have given much thought to preparing your taxes.  It’s traditionally more of a late-March into early-April… Continue Reading

12 Goodies for Tax Day 2013

12 Goodies for Tax Day 2013

It’s April 15th, and here in the United States, that means one thing: Tax Day! Yes, that fun and excitement has come upon us once again. I’m sure, though, that the smart, forward-thinking, and generally awesome people who read my blog have not only completed their taxes already, but have started to prepare for next year’s taxes. You probably don’t think of April 15th as different from any other Monday.

But for many people, April 15th is not only the last day to file taxes, but the day to file taxes. It’s one of the most stressful and infuriating days in the entire year, and numerous corporations have decided to take advantage of that fact. Not by making it more stressful and infuriating, but instead, by offering giveaways, discounts, and other specials to mark the day and its passing. Continue Reading