Spotify Mixes Up Tax Notices to D.C. and…

Digital music service Spotify surprised many of its subscribers yesterday, with those in D.C. learning they now had to pay Iowa’s sales tax on their subscription: Iowa subscribers got a similar message but reversed, informing…

How High Are State and Local Tax Collections…

Today’s state tax map shows state and local tax collections per capita in each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. D.C.’s tax collections per capita ($10,841) are higher than in any state.…

Who Can I Claim As a Dependent?

The article below is accurate for your 2018 taxes, the one that you file this year by the April 2019 deadline.  Under tax reform, you can no longer claim the dependent exemption, which was $4,050…

6 Reasons it Pays to File Your Taxes…

As the saying goes, “the early bird gets the worm.” Or is it the tax refund? Well, whether you file early or you are a tax procrastinator, you still may get a tax refund, but…

TurboTax Offers Free Filing for Military E1- E5

Continuing this tax season, TurboTax will still be offering the expansive military discount to all US active duty military and reservists. For service members in ranks E-1 to E-5, you can file both your federal…