5 States that Will Take the Most of Your Paycheck in Income Taxes

By Caroline Zaayer Kaufman, Monster Contributing Writer Click here to view the original article. If you’re planning a move to another state for work it might be wise to consider what you’ll pay in property tax, sales tax and, of course, how big of a chunk the state...

What’s Broke About Health Care

The Gate Keepers of Death, by David Glenn Cox There are several reasons that I believe we won’t get adequate healthcare reform. The first reason is that we don’t really deserve it. We let the political class ride unicycles and juggle bowling pins, anything...

This Is Why There Are No Jobs in America

By Porter Stansberry I’d like to make you a business offer. Seriously. This is a real offer. In fact, you really can’t turn me down, as you’ll come to understand in a moment… Here’s the deal. You’re going to start a business or expand the...

Understanding Florida County Tangible Personal Property Tax

Florida assesses an ad valorem tax on all tangible personal property used in a trade or business located in each Florida County. This includes furniture and furnishings in rental properties. Generally, any tagged rolling stock is exempt from this tax, but not the...

Recently Married or Divorced? Read This!

If you were married or divorced recently, there are a couple of things you’ll want to do to ensure the name on your tax return matches the name registered with the Social Security Administration. Here are five facts from the IRS for recently married or divorced...

“…taxes shall be as low as possible…”

In the case of Gregory v. Helvering 69 F.2d 809, 810 (2d Cir. 1934), aff’d, 293 U.S. 465, 55 S.Ct. 266, 79 L.Ed. 596 (1935) U. S. Court of Appeals Judge Lerned Hand wrote: “Anyone may arrange his affairs so that his taxes shall be as low as possible; he is...

Five Ways to Pay Your Federal Income Tax

Even if you cannot pay your taxes on the due date, always file your return timely. An extension of time to file does not extend the time to pay. Partial payments at any time will generally reduce failure to file penalties, failure to pay penalties, failure to make...

Tips to Help You Choose a Tax Preparer

More than 80 percent of American households use a tax preparer or tax software to help them prepare and file their taxes. Beginning in 2011 all paid tax preparers are required to register with the Internal Revenue Service. Beginning in 2012, all tax preparers who are...