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Didn’t file your 2017 taxes by the April 18th deadline and afraid because you’re not sure what to do?No problem – we can help!There is never a penalty for a late return when you’re due a refund from IRS! That’s right! You have up to...

By Mark T. BerryThe deadline to file your 2016 tax returns is only two weeks away. The taxes you’ll owe and the size of your tax refund is already set in stone, right?Not really. There are still a few things you can do to reduce...

By Mark T. BerryYou manage your own money in every other way. Why not take the do-it-yourself approach when it comes to taxes as well?If you have only one source of income and take the standard deduction, your taxes are probably fairly simple. But as...

By Mark T. BerryUnless you’re taking classes just for fun, furthering your education is a great way to improve your earning potential. So it makes sense that the IRS would help you foot the bill by making some of your educational expenses into tax credits...

By Mark T. BerryIn today’s big economy, more and more of us are working as independent contractors. That means we’re juggling multiple clients rather than collecting a paycheck from just one employer.Fortunately, there are more opportunities for self-employed people to deduct business expenses on their...

By Mark T. Berry Nearly everyone has to pay taxes, so why are they so hard to understand. Because the tax code is so complicated, it’s normal to feel like you might be doing it wrong.We’re here to help.Here are some common questions that might come...

By Mark T. BerryLet’s start with something you already know — kids are expensive. Middle-income families can expect to spend an average of $245,340 to raise a child born in 2013, according to research by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. That doesn’t even include the...

If you’re expecting a big tax refund, tax season is like Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa all rolled into one. But how can you make sure your hard-earned money is back in your hands as quickly as possible?...