Here’s how to handle mortgage interest deduction in tax software TurboTax, H&R Block, and FreeTaxUSA when your mortgage is above the $750,000 limit.
2022 Self-Employed ACA Health Insurance Subsidy In TurboTax
If you’re self-employed and you buy health insurance from the ACA exchange, here’s how to use TurboTax to calculate the subsidy and tax deduction.
2022 Self-Employed ACA Health Insurance Subsidy In H&R Block
If you’re self-employed and you buy health insurance from the ACA exchange, here’s how to use H&R Block software to calculate the subsidy and tax deduction.
An Unusually High Marginal Tax Rate Means Paying Lower Taxes
An unusually high marginal tax rate isn’t a problem. You’re rewarded with paying lower taxes. You live on after-tax dollars, not rates.
When TurboTax and H&R Block Give the Wrong ACA Subsidy
If you’re self-employed on ACA health insurance, TurboTax and H&R Block software may give wrong numbers for the subsidy. Use this calculator instead.
TurboTax 2021 CARES Act 2.0 $600 Charity Donation Deduction
You need some patience to find the right place in TurboTax for the $300/$600 charity donation deduction for 2021 when you take the standard deduction.
2021 $300 Charity Deduction For Non-Itemizers $600 Married
Congress passed a new stimulus bill before the Christmas weekend. Although President Trump wanted to raise the second stimulus check from $600 per person to $2,000 per person, he still signed the bill into law. Unlike the previous stimulus law — the CARES Act — this new law doesn’t have a catchy name. The law […]
CARES Act Charity Donation Deduction: Ongoing or Only 2020?
CARES Act created a new above-the-line tax deduction for those who take the standard deduction. Is it ongoing or is it only for 2020?
CARES Act 2020 Charity Donation Deduction: $300 or $600 for Married?
The IRS Form 1040 instructions clarified the new CARES Act charitable contributions deduction for married filing jointly.
California and New Jersey HSA Tax Return Special Considerations
When you are a resident of California or New Jersey, having an HSA and especially investing in the HSA require extra tax reporting. Here’s how to do it.
Paying Taxes: By The Book Or Catch Me
Do you taxes by the book. It’s the law and it’s the right thing to do. Say no to aggressive tax tactics even though you may get away.
IRS Advisory On Prepaying Property Tax
Prepaying property tax is deductible in 2017 only if the tax is already assessed.