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  • Video on prominent economist to be presented at taxpayers' association meeting
    Video on prominent economist to be presented at taxpayers' association meeting
    The video Suffer No Fools will be the main highlight of this month's meeting of the Wayne County Taxpayers Association at Leon's Family Dining (on Michigan Avenue just east of Telegraph Road in Dearborn).The 7 p.m. Wednesday event will...
  • How to Find an H&R Block Office Near You
    How to find an H&R Block office near you
    When it comes to tax services, H&R Block is among the most recognizable names. The company is the largest provider of tax services in the world, and is an uncontested leader in tax return preparation.There are around 12,000 locations in the...
  • Big Oil money
    Big Oil using money to control our Congress, sign petition
    “As the new Congress begins its work, we need to send them a message about the social spending we need and the corporate handouts we don’t,” says Lukas Ross, Climate and Energy Campaigner for Friends of the Earth.He makes a good...
  • Tax Update
    Tax Update
    With the late tax law changes in 2014, please prepare for the extension into 2014 of the following tax laws. That way, you will have the documentation necessary to take advantage of this late breaking legislation.• Educator's $250 tax...
  • What you need to know about RRIFs
    What you need to know about RRIFs
    As you near age 71, there’s an important deadline you need to know about. The Federal Income Tax Act requires you to wind down all your Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) by December 31 in the year you turn 71, otherwise, the full...
  • Spousal RRSPs – still a good strategy
    Spousal RRSPs – still a good strategy
    The newly introduced family income splitting provision which allows a higher earning spouse to transfer up to $50,000 in taxable income to spouse in a lower income tax bracket (thus providing families with a maximum of $2,000 in tax relief) and...
  • Hold your horses GOP as dynamic scoring is too strange for common comprehension
    Hold your horses GOP as dynamic scoring is too strange for common comprehension
    In an article entitled “House GOP Pushes New Rule to Boost Tax Changes” in The Fiscal Times by Rob Garver, some things seem too drastic and the majority of Americans are unlikely to approve (for the majority rule of the Republican...
  • Get a discount at H& R Block
    H & R Block 2015 discount coupon and online tax filing
    Tax season is here and H & R Block has you covered when it comes time to file your taxes thanks to their discount coupon.When you make the decision to file with H & R Block you can be confident knowing that they are going to get you the...
  • Beginning brings about an end in Washington and hopes for a fresh start in 2015
    Beginning brings about an end in Washington and hopes for a fresh start in 2015
    An article by Alan Fram, Associated Press, entitled “ Senate OKs nominees and tax bill as term nears end” gives more detail on some might say the “Democrat held Senate’s last stand” as when Washington opens up again...
  • Charity begins at your home
    Charity begins at your home
    There’s no place like home – and there’s no better place to begin your charitable giving. This is the time of year when we think of family and all the good things we have. It’s also a time when we think of others who may...
  • Estimate your tax refund
    How to estimate your IRS tax refund for 2014, 2015
    When it comes time to file your taxes you probably go into stress mode. However, if you are expecting to receive a tax refund it is a good idea to know how much money you can expect to receive.By using a tax refund estimator, you will have an...
  • Renunciations of citizenship skyrocket under Obama
    Obama drives record 10,000+ wealthy U.S. taxpayers to renounce citizenship
    It’s official. Obama has achieved the ominous distinction of becoming the first U.S. president to have had more than 10,000 very wealthy taxpayers renounce their U.S. citizenship under his watch. Worse yet, he still has two more years to run...
  • Tax Deduction for Health Insurance
    When to claim a tax deduction for health insurance
    June 28th is National Insurance Awareness Day, which provides Americans with a notice that they need to review their insurance coverage to make sure that it is meeting their requirements. This is true when it comes to health insurance because you...
  • Tax Forms for the Affordable Care Act
    The Affordable Care Act tax forms and premium tax credit in 2015
    Every year tax forms come to your mailbox, such as W2s and 1099s. However, now you can add some new forms to your list. In 2015, there are tax forms that are going to have to be used to enable you to verify that you have health coverage in...
  • U.S. is one of only two nations who tax their citizens outside the country
    U.S. is one of only two nations who tax their citizens outside the country
    In an ironic turn of events in the 21st century, it is the United States who has become front and center the very essence of fascism that for decades we blamed dictators and other tyrannical governments of being. And even more ironic to this is...