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  • MileIQ is an app that tracks your business mileage for tax purposes.
    New mileage tracker app can save taxpayers literally thousands of dollars
    It's called MileIQ and it's being hailed as the number one mileage tracker application that you can use on your smartphone. KTLA's Rich DeMuro has been using the app for himself and in a report he published earlier today (Feb. 25, 2015...
  • Boomers in Love
    Boomers in Love
    Boomers are booming on the ‘love’ front. According to Statistics Canada*, many seniors enter into a second union after a divorce, separation, or the death of a partner. In 2011, 76% of men and 55% of women who had been divorced or...
  • How to find your w2 tax form
    What if you haven’t gotten your w-2 form yet for 2014, 2015
    While employers should have sent out Form W-2 by now, some taxpayers have not yet received this important document.If you haven’t gotten the Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statement from one or more employers, it is time to make sure you get one....
  • Last minute RRSP tips – save on taxes, save more for retirement
    Last minute RRSP tips – save on taxes, save more for retirement
    The deadline looms for making your 2014 contribution to investments held in your Registered Retirement Savings Program (RRSP). But you’ve still got a few days and a few choices to make that will save on taxes and save more for your...
  • Receipts for Tax time
    Lessons Learned: Why I fired my Accountant
    This article is to help my clients who say "Help. It's tax time!!" Eric Matthews wrote in 5 Steps To Getting Your Taxes Together, http://taxtimehelp.freshbooks.com/h/i/44117308-5-steps-to-getting-your-taxes-together-usa/164024, to do...
  • Amazon Fulfillment Center, Kenosha Wisconsin
    Amazon tax holiday over for Illinois consumers
    StartingFebruary 1, Illinois shoppers will have to begin paying a 6.25 percent sales tax on Amazon purchases. According to Crain's Chicago Business, the original law from 1992 stated that the state can’t collect sales tax from out of...
  • Amazon Sellers use Annual Sales Report for Taxes
    How Amazon Sellers Generate an Annual Sales Report
    It is against the law not to report all income to the IRS. Whether selling on Amazon is your primary source of income, or simply a hobby, all income should be reported. The Annual Sales Report within Amazon may be used to calculate gross receipts...
  • 1040a tax form
    When should you use form 1040A for your 2014, 2015 taxes?
    Are you unsure which tax form you should use? If so, continue reading this article to see if form 1040a would be the ideal tax form for you.Today, I am going to share the important information that you need to know regarding the 1040A form. This...
  • 5 Documents You Can Purge Right Now
    Five Documents You Can Purge Right Now
    Many people are afraid to purge their files, for fear they'll destroy something they'll need later on. Those folks tend to have overstuffed file cabinets, which makes it hard to retrieve the items they really need. If you'd like to...
  • 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...