IRS 2014 Tax Changes – Part 4

Tax Changes Regarding COLAs for 2014 Our fourth part of the IRS 2014 Tax Changes series is dedicated to the changes regarding the Cost of Living Allowance (COLA). The first 3 articles of this IRS Tax Changes series focused of Tax changes related to the Health Care Reform, to Businesses and to Individuals and Households.

IRS 2014 Tax Changes – Part 3

Tax Changes Affecting Individuals & Households While the IRS made tax changes related to the Health Care Reform and to Businesses, these changes are also affecting Individuals and Households. The main changes concern mortgages, fees and tuitions, educator expense, the standard mileage rate among others. 12) Two major mortgage-related tax breaks are gone. Underwater homeowners…

IRS 2014 Tax Changes – Part 2

Tax Changes Affecting Businesses As you may have read in our first IRS 2014 Tax Changes article, the IRS made tax changes related to the Health Care Reform. In the second part of our IRS 2014 Tax Changes series, we will focus on tax changes related to businesses. The changes brought by the IRS are…

IRS 2014 Tax Changes – Part 1

Tax Changes Related to Health Care Reform 2014 has brought a few changes and alterations to taxes, especially as it relates to health care reforms. Indeed, the Affordable Care Act has prompted a few significant changes. Additionally, a host of tax provisions created during the recession expired at the end of last year. Some were…

IRS 2014 Tax Changes: Introducing our Four Part Series

2014 has brought a few changes and alterations to taxes for 2014. In addition, the 2013 federal government shutdown affected the start of the 2014 tax season. The first area affected by the IRS tax changes is health care. In particular, everything related to health care reforms. Indeed, the Affordable Care Act has prompted a…

How to Spend a Tax Refund?

So, you just received that great big refund check from the IRS. What should you do with the money? Well, the first thing to think about is that it is really a refund of YOUR money – you did not just get a windfall from the Government. Once you deposit that money into your bank…

2013 Tax Deadlines Extended into 2014

2013 is over and we are off into the New Year. For most, this this marks the end of quite a few beneficial tax savings opportunities.  But for a few lucky people, a handful of deadlines have been extended into 2014. Below are the dates in which tax extensions have been granted for the New…