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Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What You Can Do

In a turbulent economy with constantly changing rules it’s no surprise that the bill from Uncle Sam can sneak up on some of us. Here are some tips to make sure you emerge (mostly) unscathed this April 15.

04/14/2014

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Protect Yourself From The Heartbleed Bug

The IRS released a statement saying it is not affected by the “Heartbleed Bug,” or aware of any related security flaws.

04/10/2014

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7 Deductions That Lower Your Taxable Income

Most folks looking for tax deductions focus on things like mortgage interest, real estate taxes and charitable donations. But tax rule changes that applied in 2013 made them less valuable in cutting taxes for an increasing number of taxpayers.

04/09/2014

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Deadline To Claim Money From IRS Fast Approaching

With less than a week to go, many procrastinators will be scrambling to finish up their taxes to make sure they get them in by the April 15 deadline.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/08/2014

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What Procrastinators Need To Know About Filing Their Taxes

According to the IRS, 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their taxes. If tax time snuck up on you this year, here are a few tips to help you file.

04/07/2014

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Get Your Taxes In Order Now For Next Year

Get a jump-start on next year’s taxes by setting up a filing system now. You can use a folder system where you label the each folders according to your needs.

04/02/2014

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Do Higher PennDOT Fees, Gas Tax Hikes Violate Governor’s Campaign Pledge?

When Gov. Tom Corbett signed Act 89, the Transportation Funding Bill, last November, it meant a hike in the gasoline tax and other PennDOT fees that are being phased in over the next couple years.

04/01/2014

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PennDOT Fees Go Up Again To Fund Roads, Bridges & Transit

If you thought the gasoline tax hike in Pennsylvania on Jan. 1 was the last of the tax increases associated with the Transportation Funding Bill — well, think again.

04/01/2014

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What Tax Related Papers Can You Toss Out?

Most of us fall into one of three categories; we keep too much of the paper that comes into our homes or there those that try to throw out everything. And of course those that fall in between.

03/27/2014

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Invest That Tax Refund In Yourself

What is your largest asset? It’s your ability to earn a living!

03/25/2014

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Tax Audit Red Flags To Be Aware Of

What may trigger an audit from your tax filing?

03/20/2014

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Tax Education Credits And Deductions

College can be is very expensive, luckily Congress and the IRS have given us ways to offset education costs.

03/18/2014

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Tips From A Professional: How To Avoid Tax Season Scams

With tax season deadlines around the corner, make sure you are prepared to defend against scams.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/17/2014

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More Taxpayers Try To Claim Pet Expenses On Tax Returns, But Is It Allowed?

Bryan Russo, a Jackson Hewitt tax preparer, says he’s noticed more taxpayers these days asking about deducting their pet expenses.

03/17/2014

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Advice For Successfully Getting A Small Business Loan

Even during challenging times, a small business with a sound strategy can obtain a loan.

03/17/2014

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