Monthly Archives: September 2015

If you’re married, you have two different status options for filing your taxes. You can file Married, Filing Separately, or Married, Filing Jointly. Whether or not you share a bank account, or have separate financial accounts doesn’t actually matter. What does matter is your marital status. Filing your tax return separately from your spouse’s is […]

Keep Receipts If You Itemize Deductions

There are two different options for taking deductions at tax time. You can use the standard deduction, which ranged from $6,300 to $12,600 for 2015 taxes, or you can itemize. The choice is up to you. You should check to make sure that itemizing your expenses doesn’t amount to more than the standard deduction if […]

You’re probably focused on soaking up the last of the summer sun more than you are on your taxes. However, you can use the end of summer to get organized and ahead for the upcoming tax season. Summer isn’t a busy season for tax advisers, so you should tax advantage of the less traffic. By […]