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Tax Credits for College Expenses

If you pay for college, you likely are aware how quickly the expenses can add up. Thankfully, there are two different education tax credits which can assist in making higher education a little more affordable. American Opportunity Credit Worth up to $2,500 for each eligible student during the first four years of college, this credit […]

There are three different ways you can save money at tax time: by claiming exemptions, credits, and deductions. Oftentimes, taxpayers confuse the three and sometimes think the terms are interchangeable. There is a difference between each of the three, however, and it’s important to understand how they work and if you qualify before claiming any […]

Filing your tax return doesn’t have to be stressful. Many people worry about making a mistake when filing, and surprisingly, mistakes do happen. It’s not the end of your tax world. It does mean that the IRS may take longer in processing your return, leading to a delay in your refund. Mistakes are less common […]

Paying for college is never cheap, and students can use all the help they can get. You may be able to alleviate some of the cost of college education through two different tax credits that lessen the amount you owe at tax time. American Opportunity Tax Credit: The American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) allows you […]

Accounting

Working as an accounting clerk can be an exciting and rewarding job. Whether you are responsible for managing appointments, data entry, or assisting other office staff, if you work for an accounting firm you should receive a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from your employer. This form will list your wages and withholdings that […]

Student? Get a Tax Education

Just because you are a fulltime student doesn’t mean you are automatically exempt from filing a tax return or reporting your income. If you didn’t have enough withheld during the year, you may owe a surprising amount of taxes. If you don’t have to file a return, you still should, as you may be entitled […]

As an armed services personnel, you will get a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, like other military members. Reported on this form is your pay that is liable to assessable pay. In situations where you were paid for service in a combat zone, those wages may be excluded from taxation. Also, any appointed officers’ […]

Working as an administrative assistant means you have be organized. The same is true at tax time. Administrative assistants can expect to receive a Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, from their employer which documents wages earned and taxes withheld. When filing your tax return, you may be able to lower the amount you owe […]

You can use these benefits you get back some of the costs of tuition or interest paid on student loans, allowing you to maximize your college savings. Educations expenses and Tax Credits – You can use two tax credit to help with the cost of certain items; such as books, supplies, equipment, fees and tuition. […]

The federal government has set up education credits to help Americans who seek higher education. These credits consider “qualified higher education expenses” such as tuition and course fees. Boarding, meal, transportation, and other fees do not qualify as a credit expense. Additionally, money paid for a course which doesn’t apply credit to the degree sought […]