Taxes

Taxes

Things To Know About Filing For An Extension On Taxes

It’s Tax Day! April 15 has finally come, which means taxes are due. But if you still need to file, or need to get an extension, the IRS has some tips to help you.

04/15/2015

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Freebies & Deals Offered Tax Day

The upside of Wednesday’s tax deadline is the freebies. Whether you owe money or you’re celebrating a return, ease your tax pain with these freebies and discounts.

04/14/2015

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Minnesota Pulls In Extra $100M In Taxes In February, March

Minnesota has kept up a run of financial good fortune with $100 million more in tax collections in February and March than forecasters predicted. A report Friday from the Department of Minnesota Management and Budget said the additional revenue topped projections by 4.6 percent.

04/10/2015

New Family Taxes

5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

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Confusion Reigns Over New Berkeley Soda Tax

They knew it was coming, but that didn’t make a new soda tax in Berkley, California any easier to swallow. The goal of the law was to cut down on health problems linked to sugary soda.

04/03/2015

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Good Question: How Much Tax Refund Money Are We Getting?

As of March 20, 57 percent of American taxpayers filed their federal taxes. Just about 80 percent received a refund. The average federal refund amount is $3,038. That refund rate is expected to drop slightly as we head closer to April 15.

04/01/2015

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Tax Professional Gail Rosen’s Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax Season

Tax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.

03/25/2015

Tax Credits

Best Tax Credits And Deductions Everyone Should Know About

Don’t miss out on some valuable tax credits and deductions. Here are a few of the most commonly missed credits, which could end up saving you a bundle.

03/24/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

Newlyweds Tax Tips, Tax Tips

5 Tax Tips For Filing Your Taxes As A Newlywed

If you recently said “I do” then you have more to consider when it comes to filing your tax return. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

03/17/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

Small Business Tax Tips, Tax Help, Tax Tips, Small Business

Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?

It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.

03/15/2015

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Get Your Taxes Prepared For Free

The Minnesota Department of Revenue wants to set you up with one of hundreds of tax preparers who can help you get your taxes filed for free. If you are 60 or older, have a disability, speak little to no English or make $53,000 a year or less, you qualify for free tax preparation.

03/11/2015

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State Tax Collections Add Up To $43M Extra In February

Minnesota revenue collections have shattered expectations yet again. February saw $43 million more than finance officials were banking on. Figures released Tuesday by the Department of Minnesota Management and Budget said that amount was 5.7 percent ahead of projections.

03/10/2015

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3 Things You Can Still Do To Lower Your 2014 Tax

Here are three things you can still do now — before filing your 2014 return — that can lower your taxes even more.

03/04/2015

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​Why You Might Need A Tax Pro This Year

As the IRS budget continues to be cut, its services are collapsing.

03/03/2015

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3 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 2014 Tax Return

If you haven’t already begun, now’s the time to prepare for filing your 2014 tax returns.

03/02/2015

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Good Question: How Much Do We Pay In Taxes?

If you haven’t done so already, you might be gathering up all the paperwork you’ll need to send your money off to Uncle Sam.

02/17/2015

Turbo Tax

Minn. Resumes Accepting Turbo Tax Returns

Minnesotans will once again be able to file electronic tax returns with Turbo Tax as of 3 p.m. Saturday, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue. The parent company of Turbo Tax, Intuit, had temporarily suspended e-filing in all states after concern of fraud arose when two Minnesota users reported that someone had already filed under their name.

02/07/2015

Turbo Tax

Minnesotans Who Already Filed With TurboTax Play Waiting Game

Minnesotans aren’t the only ones who can’t file their state tax returns through TurboTax. The company is now temporarily suspending e-filing in all states over fraud concerns. On Thursday, the Minnesota Department of Revenue announced it would stop accepting the state returns from filers using TurboTax.

02/06/2015

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Minn. Stops Accepting TurboTax Returns Due To Potential Fraud

The Minnesota Department of Revenue has stopped accepting tax returns filed using Intuit’s TurboTax individual software because of potential fraud.

02/05/2015

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Reality Check: The Price Of Not Buying Health Insurance

Minnesotans have until Feb. 15 to sign up for health care insurance or pay a tax penalty. And this year, that penalty could really sting. According to MNsure, the state’s health care exchange, the 2015 penalty for not buying insurance coverage is:

02/04/2015

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Podcast Page: 1-28-15 The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee

Hump Day version of the WCCO Morning News…Click the link above to listen to things you may have missed.

01/28/2015

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Podcast Page-WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 1-27-15

Tragic story out of New Hope….that story and others today with Dave Lee

01/27/2015

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