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Maximizing Your Tax Return: Keeping Up on Changes

Whether you do your own taxes or get them done by a licensed tax preparer, this yearly task is often looked upon as one of the more dreaded chores we face as taxpayers. Making it even more formidable is the … Continue reading

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House Hunting Tips for First-Timers

Searching for a home is a unique affair. A singular experience can be described as exciting, scary, fun, and confusing. It is definitely one of those life experiences where you will benefit from collecting anecdotes, advice and warnings from family, … Continue reading

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Tips for Doing Your Business Taxes

With just a little less than a week until the deadline, you should either be getting your taxes done soon or planning to file for an extension. If you have a small business, you may be looking forward to doing … Continue reading

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Tips for Doing Your Personal Taxes

“People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes: men and women.” —Author Unknown The author of this quote may be unknown, but what we do know is it communicates an important message: you are not alone! Few … Continue reading

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Last Minute Tax Tips

Still haven’t prepared your taxes? Well, if it’s any consolation, you are not alone. The IRS reports that 20-25% of individual tax returns are filed in the final two weeks. With only a few days until April 15th, there is … Continue reading

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Selecting the Best Option for Filing Your 2013 Taxes

For many of us in New Jersey, the harsh winter can’t end fast enough. But now we’re facing another chilling event: tax season. To help make this year’s filing easier, we’ve prepared a few helpful tips. Using an Accountant If … Continue reading

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Five Can’t-Miss Tax Deductions

According to recent IRS data, in a calendar tax year, about 45 million Americans claimed more than $1 trillion in itemized deductions when preparing their tax returns. Another estimated 92 million taxpayers claimed $700 million through standard deductions. From these … Continue reading

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Smart Ways to Invest Your Tax Return

According to Kiplinger, the average tax refund has been around $3,000 for the past two years. A 2012 TurboTax survey revealed that 42% of people said they plan to use the money to pay down debt and cover bills, 25% … Continue reading

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Tips on Getting the Most From Your Tax Return

According to Kiplinger.com, about 45 million Americans itemize their 1040s, claiming more than $1 trillion worth of deductions. Another 92 million taxpayers claim about $700 billion using standard deductions. Many of us still may be paying Uncle Sam too much. … Continue reading

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