Blogs in Category: Tax Advice & Tips

July 25, 2014 | Posted By: Austin Wilson
Check to see if your state is participating in 2014 Tax Free Weekend. This post has a list of 16 states offering the Tax Free Holiday.
April 15, 2014 | Posted By: Heather Stephens
Happy Tax Day! If you're freaking out because you haven't done your taxes yet and today sneaked up on you, don't worry! FatWallet to the rescue to help you handle your lack of preparedness with financial finesse.
April 7, 2014 | Posted By: Heather Stephens
The 2014 tax day deadline is approaching fast! If you haven't filed your taxes yet, you could be starting to feel the stress. The IRS is a-okay giving itself some leeway in when to send your tax refund, but they aren't forgiving for people who procrastinate filing. So we're here to help. Even if you're reading this on April 14th or 15th, don't worry. Here is a checklist of last minute tax tips to get you through the challenge!
February 25, 2014 | Posted By: Marian Whitaker
We've gathered all of our best posts on guiding you through Tax Season in one place! Get your info on and those tax returns turned in.
February 25, 2014 | Posted By: Bryan Marsden
Each and every year, people miss out on tax deductions that would have otherwise enabled them to reduce their income tax liability or, for some, possibly even increase the amount of their tax refund. To help you discover hidden tax breaks that you may be eligible for, I've developed this list of 13 commonly missed tax deductions:
January 13, 2014 | Posted By: Ann McKenna
FatWallet wants to surprise two lucky winners with the 2013 TurboTax Deluxe Edition, Federal & State Returns! Read more details on how to enter inside the blog :)
July 17, 2013 | Posted By: Heather Stephens
For families with multiple children back to school time can be as expensive as the holidays! Luckily many states are offering tax free dates for Back to School shopping to help ease the burden. Here's a list of the participating states and the dates. Most states offer the tax holiday in early August, but please note that some are holding it in July. We've included a list of exempt items as well as a link to the information about the tax holiday on the state's website.
May 15, 2013 | Posted By: Angie Picardo
Letís cut to the chase: employment costs sometimes costs us money. Those who are employed understand it far too well: inevitable costs arise when a job is earned. Finances are needed to transport workers to and from work sites, to sustain their energy during the day, socialize with coworkers, and pay for the cost of gasoline and various types of insurance throughout the daily activity. The employed are regularly faced with the reminder that simply having a job requires a basic level of investment, and so working classes at all levels constantly think about how to cut corners, while still investing in their futures.
April 12, 2013 | Posted By: Bryan Marsden
The deadline for filing your taxes is right around the corner. If you are like me, and have already done your taxes, then there isnít much to worry about. But what happens if you miss the tax deadline? What steps do you need to take, and what happens if you donít take those steps?
April 10, 2013 | Posted By: Brittany Meierdirk
At FatWallet we love our freebies, and because of the day everyone has been dreading, Tax Day, we thought we'd do a round up of all the freebies and discounts that many†restaurants†and businesses are offering to take the pain out of Tax Day! Whether you were able to get a return, or you're paying in; there are great deals to take†advantage†of before they are gone! Many offers are today only. Most offers limit 1 per person†why supplies last at participating locations.


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