Tax Free Weekend 2014: Back To School Plus More

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All you cash-back, money-saving, deal-hunting, bargain-hunters grab your pen, stylus, smart phone, Siri, or whatever you use and mark your calendars, because you do not want to miss this years Tax Free Holiday. Summers end is near and there hasn’t been a better time to save money on school supplies, clothing, cell phones and laptops…. 

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Tax Tips for Last Minute Filers

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!

Know Where your Donations are Going

If you’re big on charitable giving, the likelihood is that you have a tendency to wonder where exactly it is that you’re hard earned money is being spent. It’s nice to know that the money you’ve donated is being allocated properly and that by giving you are making a difference.

If, like me, you do spend time before you donate researching the eventual destination of your money (in today’s economically driven world it’s only natural to want to see a good return on your investment), then here are some tips on making sure your donation goes to those that need it most.

What to Do When You Can’t Pay Your Taxes

Like the beating of the Telltale Heart, you can hear the minutes until your taxes are due ticking away. There’s just one big problem: You don’t have the money to pay your taxes this year! While this isn’t a great situation to be in, there are some reasonable options to help you minimize the impact of this predicament.