Tax Season Blog Post Roundup


Aah, tax season. Not quite as good as rabbit season, if you’re Elmer Fudd – or a normal person who finds tax season to be incredibly confusing and complicated.

As someone in her last semester of college, I understand your plight. I’m certainly not looking forward to decades of trying to navigate the labyrinth that is filing my taxes.

If you need some extra help (perhaps a map, if you will, of getting through the labyrinth?), we have several guides for all sorts of tax-related questions. Check out the list below and start understanding your taxes!

Good luck and good filing.


Filing Taxes

Making Tax Season Easy

For most people tax season is a time of scrambling to get everything organized and put together in order to file their taxes. Here you will find tips and suggestions to make this tax season the easiest one ever and be done before the dreaded IRS Deadline.

Essential Tax Resources for Everyone

Tax time is overwhelming for everyone! It’s time-consuming, stressful, confusing and can be expensive. So, I’ve rounded up a bunch of tax related resources here on FatWallet and the Internet to help you save time and money on your taxes this year!

Tax-Free Income: 10 Ways to Avoid Paying Taxes

Although you cannot avoid having taxes taken out of your paycheck, there are some forms of income for which you can receive a 0% tax rate. Here is a list of ways through which you can avoid paying taxes on certain types of income.

Make Life Better and Your Wallet Fatter with Tax Credits

Are you using all of the tax credits you are eligible for? The IRS finds that some credits are only utilized by a fraction of filers eligible for them. Read this blog for some helpful tips and information.

Tax Help for Newlyweds

Now that you are married, Uncle Sam has placed you into a new tax bracket. With a little preparation and research, you can file your taxes and get back to what’s important – your new life together.

2014 Edition-Tax Deductions You Cannot Miss

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.

Spending Your Refund

Six Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

If you’re due a refund this year and if it’s anything close to the two and a half grand average from last year, you might want to take a few minutes to think about what you’re going to do. Your first instinct may be to go out and spend it but there might be other things you can do that will pay big dividends down the road.

Four Ways to Save Your Tax Refund Safely

If you’re one of the many American taxpayers set to receive a whopping tax refund this year (the average tax refund last year was almost $3,000), you probably want a few good ideas on what to do with it. What’s the best way to save some of that money for the future?

Issues with Tax Filing

What do You do if You Didn’t File Your Taxes?

Not only are you stressed and working hard at your job or business, but somehow you have to find the time to file your taxes too. Unfortunately, many people do not file their taxes at all, and some do not file their taxes for several years, fearing what the IRS may do to them as a result of their actions. The good news is that if you approach the IRS first regarding your non-filing status, the IRS attempts to make paying any tax liability you owe workable.

Missing the Tax Deadline Isn’t the End of the World

What happens if you miss the tax deadline? Here are important steps that you need to take, and some implications if you don’t take those steps.

What are you going to do with your Tax Refund? Comment Below!

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