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How Taxes Caused the Civil War (Not Slavery!)

Taxes caused the Civil War: Although I’m no scholar of American history, there are a few seminole events that I’ve always felt confident in having a basic understanding of. One of those is the cause of the Civil War, which was slavery, of course. But then, I did some research, and I had to rethink […]

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H&R Block Offers Tax Refund Bonus on eGift Card (2018)

H&R Block refund bonus for (2018) If you file your taxes online with H&R Block, you’ll have the option of putting a percentage (or all) of your tax refund towards an egift card for If you do, H&R Block will add a 5% bonus to the card. Here’s how the promotion works: Click to […]

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9 Tax Tips for Uber, Lyft, & Amazon Delivery Drivers

Uber / Ride Share Tax Tips: Are you a rideshare or delivery driver working with Uber, Lyft or Amazon? As an independent contractor, you’re responsible for your own taxes (which is no fun) but the silver lining is there are a lot of potential deductions out there to help you wrestle your money back from […]

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Best TaxAct Promotion Codes, Coupons for 2018

Best promotions for TaxAct online download: TaxAct calls themselves, “the best deal in taxes” for a reason. Best known for their free version, they also offer a suite of software editions for more complex taxes including: Plus, Freelancer, and Premium. Use a coupon or promotional code below for up to an extra 20%! Using a […]

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Bloggers: 25 (Often Overlooked!) Tax Deduction Ideas

Blogger tax deduction tips: Most people have something to share with the world. For those comfortable with writing, blogging is often a good fit. If you are among the minority of people who stick with it and turn a profit, then you’ll need to declare the income. The good news is that, unlike working at […]

H&R Block Adds IBM’s “Watson” – What AI Means for Taxes

H&R Block is known as the company that doesn’t just get your taxes done, they get them “won.” That is, at least according to one of their super catchy slogans. Hmmm… well, if taxes are a game to win, you could say they’ve hired a ringer to join their team. IBM’s AI whiz, “Watson.” So, […]