Is TurboTax Free? (Federal + State) How “Free” Really Works • 2018

TurboTax is the number one best-selling tax software in America, and you’ve no doubt seen their advertising for “Absolute Zero” just about everywhere during tax season. The ads infer that you can file your taxes for, “zip, zilch, and nada,” but will TurboTax really be free for you? Actually, it seems that most taxpayers don’t […]

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TurboTax for Lyft Drivers | Helpful Tips & Forms for Filing Taxes

TurboTax tips for Lyft Drivers: So, you’re a Lyft driver and TurboTax customer? Great choice on tax software, as they’ve recently updated their Self-Employed edition to even more thorough for rideshare drivers, including Lyft. Here are some quick tips for using TurboTax as a Lyft driver. If you are self-employed, consider our coupons for up […]

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TurboTax State: Download, Costs + How to eFile State Free • 2019

Filing State Taxes with TurboTax: After you complete your federal tax return, your information will automatically transfer into TurboTax State. This is convenient, as in most cases you should be well on your way to completing your tax return! Here’s everything you need to know about using TurboTax to file your state taxes, including state download, efile […]

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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 Amazon.com eGift Card (2018)

H&R Block refund bonus for Amazon.com: (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 amazon.com. 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

TaxAct download codes and deals: 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 TaxAct promo code or instant coupon below for up to an extra 20%! Using […]

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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 […]