July 1, 2013
On the journey to financial freedom, there are the big crises you see coming (replacing an old vehicle, taxes) and the ones you don’t (car accident, major illness,...
May 9, 2013
When I get a letter from the IRS — and yes, it’s happened — I get a chill. Am I in trouble? Did I miss a deadline or overlook...
April 9, 2013
Doing your taxes feels as fun as a trip to the emergency ward. So, you waited. And waited.
And here you are.
There are two main reasons people wait until the last minute to file taxes: either they owe the government money or something...
February 19, 2013
The IRS has been stepping up its efforts to ensure that Americans are accurately reporting the taxes they owe. This means that the IRS is auditing a growing number of taxpayers, especially those with high incomes and complex financial...
October 11, 2012
This past New Year's Eve, any impulse I had to ring in 2012 on a high note was drowned out by alarm bells from Uncle Sam.
On that day, my wife and I received separate eight-page letters from the Internal Revenue Service informing us that we...