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IRS

Tax Extension

Tax Audit Red Flags

So what may trigger an audit?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/18/2014

Income Taxes, 1040, Tax Scams

There Are No Tax Fairies!

There no tax fairies or magic wands to help you with your taxes.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/17/2014

A Dartmouth College student walks across the main campus February 28, 2001 in Hanover, NH. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Tax Education Credits And Deductions

College is very expensive. Congress and the IRS have given us ways to offset education costs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/13/2014

Mail (WBZ-TV image)

It’s Tax Season! What’s Your First Step?

The envelopes have begun to arrive, so open them!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/10/2014

Housekeeping, Maid

The Mary Poppins Tax

When you employ someone to work in your home, such as a nanny or a housekeeper, you are required to pay Social Security and Medicare taxes on their wages.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–02/07/2014

Internal Revenue Service

Retirement At Age 70½

Congress and the IRS decided that you cannot leave your pre-tax retirement savings growing forever tax-deferred, so they chose 70½ for you to begin mandatory withdrawals.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/31/2014

(credit: Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

What Are Coverdell Education Savings Accounts?

An ESA is another savings program for educational expenses which can be set up for kids under 18 years of age. The annual contribution limit is $2,000 per child.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/06/2013

Social Security Checks

No Retirement Plans At Work

Listeners tell me they’re not worried, they’ll have their Social Security, but Social Security was never intended to be your only source of income in retirement.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/25/2013

Wedding

Mid-Year Tax Planning For Newlyweds

Nobody wants to think about taxes in the middle of summer but it is a good time to put taxes on the radar screen.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/22/2013

Bradley Birkenfeld

$104 Million Whistleblower Arrested On DUI Charge In Portsmouth, NH

A man who spent two-and-a-half years in prison before he was given $104 million by the IRS for whistle blowing was arrested at a sobriety checkpoint Friday night in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

07/20/2013

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