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Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What You Can Do

In a turbulent economy with constantly changing rules it’s no surprise that the bill from Uncle Sam can sneak up on some of us. Here are some tips to make sure you emerge (mostly) unscathed this April 15.

04/14/2014

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What Procrastinators Need To Know About Filing Their Taxes

According to the IRS, 20 to 25 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their taxes. If tax time snuck up on you this year, here are a few tips to help you file.

04/07/2014

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Should You Itemize Your Taxes This Year?

Should you take the time to fill out the long 1040? It really depends. To find out whether you should itemize you will need to do some homework.

03/15/2014

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Five Tips for Getting the Most From Your 401(k) Plan

Whether you’re 25 or 55, you know you’ll want to retire one day – and to retire in comfort you must save. These five simple steps can help you make a big difference in your efforts to reach retirement with lots of money in your retirement account.

03/03/2014

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5 Tips For Doing Your Own Taxes

Save money — and maximize your refund — with these tips for doing your taxes all on you own.

03/03/2014

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Avoid The Most Common Tax Mistakes

Avoid the most common tax mistakes to get a faster refund.

03/18/2013

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Plenty Of Changes For Tax Filers This Year

Experts recommend using some type of guidance to navigate forms and maximize your returns.

03/18/2013

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Free Tax Tip #10: Look Over Your Tax Situation

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: Look over your tax situation during the year…

04/04/2012

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Free Tax Tip #9: Monitor Your Withholding

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: monitor your withholding.

03/28/2012

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Free Tax Tip #8: Think About Your Salary

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: think about your salary

03/21/2012

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Free Tax Tip #6: Roll Over Into A Roth Account

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: roll over into a Roth account.

03/07/2012

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Free Tax Tip #5: Maximize Retirement Account Tax Savings

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: maximize retirement account tax savings!

02/29/2012

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Free Tax Tip #4: Better To Give Than To Receive?

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s subject: better to give than to receive?

02/22/2012

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Free Tax Tip #3: Maximizing Write-Offs

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s tip: Try to maximize your ‘above-the-line’ write-offs…

02/15/2012

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Free Tax Tip #2: Itemized Deductions

Barry R. Steiner, a Chicago based CPA and former IRS Agent, brings you one new tax tip each week! This week’s tip: group together your itemized deductions…

02/08/2012

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Free Tax Tip #1: Defer Income & Accelerate Deductions

by Barry Steiner, CPA (Former IRS agent) Managing a tax burden has never been more difficult — whether you’re managing your individual tax rates, the rates on your investments, the taxes on your privately held […]

01/31/2012

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End-Of-Year Tips To Save On Taxes In 2012

There’s still time to take steps now that will save you money on the 2011 taxes you file in 2012. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.

12/19/2011