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E-FILING YOUR TAX RETURN

December 14, 2013

For those of you out there that are “old school” and still file your returns the old fashioned way, on paper, you’re a dying breed. The growth in e-file is huge and continues its upward trend. Here’s the latest visualization of just how big e-file has become. Source

10 Strange (but Legitimate) Tax Deductions

10 Strange (but Legitimate) Tax Deductions

July 17, 2013

Itemized tax deductions come in many forms and the odder your job the chances are the odder your deductions will be. This list highlights some of the stranger but completely legitimate tax deductions that have been claimed. Source

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

The Work We Do to Pay Taxes

May 9, 2013

There are two certainties in the lives of every American according to Ben Franklin: death and taxes. (Corporate Americans exempt.) So how much of every working day do we spend working to pay the Man? Source

Property Taxes on Owner-Occupied Housing

Property Taxes on Owner-Occupied Housing

May 1, 2013

This infographic focuses on property taxes paid by households on owner-occupied housing per state. It does not include taxes paid by businesses or renters. Read on for more information about different property taxes in different parts of the United States. Source

The Rise of E-Filing

The Rise of E-Filing

April 27, 2013

There was a time when every American mailed their tax forms in come April 15th each year. But snail mail is quickly going the way of the dodo. Track the rise of the trend of e-filing tax returns from 2001 to 2010. Source

2010 Guide To Home Buying Tax Credits

2010 Guide To Home Buying Tax Credits

April 26, 2013

This infographic breaks down the most common and effective ways to get the most tax credits out of your home. Source

In Graphics: What are Capital Gains?

In Graphics: What are Capital Gains?

April 21, 2013

When it comes to your finances you want to be confident in where it goes and what you’re doing with it. That’s why it is important to know what different financial terms mean. This infographic deals with capital gains, which is a profit that results from investing in an asset. Source

Understanding Income Taxes

Understanding Income Taxes

April 5, 2013

Ever wonder what it’s in your tax return and how it adds up? The U.S. tax code is extremely complicated, but this graphic highlights the different pieces of the basic personal income tax return. Source

What to do with your tax refund

What to do with your tax refund

April 3, 2013

A quick little flow chart that gives you ideas on how to spend that tax refund headed your way. Source

Effects of Marijuana on the U.S. Economy

Effects of Marijuana on the U.S. Economy

March 29, 2013

This infographic compares the effects of tobacco use with those of marijuana use, including associated deaths and potential tax revenue. Sometimes you have to wonder why marijuana is banned when alcohol and tobacco seem to cause far more destruction. Is our thinking upside down? Source

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Cigarette Taxes In Photos

March 4, 2013

Facing a down economy and growing health concerns, the U.S. government continues to increase federal and state tax rates on cigarettes. But are smokers addicted enough to forgo the higher price tags? Source

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NCAA Sentiment on Monday, March 12

February 2, 2013

This explores some of the common misconceptions the general public has about college athletics. For instance, most fans assume that college sports programs are making money hand over fist, but it’s just not true. In fact, in 2009, the median FBS school lost $10 million on its sports program. In addition, half of the top […]