Tax season

How Dangerous Is It to Drive on Tax Day?
Benjamin Franklin once wrote, "In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." And the two may be even more closely linked than we thought -- a new study shows fatal car crashes rise on April's annual tax deadline day.
Filing Your Taxes at the Last Minute? Here Are Five Things You Need to Know
Remember the kids who always sat in the front of the classroom, the ones who reminded the teacher when she forgot to hand out homework? Those kids grew up into adults who get their oil changed every 3,000 miles, visit the dentist every six months like clockwork and file their taxes as soon as they can. Then there were the back of the class kids. They're now the reasons dentists send those "we
Why Do We Even Pay Income Taxes? Here’s Your History Lesson
"Nothing can said to be certain, except death and taxes." As April 15 approaches, those famous words from Benjamin Franklin resonate stronger and stronger. Yet Franklin spoke them 100 years before the most difficult and vexing tax to most Americans -- the income tax -- even existed. So how exactly did the income tax as we know it come to be?
5 Things You Can Do This Year to Save Money on Next Year’s Taxes
It may still be early in the year, but it's not too early to start thinking about your taxes for next year. As much fun as it is to procrastinate, now is the time you can really make a difference in next year's IRS bill. If you plan ahead, you can save a bundle in 2014 using these five simple (and some not-so-simple) ways: Start a Health Savings Account If you're young or middle-aged and have conc
With Tax Season Comes Scammers
It's that time of year when people are starting to do their taxes.   It's something we have to do every single year, we have to get those returns done and in to the IRS.  However, it seems criminals come out of the wood works trying to get your hard earned money.  The Amarillo Police Department is warning of scammers.

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