There’s a new website in town talking taxes. TaxHelp.org recently launched and has more than 150 free resources about United States taxes. Tis the season to check out resources like their General Guide to Taxes. I used to write my own simple guide to taxes, but I’m less in the know now and happy to share this… Continue reading New online resource talks taxes in plain English.
Neat maps used to tell New York stories that come from tax data. All my favorite things!
Apologies for not sending out my annual taxes email this year; time got away from me. But, I hope you take a minute to read these tips and cautions from Eric Schneiderman. Happy Tax Season!Tax Preparation Tips from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman
The Wall Street Journal clearly understands how America lives. (Even if they’re just playing to who they think their readership is, this is an irksome infographic. Also, maybe the people look sad because of their outfits and not taxes.)
Interested in seeding your own nonprofit or do-gooder project, but don’t have a 501c3 status? Or, is your nonprofit interested in broadening its horizons without having the internal capacity or the vision to do so? Fiscal sponsorship generally entails a nonprofit organization (the “fiscal sponsor”) agreeing to provide administrative services and oversight to, and assume… Continue reading New Website Alert!
Great example of smart, strategic, inflammatory activism and subsequent storytelling in a municipality.(Source: http://player.vimeo.com/)
Taxes. The recently released 2012 Food and Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council Foundation uncovered that more than half of Americans are trying to lose weight, but that it’s pretty tough. Tougher than taxes. A few findings I found of particular interest: Similar to past years, taste and price continue to drive… Continue reading Which is easier: doing your taxes or eating right? You might be surprised, but survey says…
Learn why people are #ProudToPay taxes today, and share some of your own reasons! At the end of the day, we should feel very lucky to live in a country where taxes support the public good and many freedoms that we take for granted, even if we do grumble while money leaves our bank accounts.… Continue reading Happy Tax Day! If you’re #ProudToPay, tweet it.
This is sad but not all that surprising. Stress can really make people act less than perfectly, and a nation of (unnecessarily!) stressed out individuals definitely could cause crashes. Deaths from traffic accidents around April 15, traditionally the last day to file individual income taxes in the U.S., rose 6 percent on average on each… Continue reading Death and Taxes Collide as Fatal Crashes Mount on IRS Filing Day
Read more about the Fresh Start initiative, which helps to offer penalty relief and a higher likelihood of an installment agreement. This is great, and part of why I sincerely respect the work of the IRS.Avoid failure-to-pay penalties on your taxes