finance--money

Delayed Tax Returns, Unfiled Tax Returns And Tax Evasion: How To Handle Each Of These Situations And Avoid Legal Trouble

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If nightmares of IRS agents tracking you down occur more frequently than you would like, maybe it is time to address the causes behind those nightmares. Taxes have to be filed any year that you make over a certain amount based on your filing status and age, usually $10,000 or more (unless you are married and filing separately). If you are not married and have made more than this amount in the previous year, you should have filed your taxes.

12 May 2016

Tax Tips For Home-Based Business Owners

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While many people dream of owning their own home-based business, many of those same people may not be aware of how to prepare for filing their income from it. If you have just started a home-based business, learning more about filing your end of the year taxes is a good idea. By starting ahead of tax time, you can be better prepared and know about the deductions that you are legally entitled to.

11 May 2016

Are Bail Bonds Wiped Out During Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

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It's an all-too-familiar story. Someone gives money or collateral to a bail bondsman to get a friend or family member out of jail, but the defendant skips town and leaves the person stuck paying the entire forfeited bail amount to the bondsman. This can represent a significant financial burden, depending on the bond amount, and some people may consider filing for bankruptcy to eliminate it. Whether you can escape this obligation by filing bankruptcy, however, depends on the type of bail bond obtained.

11 May 2016

Tips For Buying Ancient Coins Online

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If you are looking to buy ancient coins, shopping from online dealers is a great option. However, when you buy online, you won't be able to see them up close, so it is a little more complicated. Here are some tips for buying ancient coins for sale online from reputable dealers. Avoid Dealers Who Use Sales Tactics While a coin dealer wants to make a sale, they should also know that some people simply want information, not a sales pitch.

11 May 2016

2 Ways People With Low Income Can Get Help With Their Taxes

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If you are a person with a very low income, you may think that you don't have to pay any taxes, so you don't file any taxes. However, you do need to file taxes, even if you don't make a lot of money. One good reason to file your taxes, no matter what is that you are probably entitled to refunds and tax credits, and without filing, you can't take advantage of those things.

11 May 2016

Four Places To Keep Your Money In A Deflationary Environment

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For decades investment advice on what to do with your money during inflation was plentiful, but in an economy where deflation is creeping into our economy, you may be wondering what to do with your investment money today. When deflation takes hold, your money becomes more valuable without doing anything with it. The following are four places to keep your extra money if deflation arrives. Cash Although most Americans don't use cash as much as they have in the past, in a world of deflation, cash is valuable.

10 May 2016

Teaching Your Elderly Parent How To Use Online Banking? 3 Tips To Get Them Started

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Most people who bank use a nationwide bank or local credit union, generally choosing the one that is closest to them or offers the best services. However, while these were the only options for years, you can now open up an online checking and savings account to handle all of your personal banking needs online. If you're used to assisting your parent with their finances and they are still capable of handling most of their banking on their own, you'll need to be patient if you want to introduce them to online banking.

10 May 2016

The Power Of Money: 4 Easy Ways To Make Business Accounting Easier

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Keeping track of your finances might be easy to do for your personal household. But when it comes to business accounting, you might find yourself a little overwhelmed. While it isn't drastically different than personal accounting, it does involve a little more work. Fortunately, you can make keeping track of your small businesses finances easy with these four tips: 1. Don't Mix Personal and Business When running your own business, it can be easy to mix personal and business expenses together.

9 May 2016

The Essential Information About Bail Bonds

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If you are arrested as a suspect of a crime, there is the possibility that you can be released until your court date by paying bail. Since there can be many people in the justice system awaiting their court date, it can take a while to get to trial. Bail allows people to have temporary freedom until they need to be in court. If you are unfamiliar with what bail is, here is the essential information that you need to know.

9 May 2016

Examining The Financial Benefits Of Payday Loans

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Living from one paycheck to the next is tough, even more so in the failing economy of today. Many families today are struggling to make ends meet and are unable to save money for an unexpected financial crisis. For these families, having an option for getting the money they may need for expensive car repairs or medical care is important. Learn more about the benefits of choosing a payday lender for the money you need fast.

9 May 2016