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Beware Of Scammers Using TurboTax Emails

Taxpayers Warned: Watch Out for Fake TurboTax Emails

If you received an email telling you that TurboTax Online is no longer available, they you received a scam email. Similar scams tell you your account has been deactivated due to inactivity, or suggest your refund money is being rejected by your bank. These kinds of phishing scams are posted on the Online Security Center at Intuit.

Phishing sites like these are trying to get you to click a link to a fake website where you are asked for personal and bank account information. Don’t click on these kinds … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

Stay On Track With TurboTax 2015

My last post included twelve ways to save during major life events, and this new post continues with eleven more ways to save at tax time.


mortgage rates historic trend1. Your spouse may have business dealings that effect your tax status, and you should get a copy of any pertinent business tax returns before your divorce becomes final.

2. Consider using a free TurboTax version to be sure you understand your deductions regarding alimony and child support.

3. Record the time that your child spends with you and the time spent with your former spouse. You may need this information for court … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

How To Choose A Great Online Tax Preparer

When people look for online tax preparers, they need to consider various factors. Choosing the right tax software option is vital to maximizing a tax refund after all. Therefore, individuals must focus and search for their best tax preparation solution. Each person is going to require something slightly different from their online tax prep service.

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Safety Concerns

TurboTax 2013 from last year provided ample safety measures. Unfortunately, not all preparation services take safety seriously enough. The last thing a person wants to do is lose their personal information. Others have become victims of identity theft and lost their returns. The … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

Obamacare’s Impact On 2014 Taxes

Researchers have unveiled an ignorance on the part of the American public: a full 48 percent of people in the United States do not know that they must report their health insurance status on their 2014 federal income tax returns.

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The tax-filing season is soon on its way, and most Americans 18 and over do not realize that health care and income taxes are connected. This information was uncovered by an online Intuit TurboTax Health Survey which was conducted by the well-known Harris Poll group.

According to the Affordable Care Act, otherwise dubbed “Obamacare,” all Americans have to show that … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

Looking At The TurboTax Redesign

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If you’ve used TurboTax before, then you should expect some changes this time around. Recently, Intuit’s tax software has become a little confusing. The user interface didn’t exactly welcome simplicity and efficiency. Sometimes, users would get frustrated by looping links and other problems. Such issues could easily hurt a person while preparing their taxes using the software. Intuit finally listened to customers’ concerns and made changes to the popular tax preparation software.

For TurboTax 2014, filing taxes now looks a lot smoother and easier to navigate. A complete redesign of the user interface … Read more at 2008 Taxes.

Tax Changes For The Wealthy

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2013 and 2014 taxes may be different for the wealthy due to several new tax implementations. The top tax rate may be steeper, and the actual percentage may depend upon what is included. People may be surprised by the changes, and this may be the ideal time to let TurboTax 2013 guide you through efficient tax preparation.

Income inequality continues to be a major political issue, and things like extending jobless benefits, raising the minimum wage, and imposing changes that affect the top tax rate are central to addressing this issue. Some of the newer taxes include changes to … Read more at 2008 Taxes.