Renting A Room On The Side? 3 Money Questions To Ask Before Hanging Out That Sign

If you're looking for some extra income, renting out part or all of your home can be a great way to earn a little on the side. But if you aren't aware of the financial implications, you could end up making less or no income. So, what should you keep in mind when deciding how often to rent your home to travelers? Here are the 3 biggest questions to answer before starting. [Read More]

4 Things To Know About Taxes As A Senior Citizen

If you felt like your tax bill was a little higher than you would have liked this year, now is a great time to starting planning for next year's taxes. As a senior citizen, you can take certain steps to reduce your taxes for the upcoming tax year. Here are four great tax deductions that you can take advantage of as a senior citizen.  Standard Deduction If you are over the age of 65, you actually qualify for a larger standard deduction than individuals who are under the age of 65. [Read More]

Four Things You Should Know About Property Taxes Before You Buy Your First House

Buying your first house can be a confusing process. You often need to deal not only with the mortgage company, but also homeowner's associations, property taxes, and potential liens on the property itself. Though property taxes are usually fairly low, there are still a few things you should know about them in advance. You Can Get Them Adjusted If You Live in the House If you're an occupant owner -- someone who lives in their house full-time -- you can usually get a very sizable deduction on the amount of property taxes you pay. [Read More]

Why A Growing Business Should Hire Tax Recruiters

Are you starting to expand your company from a small business to a medium or large sized one? Do you now need more advice than your part-time tax preparation agent can help you with? If you need a full time tax expert working for your company, you may be considering putting an ad in your local help wanted section, the same way that you did with your other employees. While that may work for some companies, here are some reasons why you should hire tax recruiters to find your new employee: [Read More]