Tax Help For Gamblers? You Bet!

Basketball fans everywhere were on the edge of their seats this weekend as Notre Dame nearly ended Kentucky’s perfect season in a nail biter. After the game, brackets everywhere remained mostly intact and folks who had picked Kentucky to win it all in the office pool breathed a sigh of relief. I’m fifth in my … Read more

Brady Passes On Super Bowl Prize As Butler Hauls In Truck & Tax Bill

New England Patriots’ cornerback Malcolm Butler might have snagged that Russell Wilson interception that lead to the Patriots’ win at Super Bowl XLIX but quarterback Tom Brady might have made the biggest catch of all: a tax break. Brady was named MVP of Super Bowl XLIX by a media panel and fan vote on nfl.com/MVP, earning … Read more

Tax Trivia Giveaway #2: Presidential Income

(Update: We have our winners!) Our second tax trivia question is: In honor of President’s Day, this question focuses on presidential tax returns. Since Richard Nixon, almost all of our U.S. Presidents (and most presidential candidates) have reported this specific kind of additional income on their tax returns. Since it’s occasional income for our Presidents, … Read more

Election Day 2010 Freebies: What Do They Mean?

This election is big for all parties. That’s both a good thing – and a not so good thing – depending on who you are. Of course, in the effort to get out the vote, we’re going to hear about allegations of voter fraud, vote tampering and bribery. Increasingly, these issues are associated with the … Read more