Monday Shout Outs: The Taxes Edition

Taxes.

Snooze. Yawn. Boring.

Articles About Doing Taxes

No one likes to think about paying taxes even though it’s one of the most important things we have to deal with all year. Believe it or not, I actually read some pretty interesting articles that deal with various aspects of filing taxes over the last week. So in this week’s Monday Shout Outs, I’d like to share some of these great articles with you.

Top Articles of The Week:

Where’s My Tax Refund? 3 Common Reasons For Delays  [Christian PF]
The IRS processes more than 90% of the tax refunds within 21 days of filing. If you haven’t received your tax refund in a timely manner or are simply curious about what causes most refund delays, read this article for a comprehensive explanation.

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What To Do If You Made A Mistake On Your Taxes [Learn Vest]
Mistakes happen, and the IRS realizes this. That’s why they allow you to send an amendment to your tax return in case you find an error or two after filing your taxes. Wanna know if your mistake warrants an amendment? Read this article to find out.

7 IRS Penalties You Should Keep in Mind [Savvy Sugar]
Whether you think taxes are good or bad, one thing’s for sure: Don’t mess with the IRS when it comes time to pay them! If you do, you might suffer some serious consequences such as the ones outlined in this article.

How to Deduct Job Hunting Expenses From Your Taxes [Bargaineering]
If you spend a significant portion of your time, effort and money on searching for a job in any given year, it turns out that you can actually deduct some of these expenses from your taxes!

All About the New 1099-K Tax Form [Free From Broke]
If you are an independent business owner or contractor and receive or will be receiving  income via third party payment processors such as Paypal or Square, read this article to learn about the new form that you might be getting in the mail this year.

What is the Average Audit Rate By Income Level? [Financial Samurai]
Have you ever been curious of your likelihood to get tax audited solely based on your income? If so, look no further. This article breaks it down for you, complete with some semi-controversial commentary around “income based profiling.”

Spring Cleaning Your Finances [Bible Money Matters]
Isn’t it funny how Tax season directly coincides with spring? So this year, spend a little extra time spring cleaning your personal finances as you’re in the process of organizing your taxes for the year.

Did you find these articles useful? Do you have some interesting facts of your own that you’d like to share with us? Please let us know in the comments below!

 

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  • http://twitter.com/financialsamura Financial Samurai

    So no to income profiling!