Adoption Fees, Court Costs, Taxes: The Hidden Costs of Same-Sex Parenthood

“The most exciting thing about having DOMA struck down is that our taxes went down by half.”

Last Minute Taxes Reminder! Complete With Help

How Unmarried Homeowners Do Taxes

The only thing you must do is file together, so you can figure out what makes sense for you both individually and as a team. This is where having an accountant really proves its worth.

Why Do Your Own Taxes When VITA Will Do ‘Em For You Free

VITA is a program run by the IRS that connects community non-profits with tax training, then utilizes volunteers to run free, low-to-moderate income tax sites.

Do That 1 Thing You Forgot To Do

A Cautionary Tale About Generation Gig

Nearly 80% of us would be interested in dropping out of the FT workforce to go freelance.

Two Millennials Discuss Doing Their Taxes

John: I spent, like, four hours one night last week entering tiny numbers into TurboTax, then was crestfallen at the result, and did the same with H&R Block online. Now both of them are emailing me like, HELLO? DO YOUR TAXES AND PAY US… so I’m putting it off. For now. I did actually go to see a human person at an H&R Block office, and she told me it would be $300 just to process my 1099-MISC, nevermind the taxes I will inevitably owe, so I scuttled back to my desk.

Here’s A Surefire Tax Estimating Process for Freelancers (Rebooted and Updated)

A year and a half ago, I wrote about my surefire tax estimation system for freelancers for the Billfold, in the hopes that a system that has worked for me would help the many Billfold readers who live partly or entirely on freelance income avoid quarterly or annual financial panic when it came to dealing with their taxes. “This system is incredibly useful!” some said. “This system is insanely complex, how can you expect anyone to actually do this,” said many others. “Please help me,” said an unsettling number of emails I’ve received.