Tax Ranger

Homeowners who meet certain conditions may be allowed to deduct their private mortgage insurance premiums from their income taxes. Private mortgage insurance, or PMI, is a requirement for homeowners w...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Thursday, April 14, 2011
Small businesses report the 2010 tax year will be more difficult than in prior years, according to the results of a new survey.The study, conducted by Discover Financial Services, shows more small com...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, April 06, 2011
Many recent graduates will be filing their taxes for the first time this year, and many have expressed concerns over their understanding of complex tax codes. In addition to confusion over tax forms, ...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Education costs are steadily increasing and more Americans are seeking out scholarships to help cover the high price of tuition. However, many have questioned whether scholarships are tax-free or must...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, March 09, 2011
More consumers rely on their smartphones applications to make key financial transactions, save money and find products more conveniently. In recognition of this trend, a new app has been created to he...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Tuesday, March 08, 2011
A longstanding battle between the government and hospitals was settled by the U.S. Supreme Court, which ruled in favor of the Internal Revenue Service. As a result, full-time medical residents, who we...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Friday, February 11, 2011
Many taxpayers have already begun preparing their documents, gathering their receipts or invoices and calculating their tax liability for filing season. But when it comes down to it, individuals shoul...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Tuesday, February 08, 2011
A large number of tax credits are available to help consumers either reduce their liability or receive a bigger refund from Uncle Sam. However, many credits are restricted to those within certain inco...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Friday, January 14, 2011
Although Tax Day is roughly five months away, the Minnesota Department of Revenue is reminding veterans who file Minnesota tax returns about a benefit available to them.Veterans who served in a combat...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Thanks to the Recovery Act, people who weatherize their homes can not only lower their heating bills but also reduce their tax liability.The Act has been expanded into two home energy tax credits: Non...
Posted To: Tax Ranger By: Tax Ranger on Tuesday, December 28, 2010