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2020 tax deadlines

The 2020 Tax Deadlines You Need to Know

By Tara Mastroeni / February 3, 2020
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Now that we’re into the new year, tax time is right around the corner. With that in mind, we’ve made a guide for the important 2020 tax deadlines that you need to know. Below is a collection of important due…

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2019 home tax deductions

2019 Home Tax Deductions and What New Homeowners Need to Know

By Aly Yale / January 23, 2020
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If you’re one of the millions of Americans who dreads tax season, you may just be in luck — at least if you bought or sold a home this year. Homeowners can usually qualify for a number of valuable write-offs…

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7 Things About Taxes Every Freelancer Should Know

7 Things About Taxes Every Freelancer Should Know

By Aly Yale / March 13, 2019
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From the non-traditional schedule to the flexibility of location, freelancing certainly has its perks. When it comes time for tax season, though? It’s pretty easy to lose sight of them. Taxes for a freelancer are notoriously confusing. From the write-offs…

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2019 tax deadlines

Your Total Guide to 2019 Tax Deadlines

By Tim Coutis / February 28, 2019
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Yep, it’s that time of year again: tax season. Confused about what is due and when for your federal taxes? Here are the dates and forms you’ll need to file quarterly installment payments, monthly payments if you work for tips,…

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First-Time Homebuyer? Leverage Your Tax Refund to Help

By Aly Yale / February 13, 2019
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It’s tax season, and you know what that means: a hefty refund could be just around the corner. What will you use it on? A shopping spree? A much-needed vacation? New clothes or shoes? If buying a home is anywhere…

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Should I Pay My Property Taxes Early?

By Aly Yale / September 13, 2018
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The property tax deduction is one of the biggest benefits of homeownership — even with the latest tax reform. Though new tax laws cap the deduction at $10,000, the large majority of American homeowners fall under this threshold, meaning they…

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Real Estate Agent Expenses You Should Be Meticulously Tracking

By Tim Coutis / August 7, 2018
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If you aren’t tracking your business expenses or waiting to the last minute to recreate a year’s worth of traveled miles, phone bills, office supplies purchased, or any other deductible expenses, you may be missing out on significant savings. Expense…

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How to Put Your Tax Refund Back into Your Home

By Tim Coutis / April 17, 2018
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There’s nothing like the thrill of opening that much anticipated tax return refund. The excitement is even greater when the funds are intended for a home renovation. Renovations not only improve the quality of your life, they can also add…

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CPAs Answer Homeowner Questions About the New 2018 Tax Law

By Mary Mack / April 6, 2018
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Since the final version of a $1.5 trillion tax reform bill was passed in December 2017, taxpayers across the nation have been trying to figure out how the changes will affect their lives and finances. As a mortgage company, we’ve…

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Buying a Second Home? What the Latest Tax Reform Means for You

By Aly Yale / April 3, 2018
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The latest tax reform impacts all Americans, but in particular, homeowners. Just see our latest blog for full details on how it influences your current mortgage—as well as your annual income taxes and deductions. But what about second homes and…

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