Tax Deadline Looms!

March 30, 2010

Tax day is almost here, have you filed your taxes yet? If not, you can still get free H&R Block at Home software if you enter by the end of the day. Below are some tax tips from around the web on topics such as tax audits, tax deductions, hiring an accountant, amended tax returns, and others.

In other personal finance news, I also want to congratulate JD Roth from Get Rich Slowly for finishing his first book Your Money: The Missing Manual ! I haven’t read the book yet but I’ll do a write up on it once I have a chance.  I know JD poured his heart and soul into this one so I’m looking forward to seeing what he’s come up with.

Here are those tax tips and some other recent personal finance articles on the health care bill, investing, career, and credit:


Don’t Let Your Taxes Make You a Criminal @ Generation X Finance
The Tax Collector @ Lazy Man & Money
Is It a Good Idea to Pay Taxes with Credit Cards? @ Suns Financial Diary
Do Kids Have to Pay Taxes? All About the Kiddie Tax @ Five Cent Nickel
Tax Audit Red Flags @ Bargaineering
Just Because It’s Deductible Doesn’t Make It Smart @ Wealth Pilgrim
What to Look For When Hiring an Accountant @ Good Financial Cents
Why Tax Deferral May Be a Sucker’s Bet @ Fiscal Geek
Time Limit on Filing Amended Tax Return @ No Debt Plan

Health Care

Health Care Reform Bill: How It Affects You @ The Digerati Life
Health Care Reform Bill Summary, Taxes, and Fines @ My Dollar Plan
Overview Of The Health Care Reform Bill. @ My Two Dollars


The Wrong Reason to Dollar-Cost Average @ Consumerism Commentary
Are You a Dinosaur for Not Investing in ETFs? @ Frugal Dad
Max Out Your Tax Advantaged Accounts First @ Money Ning
Mutual Fund Hidden Cost: Brokerage Commissions @ My Money Blog
How to Open a Roth IRA Account @ Moolanomy
Considering ETF Investing and Mutual Funds @ Debt Free Adventure


The 5’oclock Test @ Brip Blap
Transitioning Well from One Job to Another @ Million Dollar Journey
How To Successfully Work From Home @ Cash Money Life


Six Secrets of a Credit Score @ Budgets Are Sexy
My Credit Card Beef with Dave Ramsey @ Free Money Finance

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3 Responses to Tax Deadline Looms!

  • James

    i am ready / scared about taxes this year. i am self employed for the first time ever and i hope i saved enough money

  • J. Money

    Can you believe I’m just NOW getting to my taxes? Man, talk about slacking…

  • Lillie

    Don’t remind me about the tax-deadline! Thanks for the information about the free software and the tax tips. Priceless. I will put both to good use.