- Avoid IRS Penalties & 6 More Reasons Not to Wait Until the Last Minute to File 04/03/2019The last day to file your 2018 tax return is April 15, 2019. If you’ve procrastinated on completing your taxes for the year, don’t push it off any longer. Here’s why you should not wait until the last minute to start. Avoid the last minute scramble Unless you kept accurate track of the forms you... […]TaxAct
- Got a Big Tax Bill? Don’t Avoid Filing 04/03/2019There may be some areas of life in which you can avoid a problem, and it gets better or goes away. Unfortunately, owing a big tax bill to the IRS is not one of them. In fact, the more you ignore your taxes, the worse they get. If you owe federal or state income taxes, or... […]Sally Herigstad
- How to Check Your Refund Status 03/13/2019Let’s say you filed your tax return, and the IRS owes you a refund, which usually occurs because you had excess tax withheld from your pay. You’d like to know when you can expect to receive that lump sum. Is there a way to find out? The process In short, yes. The IRS made it... […]Valerie Rind
- Change Your Tax Outcome: Adjust Your Withholdings in 2019 03/13/2019Most of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act provisions went into effect at the beginning of 2018. Although employees felt some effects of the changes in February 2018, when the income tax withholding rates were changed, the real moment of truth comes as taxpayers start preparing and filing their 2018 tax returns now. The Internal... […]Sally Herigstad
- 8 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make This Tax Season 03/11/2019Tax season is here. In fact, we’re already halfway to the deadline! If you haven’t filed your tax return yet, don’t fret. TaxAct is ready to make your tax preparation process as simple as possible. In fact, by using tax software, you’re already reducing or eliminating the possibility of many types of mistakes, such as... […]Sally Herigstad
- EBay raises forecast as redesign draws customers, boosts ad revenue 04/23/2019EBay Inc raised its full-year sales and profit forecasts on Tuesday, as user-friendly changes to its ecommerce platforms attracted more customers and also increased its advertising revenue.
- Snap restarts user growth with original shows, Android overhaul 04/23/2019Snap Inc's original shows and rebuilt Android app helped it add Snapchat users for the first time in three quarters and top analyst revenue forecasts, but that was not enough to push its shares much higher after a sharp run-up this year.
- Walgreens, Rite Aid set minimum age to sell tobacco products at 21 years 04/23/2019Drugstore retailers Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Rite Aid Corp will no longer sell tobacco products to customers who are below 21 years old, amid a crackdown on widespread teenage tobacco use.
- U.S. congressional leaders query Google on tracking database 04/23/2019The top Democrats and Republicans on the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday wrote Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai raising concerns about reports of a massive database known as Sensorvault containing precise consumer location information on hundreds of millions of devices.
- CBS suspends CEO search, fuelling Viacom merger expectations 04/23/2019CBS Corp on Tuesday said it had suspended its search for a new chief executive and extended the role of its interim CEO Joseph Ianniello until the end of the year, renewing speculation the U.S. media company will seek to merge with peer Viacom Inc.
- Morgan Stanley shuffles jobs for wealth management executive 04/23/2019Morgan Stanley's Shelley O'Connor, one of two co-heads of the wealth management business, was named on Tuesday to lead two of the bank's regulated entities, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.
- All Wells Fargo directors elected as hecklers call executives 'frauds' 04/23/2019Wells Fargo & Co shareholders voted to elect all of the company-nominated directors during a rowdy meeting on Tuesday in which more than a dozen attendees were kicked out for heckling executives and board members.
- U.S. accuses pair of stealing secrets, spying on GE to aid China 04/23/2019A former engineer and a Chinese businessman have been charged with economic espionage and conspiring to steal trade secrets from General Electric Co to benefit China, according to an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday.
- Texas Instruments says slowdown in chip demand may continue; shares fall 04/23/2019Chipmaker Texas Instruments said on Tuesday a slowdown in demand for microchips that started late last year may last a few more quarters. The warning from the company, often seen as a bellwether for a semiconductor industry, dragged its shares 3 percent lower to $113.88.
- Oil surges amid OPEC caution to offset Iran sanctions 04/23/2019Oil prices hit their highest in about six months on Tuesday as sources said Gulf OPEC members were ready to raise output only if there was demand before offsetting any shortfall following a U.S. decision to end waivers for buyers of Iranian crude.