Month: April 2016

Real Estate in US – an update from Arcus Lending

Author - Shashank Shekhar, CEO, Arcus Lending It's a refrain we've been repeating a lot lately, yet it's one we like to hear: Home values are still rising in [...]

Now is a Good Time to Plan for Next Year’s Taxes

You may be tempted to forget about your taxes once you’ve filed but some tax planning done now may benefit you later. Now is a good time to set up a system [...]

Houston Area Taxpayers Affected by Severe Weather May Qualify for Relief from Penalties on Late Tax Returns

The Internal Revenue Service today advised taxpayers who are affected by severe weather in the Houston area and other parts of Texas that they may qualify [...]

Things You Should Know about Filing Late and Paying Penalties

April 18 was this year’s deadline for most people to file their federal tax return and pay any tax they owe. If you are due a refund there is no penalty if [...]

Tips for Those Who Missed the Tax Deadline

Monday, April 18, was the tax deadline for most people in 2016. If you didn’t file a tax return or an extension to file but should have, take action now. If [...]

New Expatriate Record for 2015 – Nearly 4,300 Expatriations

Today the Treasury Department published the names of individuals who renounced their U.S. citizenship or terminated their long-term U.S. residency [...]

Last-Minute Tips for Filing Your Taxes

Don’t panic if you haven’t done your taxes yet. There’s no time like the present to prepare and file your 2015 tax return. Visit for tax tools [...]

IRS Warns of Continued Scams, Varied Tactics as the Tax Deadline Nears

The Internal Revenue Service today issued a warning that scammers may try using the April 18 tax deadline to prey on hard-working taxpayers by impersonating [...]

What You Need to Know About the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit

Don’t overlook the Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit. It can reduce the taxes you pay. Here are 10 facts from the IRS about this important tax [...]

How to Balance Funding an IRA With Other Financial Goals

Many workers are saving for retirement in individual retirement accounts. At the end of 2014, $7.4 trillion was invested in IRAs, up from 2.6 trillion in 2000, [...]