Taxes

The Recovery Rebate Credit

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(What I Learned After 90 Minutes on the Phone with the IRS) Yesterday, I was on the phone with the IRS for an hour and a half. Yes, 90 minutes. Not all of it was talk time, of course – it took 30+ minutes just to connect with a live person. But in resolving a […]

Budgeting

It’s Tax Return Season, Folks!

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For Americans, now is the season when you have to deal with an unavoidable unpleasantry…filing your annual income tax return(s). Federal individual tax returns are due in less than a month, with state and city returns usually not far behind. During the 2019 calendar year, almost 156 million individual tax returns were filed, one-third of […]