5 Tax Preparation Tips for Those Who Work From Home

Whether you are self-employed and work from home, you may be in need of a few tax preparation tips. This can be especially true when considering if you should deduct the expenses related to a home office. As technology advances, we see more and more professionals take on a freelance state of mind. We also see […]

Share this:

6 Bizarre but Effective Tax Return Deductions You Don’t Know About

You could be leaving tons of dollars on the table when you prepare your tax return this year. From home sales to exercise, these lesser known tax return deductions can make April 15th all the more happier for you and your family. Since what you don’t know can hurt you, especially when it comes to tax […]

Share this:

5 Tax Myths from Tax Return Preparation in Houston Expert

Working in tax return preparation in Houston can be a confusing process, especially during a busy filing season like this one. It comes with some special considerations that are likely to lead to an increase in misinformation on taxes. With the rise of social media, blogs by amateurs, etc, these tax myths can multiply. Another […]

Share this:

5 Free Tax Return Estimate Calculators

We at Houston B&J Bookkeeping enjoying sharing ways for you to make the most of your money. Your tax return estimate is one of the best perks of the year, should you be lucky enough to get one. But if you can’t wait to see how large your check will be, there are options. To […]

5 Last Minute Tips for Tax Preparation

Did you know the regular American spends about 16 hours on average completing their tax return? Given the average tax payer earns about $25 per hour (before paying those pesky taxes), this means they have spent about $400 in sweat equity on their taxes, and we know many who would rather work on their homes, […]

Share this:

8 Tax Records & Receipts You Need to File

The deadline to file your federal income taxes is rapidly approaching, and for those who itemize deductions, own and operate a small business, or are a sole proprietorship, the gathering of tax records and receipts is crucial component. Regardless of whether filing using a paper return or filing online, this gathering of documents and receipts […]

Share this:

3 Allegations From H&R Block to Tax Preparation Services

With tax time upon us and tax preparation services deadlines looming, it is only natural for the tax sharks (not the IRS) to come out and look for prey. In their latest commercial, leading tax firm H&R Block intends to do just that, but are they telling you the whole story? We’ll analyze more about […]

Share this:

Obamacare and Tax Preparation: The Horror

As the nation’s largest and smallest consumer tax preparation firms offer assisted and full service tax returns, H&R Block has come out with an interesting insight into the questions taxpayers come up with during their tax-filing process which revealed something interesting. They basically asked their customers which tax issue was the most confusing to them […]

Share this:

6 Tax Return Hacks for Student Loans

Paying off your student loans is never easy no matter how long you have carried it. Whether you are following a standard repayment plan or you’ve signed on for a repayment program based on income, student debt can come with some steep consequences and is best avoided. While tax return time isn’t ideal either, you […]

Share this: