It’s time for back-to-school deals!
Some states are going sales tax free for a weekend or full week in August. In comparison to sales tax ranging between 4% to 10% of your purchase, it means more bang for your buck.
What kind of deals can you get?
First off, you might wonder if this tax free weekend is limited to certain purchases. Each state is different but you can find out which purchases your state considers tax free.
However, you should be able to pick up the necessities. Continue reading “Which States Still Have Tax Free Weekends?”
Are you a little late on back to school shopping?
There’s some good news for you. States have been cutting you some slack when shopping for items such as computers, notebooks, clothes and even some home goods (for college dorms) for the month of August.
However, it depends on what each state determines which items are tax-free. There also may be a price cap per item to qualify for no sales tax. Let’s take a look at which states still offer tax-free shopping. Continue reading “Can you still get tax free back to school shopping?”
It’s back to school time, so here are some tips for your taxes!
- Get up to $2,000 for the Child Tax Credit if your child is under 17, resided for more than half the year with you, a dependent on your tax return, your relative, a U.S. citizen, national or resident alien. The refundable amount of the credit goes up to $1,400.
- If your child is under 13, claim the child and dependent care credit for child care expenses.
- Depending on your income, you can claim the Earned Income Credit (EIC).
- The Adoption Tax Credit reduces your tax for fees related to court, attorney, travel and meal expenses. You can also claim the Special Needs Credits for all relating child’s special needs expenses.
- If you’re paying for your child’s college education, claim the Education Credit for tuition, mandatory supplies and related fees.
Continue reading “It’s Back-to-School & Time For Your Refund!”