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A Tax Filing Factsheet for eBay Sellers
You can find almost anything for sale on eBay, from a piece of fine art to clippings of Justin Bieber’s hair. So it's no surprise that the IRS doesn't view all sellers alike in the online marketplace. You may not have to pay tax at all if you are essentially hosting an online garage sale, but if you run your eBay account more like a business, you should be reporting your sales to the IRS. Read more…

How to Use Your Uber 1099s: Taxes for Uber Drivers
If you’re one of the more than 150,000 Americans who has decided to “get your side hustle on” by driving for Uber, this might be the first time you’ve taken on the responsibilities of self-employment, including reporting business earnings on your income tax return. Even if you’ve reported self-employment income before, ridesharing is a bit different than other businesses, offering unique challenges and opportunities. Here's how to understand your Uber 1099s. Read more…

A Freelancer's Guide to Taxes
Freelancing certainly has its benefits, but it can result in a few complications come tax time. The Internal Revenue Service considers freelancers to be self-employed, so if you earn income as a freelancer you must file your taxes as a business owner. While you can take additional deductions if you are self-employed, you'll also face additional taxes in the form of the self-employment tax. Here are things to consider as a freelancer when filing your taxes. Read more…

Combat Pay, Tax Style: Benefits When Serving in a Hot Zone
Generally, any form of military pay earned while on deployment in a combat zone is excluded from federal income tax. This translates to a significant tax savings for the active service member in combat and his family back home. Read more…

Video: Tax Tips for Veterans
As a military veteran, you must also file taxes. But, you can take advantage of several tax benefits the government has made available. Watch this video to see what tax breaks you may be eligible for. Read more…

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