estimated taxes

I recently noted that estimated tax payments for Q3 of 2013 were due on Monday, Sept 16th. I also noted that I was out of the country and unable to make the payments. Not surprisingly, this meant that I wound up paying late. Uh oh. That means penalties, right? Yes, […]

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Who Pays Estimated Taxes and Why?

by Michael on Sep 19, 2013

As I noted a few days ago, estimated tax payments for the 3rd quarter of 2013 were due at the beginning of this week. That’s all well and good, but… Have you ever wondered who has to pay estimated taxes and why? I’ve touched on this in passing, but decided […]

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Estimated Tax Payments Due Soon (Q3 2013)

by Michael on Sep 15, 2013

Yikes. I nearly forgot. Estimated tax payments are due tomorrow (Monday, Sept 16th). And there’s not much I can do about it since I’m currently out of the country. Oh well, I’ll just have to send them in a little late. It’s not the end of the world. Really, it […]

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Estimated Tax Payments Due Soon (Q2 2013)

by Michael on Jun 7, 2013

As we head into the weekend, I just wanted to remind you that estimated tax payments for the second quarter of 2013 are due in ten short days — on Monday, June 17th (the 15th falls on a Saturday). So why not set aside a few minutes this weekend to […]

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Over the past few weeks I’ve mentioned (in passing) the ability to buy additional Series I Savings Bonds with your tax refund. In short, you can request up to $5k in I-Bonds (in $50 increments) with your tax refund. These are issued in paper form and are in addition to […]

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How to Adjust Your Income Tax Withholding

by Michael on Feb 18, 2013

Have you done your income taxes yet? If so, how do things look? Do you owe? Or are you expecting a nice big refund? I ask mainly because the answer might determine whether or not you’ll want to adjust your withholding in the coming year. If you’re receiving a large […]

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