Category Archives: General Law Related Musings

What Can Happen If You Didn’t File Your Tax Return for 2015?

Someone once said that death and taxes may be certain, but we don’t have to die every year. We do have to file taxes every year though, so what happens if you file your tax return late? Or even worse, what … Continue reading

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Tax Primer for 2015

  This post may be posted on April 1st, but it’s no joke -tax season is here, and clock is ticking. Did you remember that this year you need to file your tax return before April 18, 2016? If you can’t make … Continue reading

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4 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Tax Professional

Tax time doesn’t need to be traumatic. If your tax situation is just too complex for you to prepare your tax return by yourself, or you simply have no knowledge or desire to prepare your own tax return, consider hiring … Continue reading

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Halloween Lawsuits

Many scary things can happen on Halloween. In addition to facing scores of costumed ghouls and ghosts, you can also get slammed with a lawsuit if someone gets hurt on your property. While such a risk exists every day, it … Continue reading

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Social Security Benefits and Divorce

Divorces are never easy but can be even harder financially on elder persons, particularly when one spouse worked but the other one stayed home, worked part time, or just earned significantly less than the “bread-winner” spouse. Luckily, the spouse who … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions – 2014

We are know the typical New Year’s resolutions: lose weight, stop smoking, save money, watch less television etc. And we all know that most of these promises will be quickly forgotten by mid-February when we slide back into our comfort zones and … Continue reading

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The Perils of Free File-Sharing

The Internet can be a wonderful resource for news and information, it can help you find a job, or connect you with friends all over the world. However, it also has a dark side that lure many unsuspecting people into … Continue reading

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