News You Can Use: The 2019 Capital Gains Tax

Perhaps nothing in taxes can raise sheer terror or confusion like the words “Capital Gains Tax.” We know it must be something very, very bad – but we’re just not quite sure WHAT it is, or WHY it is “bad.” Well, you’re in luck – we’re here to shed light on the dark, mysterious world of capital gains. The truth … Read More

Can I Claim My Roommate As a Dependent?

Chances are you know that “dependents” can be tax deductions for you. “Sweet,” you may be thinking. “My roommate cannot keep the bathroom clean or remember the cable bill due date… for sure they’re ‘dependent’ because they depend on me to do everything around here.” Well… that logic may or may not hold up under IRS scrutiny. In this article … Read More