Monthly Archives: January 2011

Higher Education Tax Benefits

Higher education expenses are high and they are only on the rise.  To help offset these rising costs, the Internal Revenue Service provides for several tax benefits. The American Opportunity Credit modifies the Hope Credit, allowing more taxpayers to qualify.  … Continue reading

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2011 Social Security Taxes and Your Paycheck

Taxpayers got a pleasant surprise when they opened there paychecks this January: more take home pay.  The federal government enacted many changes to the tax laws in December of 2010.  While much of the media and national attention was focused … Continue reading

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