Local financial advisor Monica M. Gamblin offers tips and advice in her blog.
Monday, March 18, 2013
Friday, March 15, 2013
A refundable tax credit not only reduces the federal tax you owe, but also could result in a refund.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Local financial advisor Monica M. Gamblin offers tips in her blog.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Monica M. Gamblin offers financial advice.
Friday, February 15, 2013
Financial Advisor Monica M. Gamblin offers readers tips and advice.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to offer advice to help answer tax questions.
Welcome to Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comment section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. It's time to file your taxes and Patch wants to help you find the answers to your questions, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Monica Gamblin of The Gamblin Group, along with Brad Bain, owner of Bain Accounting Tax Services share a few quick and easy tips.
Your tax preparation for income made in 2012 doesn't have to reach a boiling point of anxiety as April 15 nears if you remember a few important tips. W-2 Forms Monica Gamblin of The Gamblin Group blogged on Patch this week about W-2 forms and how to file your taxes even if you have yet to receive it in the mail. In her blog she said you don't have to wait for your employer to send your W-2 by the Feb 14 deadline. "Don't get frustrated if you haven't yet received your W-2 and are ready to file your taxes," she said. "Many taxpayers don't receive their W-2 within the IRS required time guidelines and the IRS has outlined the appropriate procedures if you want to file your taxes." Once you have contacted your employer, contact the IRS. After …
Monday, February 11, 2013
Patch is looking for experts who can answer reader questions offer their expertise this week.
It's time to file your taxes, and Patch wants to help find the answers to some of your questions, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local tax professional and can answer reader questions in our comment section this week, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post along with your email address. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer questions on Thursday, Feb. 14. Curious as to what we are looking for? Take a look at some of our previous Patch Pro posts: So what do you say, who wants to be our expert?
Sunday, December 30, 2012
One item on your April 2013 ballot might be a plan to raise sales taxes across St. Louis to pay for improvements in area parks and at the Gateway Arch.
When the April 2013 election arrives, you might be asked to vote on a potential hike to sales taxes in the city of St. Louis and both St. Louis and St. Charles counties. Keep this in mind. The increase would be 3/16 of one cent, and would help pay for improvements in area parks and at the Gateway Arch, among other things, reports the St. Louis Beacon. In a Dec. 13 article, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that the money collected from the tax increase would be split in the following ways: The Missouri General Assembly approved the tax over the summer, but it still requires regional support across St. Louis, the Post-Dispatch reported. If lawmakers in St. Louis and both counties approve the issue, then it is expected to appear before …
Friday, January 6, 2012
The IRS has extended the tax filing deadline to April 17.
Once again this year, the Internal Revenue Service is giving taxpayers extra time to file their tax returns, thanks to Emancipation Day. Last year, it was an extra weekend, this year, the IRS is extending the filing deadline to Tuesday, April 17. The IRS made the announcement Wednesday on its website. According to the press release, the deadline to file 2011 tax returns and pay any tax due is extended from April 15 to April 17 because April 15 falls on a Sunday, and Emancipation Day, a holiday observed in the District of Columbia, falls on Monday, April 16. The IRS stated in the release that federal law requires District of Columbia holidays to impact tax deadlines the same as federal holidays do so taxpayers get the two-day extension. "It…