Articles by: Scott Langdon

10 Common Millennial Tax Mistakes to Avoid Making

10 Common Millennial Tax Mistakes to Avoid Making

Doing your taxes is certainly not the easiest thing you’re likely to tackle this year. For Millennials, this can be increasingly more difficult. That’s because filing a return may be something brand new and unfamiliar. Additionally, the IRS tax code is hardly a walk in the park for the uninitiated. That is why it’s so important to be aware of […]






by March 16, 2017 0 comments Taxes
How Do Investment Losses and Gains Affect Your Taxes?

How Do Investment Losses and Gains Affect Your Taxes?

Investing involves risk. Everyone knows that. However, it’s not just your principal at risk. Any gains or losses that you may incur on an asset could also have serious consequences when it comes to your taxes. Ownership of capital assets brings a number of implications come tax time. Knowing what they are might have some influence in your investment strategies […]






by March 15, 2017 0 comments Taxes
Your Guide to Living Comfortably in Retirement

Your Guide to Living Comfortably in Retirement

A comfortable retirement. We all dream of having enough money to live the way we want in our golden years. Getting there is the tough part because nobody is really sure how much they need to put away. If there were a crystal ball of some sort that could tell us what our life span was going to be then […]






by February 20, 2017 0 comments Retirement
How to Avoid Family Inheritance Disputes

How to Avoid Family Inheritance Disputes

There’s nothing nice about the disputes that can arise over a family inheritance. Some of them can get downright nasty for any number of reasons as siblings feud with one another over the family finances. It can get even worse when children and step-parents go to war for ownership of a mother or father’s personal assets and other belongings. These […]






by February 18, 2017 0 comments Personal Finance
New Baby? Commonly Overlooked Tax Breaks for New Parents

New Baby? Commonly Overlooked Tax Breaks for New Parents

New parents have a lot to think about now that their bundle of joy has come home. With so much on weighing on their minds, the complexities of the IRS tax laws are probably the last thing they are worried about. Yet, when tax time comes around, parents have a variety of ways in which they can save on their […]






by February 17, 2017 0 comments Taxes
Managing Your Self-Employment Deductions

Managing Your Self-Employment Deductions

It’s the dream of millions of Americans, and one that has come true for many of us: Self-employment. Perhaps you can claim yourself among this ever-growing segment of the population, and you’re enjoying the freedom and empowerment that come with working for yourself. However, the dream can turn into a nightmare when tax times comes around. The IRS has very […]






by February 16, 2017 0 comments Taxes
Comparison of the Best Online Tax Software

Comparison of the Best Online Tax Software

Tax time is just around the corner. Taxpayers are looking for ways to make this annual event go by smoothly and as painlessly as possible. Taxes can be tough to figure out. Some people planning to do their taxes on their own may be filing a very simple return, while others might be misguided as to the extent of their […]






by February 15, 2017 0 comments Taxes
Medical Expenses: What’s Deductible and What’s not?

Medical Expenses: What’s Deductible and What’s not?

Medical expenses can be a serious drain on your wallet, whether or not you have insurance. So the IRS offers a long list of expenses that you are allowed to write off as a deduction from your taxes. These types of expenses are generally spent on the cost to diagnose, prevent, treat, mitigate or cure an illness or some other […]






by February 14, 2017 0 comments Taxes
8 Financial Moves You Can Make in Your 30s That Will Pay Off Big Later On

8 Financial Moves You Can Make in Your 30s That Will Pay Off Big Later On

Now that you’ve entered your 30s, it’s time to start thinking about things a little differently. You had your fun in the twenties, partied some, and spent a lot. You did everything a kid in his 20s was supposed to do. However, once you turn the big 3-0, you need to make a few decisions that could affect your financial […]






by February 13, 2017 1 comment Personal Finance
Common Tax Audit Triggers to Avoid

Common Tax Audit Triggers to Avoid

No one loves doing their taxes. However, it is a necessity that we all must endure. Getting audited can make it all worse. If you’re the target of an IRS inquiry, you can be facing months of scrutiny and extra paperwork. Perhaps, even a higher tax bill when all is said and done. Yet, it does not have to be […]






by February 9, 2017 0 comments Taxes