Take the Stress Out of Tax Season
GoodProspects(R) offers a number of resources to help you file your taxes, claim the credits you've earned, and use your refund wisely. Get started by watching our intro video, then explore the page below to find valuable tools, quizzes, articles and infographics that can help you boost your tax-filing smarts without giving you a headache.
The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. Check your eligibility below.
Enter your ZIP code to find free tax filing help at a VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) site near you.
When preparing to file a tax return, you’re bound to run into a list of unfamiliar terms and phrases that can make a confusing process even more so. Take this quiz to test how well you understand common tax terms.
Whether you plan to file your taxes online or get free help filing your taxes in person, it’s a great idea to do a little legwork up front to have all of the necessary documents and know how best to protect yourself and your financial information. Take this quiz to see how prepared you are to file!
Do you feel ready to file your taxes? Before you start, take this quiz to see if there's anything that you're missing!
With so much tax-time misinformation circulating around the Internet, the water cooler and the dinner table, the truth is sometimes hard to find. We shed light on five common tax time myths to provide accurate information to help all taxpayers prepare and file their taxes.
Tax season is an excellent time of year to review how to safeguard your personal and financial data to protect against identity theft and fraud. Learn offline and online safety with these tips.
More than 80 percent of people filing tax returns each year receive a refund. Learn how to use it to your best advantage by using this simple rule.
Filing your own tax return online is easier than most people realize, and you may be able to file for free at MyFreeTaxes.com. So you know what to expect when you file online, we’ve created an overview of this free service and where to turn for help should you have questions.
Whether you plan to file your taxes online or get free help filing your taxes in person, it’s a great idea to do a little legwork upfront so that you have all the required information in one spot. At a minimum, collect the following pieces of information.
Whether or not to file a tax return is a difficult question for many people because the answer depends on a number of factors, many of which change from year to year and can be confusing. The good news is that there are a wealth of resources, including free tax preparation help, which can make the task less confusing.
If you work for yourself, freelance or contract services in the sharing economy, you have a different situation than a wage or salary worker at tax time. Learn about your responsibilities and make sure that you're paying and filing your taxes properly.
When preparing to file a tax return, you’re bound to run into a list of unfamiliar terms and phrases that can make a confusing process even more so. Here are some common ones to know and where to go to learn even more terminology.
While receiving a large tax refund check each year may seem like a good thing, some financial planners disagree and say that the goal is to get your tax bill or refund as close to zero as possible. Here are a few ways to make sure that you're paying your taxes accurately.
Two important tax credits could reduce the amount of tax you owe or increase the amount of your refund. It’s good to know a few basics before you start your return.