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Expecting a Tax Refund? Here Are Six Smart Ways To Spend It.

posted by on 24 April, 2017

So, you know that "loan" you gave Uncle Sam last year?  Well, your tax "refund" is him giving it back to you.  So how are you going to spend it?

Lost your W-2? Don't Panic, Here's What to Do...

posted by on 16 April, 2017

The W-2 is a critical piece of information that validates income earned throughout the tax year. The form, also known as the Wage and Tax Statement, is one that your employer sends you near the beginning of each calendar year.

I'm So Confused... When is Tax Day?

posted by on 16 April, 2017

A quirk of the calendar is giving taxpayers more time to file their returns this year. The traditional filing day, April 15, falls on a Saturday, but the next Monday is a holiday in Washington, D.C. bumping tax day to Tuesday.

One Woman's Secret to Winning the City's Affordable Housing Lottery

posted by on 18 October, 2016

When current New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio, took office in 2014 he vowed to build or preserve 200,000 affordable housing units over the next ten years.  To make assignments of the units fair, selection is based on a lottery system that is has been describe as both impossible and mystifying.

Background and Credit Checks Are the New Normal

posted by on 02 October, 2016

Before they can sign a lease to a new apartment, clients are being told background and credit checks are required. Are checks really necessary? Well, yes and no.

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