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Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots

Display Ads are as Compelling As TV Spots In the lobby of Google’s Building 900 at its Mountain View headquarters, there’s a display of Google-colored squares and rectangles that looks like a bland abstract-art piece. It turns out these are the shape and...

Jan 24 2014, 5:18am CST

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough

Google is Already The King Of Online Advertising, but that is not Enough Forget wearable computers and self-driving cars. The search giant will continue its dominance by sticking with its advertising roots – taking $40 billion out of the hides of some very familiar companies This story...

Jan 22 2014, 9:36am CST

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off.

Cyber Stick Ups At Target & Neiman Marcus (& Others) Discounts Brand Engagement. Up To 85% Off. We figure that one in three of you are pretty concerned about this because, as it turns out, the cyber attack on personal and credit/debit card information previously reported by Target to have included 40 million...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin?

Will Overstock Force IRS To Make Up Its Mind About Bitcoin? Overstock raised eyebrows earlier this month when the retailer announced it would accept Bitcoin as payment. While Bitcoin has slowly been making inroads into the U.S. economy, Overstock is by far the largest, most...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01pm CST

Prada Appears To Follow Italy's Latest Fashion Trend: Tax Transfers, Allegations Of Evasion

Prada Appears To Follow Italy's Latest Fashion Trend: Tax Transfers, Allegations Of Evasion Clearly, the fashion gods are angry. Last year, Italian tax authorities took on the fashion house of Dolce & Gabbana, eventually imposing a fine of 343.3 million euros ($439.70 million U.S.) as restitution for...

Jan 11 2014, 8:11pm CST

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues

Top 10 Most Litigated Tax Issues What happens when a taxpayer disagrees with the Internal Revenue Service? Some people think that the matter ends there: the IRS always wins, right? Not necessarily. There are a few ways to appeal an action with IRS but...

Jan 11 2014, 3:51pm CST

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs

Report To Congress: IRS Is Increasingly Unable To Meet Taxpayer Needs When Congress threatened “right-sized” budget cuts for the Internal Revenue Service last July, it was a clear swipe at the agency which had been under fire following a number of scandals. House Appropriations Chairman...

Jan 9 2014, 10:56pm CST

IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free

IRS Seeking Volunteers To Help Taxpayers File For Free “Occupation?” I asked. “Spy,” he replied, looking at me with his eyes sparkling, daring me to disagree. I nodded. And then I typed “Retired.” I probably sat with 20 seniors that day at the Internal Revenue Service...

Jan 9 2014, 9:06pm CST

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Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day

Filing Your Taxes Early? IRS Will Not Process Returns Before Opening Day Despite the announcement from the Internal Revenue Service about the late start to tax season, taxpayers are already confused. Why the confusion? Tax preparer advertising. Some tax preparers are accepting tax returns...

Jan 8 2014, 9:11pm CST

Do You Speak IRS? Tax Resources Available In Many Languages

Do You Speak IRS? Tax Resources Available In Many Languages Pferd. Kuh. Ente. Gelb. Rot. Blau. Throw in a few numbers and you now have the extent of my ability to speak German. Farm animals, colors and numbers. That’s what I’ve picked up from the children’s books at the house:...

Jan 8 2014, 10:41am CST

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More

Cracker Barrel Waitress Serves Up Happiness, Gets Tip & More “Can you give us your grumpiest server?” That was the request made by two men at a Nebraska Cracker Barrel. The hostess couldn’t accommodate their request. There are no grumpy servers here, she told them. Instead, she...

Jan 6 2014, 11:51pm CST

I4U news

CES Panel: Brand Advertisers About To Stream Onto YouTube In the last couple of years, YouTube has rapidly evolved from a huge but random collection of videos to a huge collection of videos organized into channels. That has gotten the full attention of both content creators...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More Tax season opens in 26 days. And here’s my big prediction: a lot of taxpayers will be taken by surprise. Despite all of those “no new taxes” type promises, tax bills are expected to edge higher for a number of taxpayers...

Jan 5 2014, 6:31pm CST

IRS: New Year, New Rules

IRS: New Year, New Rules There are a lot of changes brewing in the tax world for 2014. Some changes are the result of things Congress did – and even more, the result of things didn’t do. But Congress doesn’t pull all of the strings. The...

Jan 3 2014, 2:36pm CST

Top Tax Stories Of 2013

Top Tax Stories Of 2013 When it comes to taxes, one thing you can’t say about 2013: it definitely wasn’t boring. Here are the top ten most popular tax stories on Taxgirl this year, by reader views: 11 Reasons Why I Never Want To Own A House...

Jan 1 2014, 10:36pm CST

13 Dramatic Year End Tax Strategies For 2013

13 Dramatic Year End Tax Strategies For 2013 The clock is ticking. 2013 is almost over which means that year end tax strategies are on the minds of many taxpayers. By now, we all know the most common tips (pay mortgages and taxes in advance, make contributions to...

Dec 31 2013, 12:16am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: To Love A Canine

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: To Love A Canine It’s the twelfth and final day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation....

Dec 30 2013, 10:31pm CST

Game Offers Tax Advice To Rappers: Write Off Strippers, Sneaks And Medical Marijuana

Game Offers Tax Advice To Rappers: Write Off Strippers, Sneaks And Medical Marijuana The Game may be a successful rapper but his tax advice leaves a little bit to be desired. Born Jayceon Terrell Taylor, Game was discovered by Dr. Dre in 2003. His debut album “The Documentary” went on to sell over five...

Dec 29 2013, 11:36pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists It’s the eleventh day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have just...

Dec 29 2013, 9:36pm CST

Whatever Business You're In, Chances Are You Need To Publish Content. Here Are Some Rules You Need To Know

Whatever Business You're In, Chances Are You Need To Publish Content. Here Are Some Rules You Need To Know Content is the big new thing.  From blogs to videos to social media, everywhere you look organizations are looking to publish and engage their customers.  Content is sexy and exciting and everybody wants in on the...

Dec 28 2013, 8:11pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance It’s the tenth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have just a few...

Dec 27 2013, 7:56pm CST

Tax Break Ending For Underwater Homeowners: Is It The Right Time?

Tax Break Ending For Underwater Homeowners: Is It The Right Time? Here’s a startling statistic: the number of homeowners who owe more on their mortgage than their home is worth is greater than the number of residents in most states. According to the latest report from Zillow, nearly...

Dec 27 2013, 11:16am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Ride For Reading It’s the ninth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have less than...

Dec 26 2013, 2:11pm CST

The True Cost Of Christmas: Santa's Tax Bill

The True Cost Of Christmas: Santa's Tax Bill It’s Christmas Eve and this year, as always, at my house, there’s a lot of anticipation. And by anticipation, I mean that the kids don’t want to go to sleep (I have a totally different idea). We’re tracking Santa’s...

Dec 24 2013, 10:56pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Electronic Frontier Foundation It’s the eighth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have a little...

Dec 23 2013, 9:01pm CST

Timing Is Everything: 11 Key Triggers To Keep In Mind For The 2013 Tax Year

Timing Is Everything: 11 Key Triggers To Keep In Mind For The 2013 Tax Year At year end, there is often a flurry of advice about making income and deductions count for the year. The general consensus tends to be that nearly everything needs to be wrapped up by December 31. While December 31 is...

Dec 23 2013, 5:11pm CST

Attorney Offers Students 1,000 Reasons To Skip Law School

Attorney Offers Students 1,000 Reasons To Skip Law School If you had the chance to do it over, would you do it again? It’s one of the most popular questions in my “ask the taxgirl” mailbag. Despite – or maybe because of – the scary job market, I get a lot of inquiries about...

Dec 22 2013, 10:41pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Esophageal Cancer Action Network

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Esophageal Cancer Action Network It’s the seventh day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have a couple...

Dec 22 2013, 1:11pm CST

IRS Gets New Boss As It Readies For The 2014 Tax Filing Season

IRS Gets New Boss As It Readies For The 2014 Tax Filing Season Guess what the Internal Revenue Service is getting for Christmas? A new boss. John Koskinen has been confirmed by the Senate as the new IRS Commissioner. The vote was 59 aye to 36 no. Although Koskinen was popular and...

Dec 20 2013, 10:11pm CST

IRS Announces Start Date To 2014 Business Tax Season

IRS Announces Start Date To 2014 Business Tax Season The Internal Revenue Service is on a roll! After announcing that the 2014 tax season would open on January 31, 2014, for individual taxpayers, the IRS has now announced that they will begin accepting 2013 business tax...

Dec 20 2013, 2:51pm CST

12 Days of Charitable Giving 2013: Feeding America

12 Days of Charitable Giving 2013: Feeding America It’s the sixth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which my readers have nominated as most deserving of your charitable donation. You have a couple...

Dec 20 2013, 11:26am CST

Kanye West Bound 2 Video With Topless Kim Kardashian Released

Kanye West Bound 2 Video With Topless Kim Kardashian Released Kanye West has just released his new music video Bound 2 on the Ellen Show. Watch it below. Kim Kardashian is indeed topless in it.

Nov 19 2013, 8:08am CST

Kanye West debuts Bound 2 Video With Kim Kardashian on Ellen

Kanye West debuts Bound 2 Video With Kim Kardashian on Ellen Today is a big Ellen Degeneres Show. Kanye West will be guest and he will launch his new music video Bound 2. Reports say Kim Kardashian is in the video. Watch the Kanye interview from Ellen already below. Update: And now the Bound 2 video has been released too, watch it below.

Nov 19 2013, 7:45am CST

Walmart Black Friday Deals Featured in Videos

Walmart Black Friday Deals Featured in Videos The Walmart Black Friday 2013 Ad has been released officially last Monday. Walmart never has released their Black Friday ad this early. Walmart has said to offer the biggest Black Friday sale this year. And so far it looks like that is true. The number of great deals advertised is easily putting them on the top of the list of Black Friday shoppers. Walmart published a series of short videos introducing many of their advertised Black Friday deals.

Nov 16 2013, 8:11am CST

Virgin Mobile Employs BlinkWashing Tech for YouTube Channel

Virgin Mobile Employs BlinkWashing Tech for YouTube Channel Virgin Mobile has got something very exciting for its valued clientele of YouTube channel. It will employ BlinkWashing webcam technology which changes ads on its YouTube channel every time you blink your eyes.

Sep 18 2013, 6:01am CDT