Reading Time: < 1 minute Turbo Tax Federal discount It’s tax season again. Here is the Turbo Tax Federal discount available to me. In most cases I think it will also work for others 🙂 Bank of America: 35% off link Citicards: 35% off link Scottrade: 30% off Vanguard (regular customers): 25% off Weekend review Signed up the 360iDev iPhone… Continue reading Turbo Tax discount and weekend in review
Reading Time: < 1 minute I received both the federal and state tax refund last week. Besides using the Turbo Tax from Bank of America site (get 35% off). For State (show me state) filing, I used paper filing, because state filing is usually simply enough, and also the Turbo Tax already gave me the estimate refund amount (so that… Continue reading More tips for 2009 income tax filing
Reading Time: < 1 minute ESPP stands for Employee Stock Purchase Plan. My former employer is a public company, and it offers a good ESPP plan: 15% discount of stock market price at the beginning or the end of plan period (pick the lower of the two prices, then apply 15% discount), the plan period is usually 6 months. I… Continue reading Tax tips 2010: double check ESPP income
Reading Time: 2 minutes A Chinese version of the story can be read here (thanks to Shanzi for translation). You can read story (in English) from Buffett’s 2007 annual shareholder letter. Why do I emphasize this story? Too many times I fall into some growth stories (hint: next Microsoft or Google), value traps (hint: Heelys and maybe Crocs), etc.… Continue reading See’s Candies, Balance Transfer and Turbo Tax
Reading Time: 2 minutes I have used Turbo Tax online version for years and here are some of the tips. 1) Started early. It’s obvious if you are expecting refund. The eariler you file, the earlier you will get the refund. But even if you are expecting paying more, you can start early and mail the check on April 15… Continue reading Turbo Tax Online E-filing
Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s harder to get Turbo Tax discount these days. I used to get discount code in the email since I have been using it to prepare income tax in year 2001. But not lately. Here is a 15% off deal I found at ADP. (Update 29Jan07) Sun has an incredibly detailed list of tax software. Here is the link.