Tag: taxes

Top 10 Tax Mistakes Traders Make

Top 10 Tax Mistakes Traders Make

March 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The online trading academy has created a list of mistakes that most investors and traders make when they file their taxes. When filing their taxes they always have special challenges that they are faced with and these mistakes are common. The list of mistakes below are from an affiliate of trading academy called Tax Pros. View the infographic below to learn the top 10 mistakes you as an investor or trader need to be aware of.

Weird, Unusual Taxes We Have Had Throughout History

Weird, Unusual Taxes We Have Had Throughout History

March 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

efile.com has created an infographic showing some of the weird and unusual taxes we have had over the years. Even though we know it’s certainly not unusual to be taxed, we all know there has been some crazy taxes that they have come up throughout the years.

Obamacare and Your Taxes

Obamacare and Your Taxes

February 20, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Obamacare is back and comes with taxes! With the launch of coverage under the health care law this year comes a new set of taxes that the government hope will help pay for the program. While a few of the changes directly affect the average American, everyone should new about the changes that come with the new law. For an overview of the new taxes, check out the following infographic.

1031 Exchange: The Ultimate Guide

1031 Exchange: The Ultimate Guide

February 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

What is a 1031 exchange? In this infographic you will learn how to defer your capital gains taxes utilizing a 1031 exchange, what kinds of properties qualify for 1031, what the basic 1031 rules and time limits are, and how to benefit your heirs by stepping up your basis.

Sin Taxes: The Price of Pleasure

Sin Taxes: The Price of Pleasure

November 29, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

How much are you paying in tax towards pleasure products like alcohol, cigarettes, gambling and marijuana? This infographic gives you an idea how much you would be paying for these items if tax was excluded from the price.

Sin Taxes: Taxing Our Sins

Sin Taxes: Taxing Our Sins

November 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

How much does your sin cost? A sin tax is added to products or services that are considered to be unhealthy. Check out the infographic below to learn more about sin taxes.

Tax Me If You Can

Tax Me If You Can

September 17, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Who doesn’t love tax deductions? However, there are some quite bizarre tax deductions out there. Check out the infographic below to learn about them.

Playing the Numbers

Playing the Numbers

September 13, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

This infographic from provides a brief history of the U.S. government’s misadventures, mishandling and misuse of your tax dollars. If you are not already from reading that statement, read on because you will be soon enough!

No Confidence: America’s Declining Opinion of Tax Policy

No Confidence: America’s Declining Opinion of Tax Policy

August 2, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

In this infographic from Master of Accounting Degrees, see how American feelings on taxes have changed over time, especially with all the recent IRS scandals.

The Anatomy of an Audit

The Anatomy of an Audit

June 20, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The federal income tax was instituted in July of 1861 to help the government fight the Civil War. After patriotically paying our taxes we may dread the possibility of being audited. Do not fear! In actuality the odds are pretty slim. The following infographic is chock full of information and stats related to audits such as – types of audits, number of audits performed per calendar year, and more.

Tax Havens of the Wealthy and Powerful

Tax Havens of the Wealthy and Powerful

May 10, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

More and more companies are stashing their cash offshore, and they’re doing it at alarming rates. Why? Put simply, it’s about eluding the tax man. Learn more about the tax havens of the wealthy and powerful in the following infographic by Online Accounting Degrees.

Tax Deductions for Bloggers

Tax Deductions for Bloggers

April 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

If your full time occupation is blogging, you may not be aware of all the tax deductions you should be keeping track of when filing your tax returns. TheySmell.com has come up with the following infographic that offers a quick list of tax deductions bloggers can utilize to reduce their taxable income.

How Does the UK Government Spend Your Income Tax & National Insurance?

How Does the UK Government Spend Your Income Tax & National Insurance?

April 3, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Most in the UK lose approximately one fifth (20%) of wages to Income Tax and National Insurance contributions: in tax year 2013/14 the first £9,440 of everyone’s earnings are entirely tax free. The more they earn, the more they pay: employees start paying 40% on all earnings above £32,000. For earnings above £150,000, you can expect to pay 45% (these figures for tax year 2013-14 are applicable after 6 April). In addition, during tax year 2012/13, the UK government collected more than £91 million in National Insurance payments from the country’s workforce.

Double Irish Deception: How Google-Apple-Facebook Avoid Paying Taxes

Double Irish Deception: How Google-Apple-Facebook Avoid Paying Taxes

March 18, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Facebook, Google, Apple – three big name companies you have all heard of and know well. But there are a few “shady” things about these companies you may not know. For example you may not know that they send a portion of their profits overseas rather than being taxed in the US. This scheme has been nicknamed Double Irish.