Communist Manifesto of Personal Finance - How to File Taxes
In this episode of the CMPF we confront the horror of filing your federal income tax for the first time. We discuss why you don't really need a tax prepper for basic tax returns and show you where you can get free tax software apart from Turbo Tax.
Then we plunge into the abyss and examine Income Tax 101 and answer the questions that drive most tax payers crazy: What is a tax? What is a 1040? A W4? A W2? What are deductions? Should I take the standard deduction? Can we gaze into the tax code without going mad?
Finally we look at what your tax refund really means, and why it's better to get a small one by contributing to your 401K. So come with us and embrace the insanity that is taxes.
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Books: "Taxes in America" by Leonard Burman and Joel Slemrod
"Personal Finance for Dummies" by Eric Tyson
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