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IRS Free File Available Until October 15

We have good news if you still have to file taxes for 2019. If you meet the necessary eligibility requirements, you can still file your taxes for free until October 15.  The IRS partners with multiple tax filing services that offer free filing options. Free file services that are partnered with the IRS were enormously popular in 2020. In fact, usage of free filing services increased by 50% since 2019. Below, we discuss what to know about the services and their various eligibility requirements.  IRS Free File Eligibility If you made $69,000 or less in 2019, then you can visit the IRS’ website to choose from one of the various free filing services. TurboTax, TaxSlayer and H&R Block are some of the more well-known free file services currently partnered with the IRS. Many services are available in English and Spanish. You can receive a more comprehensive list by clicking this…
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Michael J. Wambolt Certified in Consumer Bankruptcy Law

The American Board of Certification announced that Michael J. Wambolt, attorney with the The Sader Law Firm, in Kansas City, Missouri has successfully completed the requirements for national certification in Consumer Bankruptcy Law. To become certified, Mr. Wambolt, satisfied the following requirements: Full time practice of law for at least five years; Good standing in the bars of all states in where a license to practice law is held; Devoted at least 30% of practice time and at least 400 hours to bankruptcy related matters in the last three years; Documented involvement in consumer bankruptcy by providing information on cases practiced; Demonstrated commitment to continuing legal education by earning at least 60 hours of bankruptcy education in the past three years. Passed an extensive, day-long written examination covering consumer bankruptcy issues. The American Board of Certification (ABC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to serving the public and improving the quality…
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5 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

Many people are expecting smaller tax refunds this year due to the recent overhaul of federal tax laws. In some cases, filers who are used to receiving a refund are discovering they owe money this year. For those of you who are going to receive a sizable refund this year, we encourage you to stick around and read our blog. If you do manage to receive a tax refund without difficulty this year, then you could use the extra funds to bolster your finances. Depending on your situation, even a few hundred dollars can go a long way. If you want to be more financially responsible this year, then use your tax refund wisely. How You Could Spend Your Tax Refund This Year Add to an emergency fund. Hopefully, you already have an emergency fund. If you do not, this year is a perfect time to start one. Without adequate…
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