Financial Cents: Posts About Taxes

Here are the 10 Weirdest Taxes in History

If you really hate taxes, then may we suggest not getting your bagels sliced in New York City and not wearing a beard in Tsar Peter the Great's Russia.

Posted on: March 22, 2019

If Your Tax Bill is Higher Than You Can Afford, What Should You Do?

Tax evasion isn't a good look on you. Luckily, you have plenty of options to help you pay off a larger than expected tax bill!

Posted on: March 13, 2019

How Can an Average Joe (or Jane) Reduce Their Tax Burden?

It's easy for rich folks and large corporations to reduce their tax burdens, but regular folks can do it too!

Posted on: March 11, 2019

Handy Tax Tips For Freelancers

Employees get taxes deducted from their paychecks, but freelancers have to handle all that for themselves—which can mean a nasty surprise come tax season.

Posted on: February 26, 2019

Here’s Why Your Tax Refund Might Be Smaller This Year

Remember when The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was passed and then you saw a bump in your take-home pay? Yeah, about that ...

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Should You Get a Cash Advance on Your Tax Refund?

Sure, you could get your tax refund money a few weeks early, but even a Refund Anticipation Loan (RAL) with zero interest still usually comes at a cost.

Posted on: February 13, 2019

How to Avoid Tax Identity Theft and Other Tax-Related Scams

Since it's Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, we figured this would be the perfect time to help you recognize the signs of a tax-related fraud or scam.

Posted on: January 30, 2019

The OppLoans #TaxSeason Sweepstakes

We’re giving away $100 on Facebook and Twitter to hear what your plans are for your tax return!

Posted on: March 28, 2018

How Will The New Tax Law Affect You?

While you're getting your taxes filed for this year, it wouldn't hurt to look ahead to 2019 and how the new tax law will affect your finances.

Posted on: February 06, 2018

Tax Refund Anticipation Loans Are More Dangerous Than You Think

“Can I get a loan against my tax refund?” Well, yes. But you probably should just wait it out instead and get the full amount you're due.

Posted on: January 18, 2018