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Keeping Your Identity Safe Online

IRS, identity theft, security | February 01, 2016

This time of year, you’re apt to get a lot of advice from us about how you should go about filing your income taxes on 1040.com. But once in a while, we have to take a bit of a side trip in order to let you know about important developments or tools that can keep you safe. This is one of those times. Let's talk online security, and how you can keep your personal info, well, personal.

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Can I Claim Them As A Dependent?

dependents, federaltaxes | January 29, 2016

There are days when you may not want to claim your child, like the time he pitched that 10-minute (seemed like 2 hours) temper tantrum in Target. But come tax time, there’s some significant savings involved, making it worthwhile to claim your child as a dependent (at least for tax purposes).

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Community Wins - A Clean Water Story

your tax return | January 25, 2016

This past December, I had the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic (DR) with Healing Waters International (HWI) to visit their project sites and see their work firsthand – a life-changing trip for sure. On Day Two, we travelled to Olivero.

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File Your Taxes. Make a Difference.

your tax return | January 18, 2016

You’ve never heard someone say, “Can’t wait to file my taxes!” Filing our taxes is something we just do – an obligation. At 1040.com, we’ve turned your obligation to file into an opportunity to help. For every 2015 tax return filed through 1040.com, including free returns, we are donating $2 to clean water projects. This way, you’re not only filing your taxes, you’re making a difference – and that’s pretty cool.

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