| Mar 26, 2014
Health care navigator Barb Silnes has been warning consumers that they will pay a tax penalty if they don't sign up for insurance very soon.
Some reply that they'll swallow the penalty — and maybe get coverage later this year.
But in most...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:32 PM
Beginning today, The Morning Call will kick off a series of occasional stories taking a comprehensive look at how the Affordable Care Act will change health care and how Pennsylvanians access it. We will provide useful information to aid you in navigating...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:25 AM
So the tax deadline is here and you don't have the money to pay the bill.
It's time to act, not panic. You might have more options than you know — courtesy of the Internal Revenue Service.
The agency has been easing up on financially strapped...
| Nov 20, 2011
Year-end tax planning these next several weeks will be refreshingly straightforward for a change.
The past few years have been fraught with so much uncertainty about income tax rates, estate taxes and expiring deductions that planning wasn't easy. A year...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:04 AM
Now is the time to make the hard decision: Are you going to walk away from your underwater home?
Uncle Sam is still giving homeowners until Dec. 31 to go through a short sale or foreclosure without tax consequences -- as long as the lender officially...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Walmart has partnered with Jackson Hewitt Tax Service and H&R Block to provide customers with an easy way to get taxes completed in Walmart stores nationwide while shopping.
| Dec 18, 2012
| 1:50 PM
The third time is the charm — at least that's what fans of Saigon Remembered are hoping.
Originally located on Belair Road, then on York Road in Govans, Saigon Remembered closed its doors in 2011. But the restaurant reopened last month in the...
| Jan 30, 2013
Tax season officially kicks off Wednesday, later than usual because lawmakers only this month passed legislation to address expired tax cuts. The IRS needed time to update its forms and systems.
Not a problem for procrastinators, but a problem for...
| May 24, 2011
Here's your tell-me-another-one Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Irony alert: Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, the second-largest tax preparer in the United States, helping millions of people avoid financial trouble, has filed for...