Whether it’s a few dollars in your coat pocket or change in an old piggy bank, everyone loves finding forgotten money. The Commonwealth is currently holding more than $2.4 billion in unclaimed property, and according to the Massachusetts Unclaimed Property Division, under the Office of …Continue Reading Get Your Money Back, Massachusetts!
For some workers, tax season doesn’t end on April 19. Freelancers, contractors, and any professional who doesn’t have taxes withheld from paychecks may be required to make an estimated tax payment at the end of each quarter in Massachusetts. The Department of Revenue (DOR) has …Continue Reading What Are Estimated Taxes and Who Must Pay Them?
Massachusetts residents who are 65 or older or have disabilities can get supplemental assistance through Prescription Advantage to help pay for prescription medication. Prescription Advantage is a prescription drug assistance program run by the Executive Office of Elder Affairs (EOEA). How Can Prescription Advantage Help? Prescription Advantage provides prescription …Continue Reading What Is Prescription Advantage?
Corporate excise tax generally applies to all corporations operating in Massachusetts, both foreign and domestic. Due on the 15th day of the third month after the close of the corporation’s taxable year, which can be either the calendar or fiscal year, corporate excise tax payments can …Continue Reading What Is Corporate Excise Tax?
Please note: This is last year’s tax season blog. Some material may be out of date. Read our 2016 tax season blog for current forms and information. Tax season is upon us, and that can mean stress for Massachusetts residents and workers who don’t have the …Continue Reading Get Ready for Tax Season
Whether your car’s a clunker or an optimally engineered driving machine, it’s subject to the annual Motor Vehicle Excise Tax collected by the assessor’s office in your city or town. Trailers and some other types of vehicles are also subject to the tax. Like a …Continue Reading What Is the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax?
Join the Office of Massachusetts State Treasurer and the Massachusetts Financial Literacy Trust Fund on May 17 to learn how to improve your personal finances and become financially empowered. The Money Conference is a free, one-day event to help individuals and families build their financial …Continue Reading Sharpen Your Personal Finance Skills at The Money Conference
UPDATE: This is Mass.Gov’s 2014 post. For updated information, check out the 2015 Unclaimed Property post. If the Commonwealth or a private business owes you money and you do not claim it after three years, then it is considered to be unclaimed property. Currently, the Commonwealth …Continue Reading Unclaimed Money and Property – How to Get What’s Yours
Owning a business is the dream of many Americans and starting that business converts their dream into reality. While it requires patience and lots of hard work, most small business owners are exhilarated by the ability to work for themselves and do something they love. …Continue Reading 11 Steps to Starting a Business in Massachusetts
Doing your taxes can be difficult, but having the forms you need at your fingertips can make it a bit easier. Massachusetts state income taxes for 2013 are due on April 15, 2014, so it’s important to get all your necessary documentation together. To facilitate filing …Continue Reading Tax Season is Here
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