Author: Josh Alballero

5 posts
Schedule C

Schedule C

If you are a freelancer, sole proprietorship, Uber driver, contractor, subcontractor, you work for yourself, receive a 1099-MISC, you get the idea, and you have more than $5,000 in business expenses, then this blog post is for you. If you are still reading, that means...

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Are the upgrade fees really worth it?

Are the upgrade fees really worth it?

Back in 2016, Kristy, my fiancée, COO of IOOGO and wonder woman, asked me why my tax customers still paid my franchisees $100 -$400 for a personal income tax return. I explained to her that our 15+ years of experience allowed us to provide customers with quality work...

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The Earned Income Tax Credit

The Earned Income Tax Credit

The Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC or EIC, is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. The credit reduces the amount of tax you owe and may give you a refund. To qualify, you must meet the following criteria: 1. You, your spouse (if applicable), and...

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Child Tax Credit

Child Tax Credit

The implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act bill introduced changes to the Child Tax Credit. The first change is an increase in the amount of the Child Tax Credit. It increased from $1,000 to $2,000 per qualifying child. The refundable part of the Child Tax...

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Why I Switched Sides in Tax Preparation

Why I Switched Sides in Tax Preparation

I started in the income tax industry back in 2001, when e-file was still fresh and a lot of taxpayers still filed by paper. Over the next eight years, I saw the industry progress as technology began to play a key role. As demand grew, I added a few members to my team...

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