Monday, April 1, 2013
Beyond TurboTax: Here's who can help you file your taxes before the April 15 deadline.
If you're not comfortable using TurboTax and TaxAct.com to file your taxes online, here are some local tax professionals in Sharon who can help you out. But call soon for an appointment because the deadline is approaching fast. H&R Block 700 S Main St, Sharon 781-784-2156 Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 9pm; Sat, 9am - 5pm; Sun, by appointment TechGen Financial 781-806-5453 Hours: By appointment only. Kenney & MacDonald 18 E Chestnut St, Sharon 781-784-5756 Hours: Mon - Fri, 9am - 5pm; Sat, Sun, closed Goloboy CPA 28 S Main St, Sharon 781-793-5890 Hours: By appointment Tax Changes for 2013 Tax Year When you file your 2012 taxes, you might want to start planning for these tax changes that will affect your 2013 filings. Here are some highlights …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Mansfield is ranked 2 out of 18 for the highest average tax bill in Bristol county.
If your tax bill seemed too hefty this year, given the increase many homeowners absorbed, it may not help to look at the average bill for other towns in Norfolk County. According to a spreadsheet based on information published by the state Division of Local Services, Sharon is among the highest for average single-family tax bills in the county at $8,583. In order of most to least expensive, here are the average single-family tax bills for other local towns and Norfolk County for 2013: Local towns: Note: Data for Berkley, Someset, and Westport was not available.
Friday, December 14, 2012
It has not been increased in more than two decades. Some people say the time has come to raise it. Others say people pay enough taxes.
As time progresses, unfortunately so do prices. That cheap burger you bought many years ago is no longer so cheap. What once could be purchased with some loose change you found in your pocket now requires cash or a credit card. But for the past 21 years and counting, the state gasoline tax has remained the same. Massachusetts residents pay 21 cents per gallon at the pump, with nearly all the money going to fund public and private transportation projects and programs (roads, bridges, public transit systems, etc.). Some people say this amount is no longer sufficient to improve and maintain what the state has to offer. In its 2007 report, the state's independent Transportation Finance Commission recommended the tax be raised to 32 cents. The…
Friday, April 13, 2012
Learn about taxes.
"Five Things You Need To Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance. 1. Learn about taxes Anne Carney will present "Why Are My Taxes So High?" the latest of the Conversations at the Meetinghouse, at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Church of Sharon. 2. Attend a storytime A "Tot Time" 20- to 30-minute storytime for ages 3 and under will be held from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at the Sharon Public Library. Registration is required, and limited to 20 participants. 3. Claim your listing on Sharon Patch Businesses and community agencies are encouraged to claim their listings in Sharon Patch's Directory. Claiming a listing allows the owner to update the information and photos in it, better promoting the …