Idaho eyes sewer, water, broadband with federal rescue money

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will receive $1.1 billion in the latest round of coronavirus relief money in two separate payments, the U.S. Treasury Department announced Monday, with state officials saying the money could be used to substantially bolster the…

Everything You Need to Know About Long-Term Personal Loans

Most people think of a personal loan as a short-term financing method with terms typically ranging from two to seven years. Borrowers use these versatile loans to fund home remodels, pay for medical expenses or even to consolidate credit card debt. But did you know that long-term personal loans also exist? Here’s what you should […]

Convertible Bonds Give You The Best Of Both Stocks And Bonds

A convertible bond is a type of fixed income security sold by public companies that can be converted into common shares of the issuing company’s stock. Convertible bonds work just like ordinary corporate bonds, paying interest according to the specified coupon rate until you or the company decides to trigger a conversion to equity. How […]

How To File For A Tax Extension


Procrastinator alert: your taxes are due! If you are nowhere near ready as the scary deadline approaches, you may file an extension with the IRS that gives you up to six more months to file your taxes. Filing an extension will spare you from late filing penalties — 5% of the amount of tax you owe for each month or partial month past the deadline. The extension is automatic — you do not have to send any justification or reasoning like "I have 5,000 wadded-up receipts crammed in a shoebox."

The IRS and Treasury Department have extended the 2021 tax filing and payment deadline from April 15th to May 17th, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To file an extension, fill out IRS Form 4868, "Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Tax Return" and submi...

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Finding out that you’re getting a tax refund is really exciting. It’s the biggest windfall that many people get all year, after all. So far this tax season, the average refund amount is $2,902, according to the IRS. Depending on how you file and opt to receive your money back, you can expect your cash […]