"When taxpayers envision a potential audit, they rationalize their expenses as if they are going to be talking to an elementary school assistant principal, and they don't realize they will be talking to a homicide detective."

Changing rules have led to taxpayer confusion. In this article, we help break down how to fill out the new W-4, "a particularly confounding, boring form that everyone has to fill out and no one understands." 

Another look at the most important, confusing changes to the tax code.

"It's just math. You're a smart person, and you don't get what's going on. You can add and subtract, so it's like, 'Why the fuck don't I get this?'"

Exotic Dancers Do Their Taxes a Little Differently Than You
When you get paid in dollar bills and earn tax breaks for sexy lingerie, keeping track of earnings and expenses can get complicated. 

Easing the Pain of Doing Your Taxes
Accountants come up with inventive ways to make tax season fun, or at least tolerable.

Tax Tips with Brass Taxes!
In an interview with Lauren Lattimore, we offer tax tips and break down confusing tax laws.

Getting Down to Brass Taxes: An Interview with Tax Expert Rus Garofolo
A second interview focused on helping freelancers and self-employed individuals better understand their taxes.

Brass Taxes wants you to know you don’t “suck at money”
“Everyone thinks they suck at money things...Statistically, a lot of those people that think they suck at money have to be wrong.”

Getting Ready for Tax Day with Rus Garofalo of Brass Taxes
We chatted with Kickstarter to discuss how campaign creators can get organized before tax season rolls around and hopefully make filing a little bit easier.

Tax Help For Musicians: Brass Taxes
"The last thing musicians want to think about this time of year is doing their taxes. It’s not about the money, right?"

It’s Tax Time! Follow These Tax Deduction Tips for Freelance Writers

"Freelance writers wear many hats, from being their own stand-alone IT departments to scheduling meetings and interviews, ordering office supplies, designing web pages, invoicing and being their own accounts-receivable departments. But one category many freelancers feel ill-equipped to tackle is the world of taxes." 

The Financially Naked Podcast

Freelance Finances & Brass Taxes with Catriona & Rus Garofalo

We chatted with our friends at The Financial Gym about freelance finances and the value of hiring a financial professional who understands your industry.

Relationship Status Check

Rus talks with Myriam Robinson about how marriage complicates taxes and the pro's and con's of the two options you have filing as a married couple.