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Jacoba Urist

Jacoba Urist is a contributing health and business reporter for NBCNews and Today. Her articles have also appeared on The Atlantic, Newsweek/TheDailyBeast, Forbes, & The Wall Street Journal.

Latest articles by Jacoba Urist

What If I Skip My Taxes This Year?

What if you just don't do your taxes? What really happens to the people who ignore the whole thing and say, the heck with all of this, I'm skipping tax season?

Surprise! 5 Reasons You Might Not Get Your Tax Refund

Before you budget in a tax refund, make sure you don't fall into one of these categories.

3 Tax Deductions You Can Never Take

Every tax season, people ask me about the same mythical deductions. Take a look at these three common points of confusion before filing this spring.