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Be patient when waiting for your tax refunds you don't fall prey to fast tax refund loan altertnative offers. Find out what your other options are. [Read More]
Just one slip could cost you or delay your tax refund. Here are the most common tax-filing mistakes to avoid. [Read More]
Estate and gift tax limits 2016-2017. Whether you give away substantial amounts of money during your life or after, you may have to pay tax. [Read More]
Find out the 2016 standard tax deduction amounts. Most taxpayers claim the standard deduction amount, which is adjusted each year for inflation. [Read More]
Taxpayers can choose to use the standard deduction, or they can itemize deductions. The IRS says most taxpayers use the standard deduction. [Read More]
Which states have the highest gasoline taxes? Due to state and local excise taxes and other fees, gas prices are higher in some states than others. [Read More]
December isn't traditionally seen as tax time. But during the last days of the year, you can take steps to lower your bill when you file your returns. Here are six moves to consider.... [Read More]
Some Social Security benefits may be taxable, depending on your total income and marital status. Figure your tax bill using Form 1040 or 1040A. [Read More]
During the first presidential debate, Donald J. Trump seemed to hint that he had paid no taxes. Here are 7 strategies that could lead to paying zero taxes. [Read More]
If you withdraw IRA money before you reach age 59 1/2, most of the time you'll get hit with a 10% tax penalty. But there are some instances where the IRS says it's... [Read More]
The Clintons don't provide direct tax tips, but their tax return reveals some smart tax-cutting strategies. [Read More]
The pervasive IRS impersonation tax scam keeps growing. With school set to resume, scam targets now are students, who are urged to pay a fake federal student tax. [Read More]
These tax breaks for college can help you reduce the cost of sending your son or daughter to college. [Read More]
The House is slightly behind the Senate in the competition to award Olympians tax relief for their winnings, but a bill to do just that has gained critical Ways and Means support. [Read More]
Tax crooks don't take the summer off. Some are out there now with a phishing scheme that pretends to come from tax software providers. Don't fall for it! [Read More]
American sports fans love their National Football League teams. They also love their fantasy football teams. Good news for them. More states are allowing the daily fantasy games. [Read More]
The Work Opportunity Tax Credit helps veterans and others who have difficulty landing jobs, while companies get a tax credit. But the WOTC does require that you pay attention to detail. Learn more... [Read More]
A sales-tax holiday can save you a few bucks if you follow all the rules. [Read More]
There's no way to plan for a disaster. But the IRS offers help by allowing you to deduct catastrophic losses. [Read More]
The presidential candidates' tax plans offer some unusual ways to raise revenue or, conversely, the deficit. [Read More]