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Did you make a profit on your home sale last year? You might now owe Uncle Sam anything. Learn more about the IRS rules for... [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 percent tax penalty. But... [Read More]
Most income you receive is taxable. But there are certain types of income that is only partially taxed or not taxed at all. [Read More]
Filing taxes for the first time doesn't have to be a bad experience. These tips on filing your taxes will help you successfully submit your... [Read More]
Come tax time, make sure your children are a tax credit to you. Learn more about how to claim your children on your tax return. [Read More]
Did you sell a loser stock? Before you buy it back, make sure you don't violate the wash sale rules. [Read More]
Most married couples go with filing their taxes jointly, combining incomes and sharing deductions. But is it always the best tax move to file jointly? [Read More]
Soaring premiums have made some homeowners thinking about dropping their insurance. It's tempting, but experts say it's a bad idea. [Read More]
Why hire a tax pro to do your taxes online when you can use similar software to do the job yourself? Here are four questions... [Read More]
Many people don't realize that gambling winnings are taxable income, and that includes your Super Bowl bet. Those that do know, ignore it. [Read More]
Super Bowl LI doesn't kick off until Sunday afternoon, but tax experts already know that both the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons will... [Read More]
Who has to file taxes? The IRS doesn't require a tax return from some individuals. Find out what determines if you have to file taxes,... [Read More]
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... [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... [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... [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]