Every year millions of Americans get money back, then blow it. Here are the best and worst ways to treat the return of your hard-earned money, along with some advice on tracking your refund.
There are lots of different kinds of cons happening during tax time. Some are happening to taxpayers, and some are being perpetrated by them.
“To err is human; to forgive, divine.” Taxes aren’t a great place to err, because the IRS isn’t divine. Here are some of the most common mistakes you’ll encounter at tax time, along with tips to avoid them.
They thought the tax break on $5 million in nontaxable gifts would end in 2012, but Congress extended it and made it bigger.
The majority of Americans pay a tax professional to do their taxes for them. Since this is a job many can do themselves in minutes, a lot of people are wasting a lot of money. But if you’re going to pay a pro, here’s how to get your money’s worth.
This week: 15 packing secrets, one question that could change your life, how to see beyond the obvious financial options, Costco angles and loopholes, and how to deal with estimated taxes.
Use TurboTax, and you can get 5 or 10 percent added to your federal tax refund, free. The one catch? You have to take it on an Amazon gift card.