Archive for 'Taxes'
Feb 18, 2011 - Have you started your taxes yet? If not, here's a chance to win a $50 premium tax software package.
Feb 18, 2011 - Taxes are one of those things in life where the devil is in the details. Bumble, fumble, and blow it in other areas of your life, but try to get this one right the first time.
Feb 14, 2011 - The majority of Americans use a professional to help them file their taxes. Here's how to find the best one for you. But are they really worth the money?
Feb 11, 2011 - The IRS has a survey that says 87 percent of Americans would never think of cheating on their taxes. We recently went out and got some video that strongly suggests their survey is wrong.
Feb 10, 2011 - There's nothing wrong with charging a fair fee for a valuable service. But for years, some of our nation's top tax preparation companies have been squeezing extra fees from those least able to afford it. It's time for it to stop.
Feb 09, 2011 - Virtually everyone in the United States is eligible for some sort of free tax preparation help, from free in-person preparation and electronic filing to filing free forms online. Here's how to find out what you qualify for.
Feb 04, 2011 - Filing taxes isn't a lot of fun, but maybe if you find out that you've got some cool deductions coming, it will make it easier to start. Here's a fun look at some of the changes in store for tax year 2010.
Jan 28, 2011 - If you bought a house in 2008, the tax "credit" you received wasn't really a credit at all - it was an interest-free loan from Uncle Sam.
Jan 21, 2011 - Originally the IRS asked some taxpayers to wait until sometime in mid-February to send in their returns. Now the date is official - February 14.
Jan 20, 2011 - 600,0000 people will be offered a debit card for their tax refund this year. Depending on the results of the trial, the IRS may start issuing more plastic for refunds.
Jan 20, 2011 - It's a common belief that the United States offers lower income tax rates than most other developed countries. Like many common beliefs, this one is wrong.
Dec 23, 2010 - If you're the type who starts their Christmas shopping on December 24, here's some good news - thanks to Congressional delays in getting the recent tax bill passed, if you itemize, the IRS won't be ready for you till Mid-February.
Dec 16, 2010 - IRS audits swelled Uncle Sam's coffers by $57 billion last year, largely by targeting the rich. Lesson learned? If you possibly can, try to keep your 2010 reportable income less than $1 million.
Dec 09, 2010 - If the proposed compromise preserving the Bush Tax Cuts moves forward as agreed, it will benefit the wealthy a lot more than it will the working poor.
Dec 07, 2010 - For the next two years we'll be living in tax heaven: we're going to have the Bush tax cuts extended, along with all the other cuts established during the Great Recession. So much for deficit reduction.