Tax Hacks 2014: Last-Minute Tax Advice
Tax Hacks 2014: Last-Minute Tax Advice

on March 24, 2014

Haven’t started your taxes yet? You’re not alone. Here’s some advice that will make procrastinating a bit less painful.

Tax Hacks 2014: 13 Helpful Income Tax Apps
Tax Hacks 2014: 13 Helpful Income Tax Apps

on February 28, 2014

Tired of spending hours glued to your computer preparing your tax return? Check out this list of tax apps that can help expedite the process, even when you’re on the go.

Tax Hacks 2014: Avoid Tax Preparation Impulse Buys
Tax Hacks 2014: Avoid Tax Preparation Impulse Buys

on February 19, 2014

It’s apparently not enough to simply charge for preparing your taxes. Some services want to separate you from part of your refund with refund anticipation loans and checks. Just say no.

Tax Hacks 2014: Home Office Deductions
Tax Hacks 2014: Home Office Deductions

on February 12, 2014

If you’re eligible, a home office deduction can save you big bucks at tax time. If you’re not, claiming it can get you in big trouble. Here’s all you need to know.

Tax Hacks 2014: The 10 Dumbest and 4 Smartest Things You Can Do With a Tax Refund
Tax Hacks 2014: The 10 Dumbest and 4 Smartest Things You Can Do With a Tax Refund

on February 7, 2014

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.

Tax Hacks 2014: Beware These 7 Tax Scams
Tax Hacks 2014: Beware These 7 Tax Scams

on February 5, 2014

There are lots of different kinds of cons happening during tax time. Some are happening to taxpayers, and some are being perpetrated by them.

Tax Hacks 2014: Avoid These 18 Expensive Tax Mistakes
Tax Hacks 2014: Avoid These 18 Expensive Tax Mistakes

on January 31, 2014

“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.

Tax Hacks 2014: 8 Tips to Avoid an Audit
Tax Hacks 2014: 8 Tips to Avoid an Audit

on January 22, 2014

While fewer than 1 percent of all tax returns are audited, there’s no guarantee you won’t appear on the IRS’ radar. Check out these tips for a few ways to reduce your chances of being selected by the IRS.

Tax Hacks 2014: 5 Ways to Get Free Help With Tax Prep
Tax Hacks 2014: 5 Ways to Get Free Help With Tax Prep

on January 15, 2014

Americans spend an average of $261 to get an itemized federal and state tax return done. Check out these tips to get free help with your return this year.

2-Minute Money Manager: Can Gifting Lower My Taxes?
2-Minute Money Manager: Can Gifting Lower My Taxes?

on April 22, 2019

If you want to lower your tax bill, you can give to charity. But can you also lower it by giving to family? Yes and no.

Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What to Do
Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What to Do

on March 21, 2019

Can’t pay your tax bill? Find out how to keep yourself from getting on the IRS’ bad side.

75% of Americans Don’t Realize This Tax Strategy Is Legal
75% of Americans Don’t Realize This Tax Strategy Is Legal

on March 17, 2019

Americans are largely clueless about one of the best ways to keep the taxman at bay.

14 Expenses You May Be Tempted to Claim as Tax Deductions — but Shouldn’t
14 Expenses You May Be Tempted to Claim as Tax Deductions — but Shouldn’t

on March 8, 2019

Thinking of padding your federal tax return by deducting these expenses? Find out why that could be a costly mistake.

Most Workers Don’t Know This Retirement Tax Credit Exists
Most Workers Don’t Know This Retirement Tax Credit Exists

on February 26, 2019

You might be able to reduce your next income tax bill by thousands of dollars, thanks to an unheralded federal tax break.

Tax Hacks 2019: How to Get the Right Tax Pro at the Right Price
Tax Hacks 2019: How to Get the Right Tax Pro at the Right Price

on January 16, 2019

Beware: Almost anyone can hang out a shingle offering tax preparation services. Here’s how to find out if a preparer is worth the cost.

This Is How the Government Spends Your Federal Income Taxes
This Is How the Government Spends Your Federal Income Taxes

on April 10, 2017

Uncle Sam spent nearly $4 trillion last year. Here’s where it went — and how you can keep more of your money at tax time.

Tax Hacks 2017 – 9 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund
Tax Hacks 2017 – 9 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

on April 6, 2017

Your tax refund check can be an instrument of positive change, or just another wasted opportunity. Here is what you should do with it.

What You Must Know Before Doing Your Own Taxes
What You Must Know Before Doing Your Own Taxes

on March 31, 2017

If you’re preparing your own taxes for the first time, know that you may not even need to file — and other tax facts.

‘Mystery Shoppers’ Uncover Serious Problems With Tax Preparers
‘Mystery Shoppers’ Uncover Serious Problems With Tax Preparers

on February 10, 2016

Testing turns up hazards ranging from losing a chunk of your refund to errors or even fraud committed in your name by unregulated preparers. Here’s what you need to know.

Tax Hacks 2016: Avoid These 10 Common Filing Mistakes
Tax Hacks 2016: Avoid These 10 Common Filing Mistakes

on January 1, 2016

Everybody makes mistakes, but this isn’t the time to make them. Go over this list to make sure your return is error-free and your refund finds you faster.

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