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23 Memorable Debate Moments in History

on September 29, 2020

Here’s how past presidential candidates spun their ideas on inflation, taxation, recessions and more.

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Did You Miss These 7 Tax Credits and Deductions?

on February 27, 2019

Every dollar of deductions and credits you uncover can mean money in your pocket. Don’t file that return until you’ve gone over this list.

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5 Tax Deductions You Almost Surely Won’t Claim This Year

on January 25, 2019

The new federal tax code will both help and hurt many taxpayers — starting with the return that is due in April.

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3 Things You Must Know About the 2019 Tax Season

on January 13, 2019

Worried about what the federal government shutdown means for your tax return or refund? Here’s what you need to know.

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3 Key Questions Every Taxpayer Must Answer

on January 10, 2019

It’s that time once again, but don’t despair. Here’s a chance to test your tax IQ — and sharpen your tax-slashing skills.

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Do Seniors Still Get an Extra Tax Deduction?

on September 23, 2018

Seniors are used to getting special treatment at tax time. Are those days gone?

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4 Ways to Slash Your 2019 Tax Bill Right Now

on August 26, 2018

Your next return is the first you will file under the overhauled federal tax code. Here’s what that means for key opportunities to reduce what you owe.

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Which Is Better — a Traditional or Roth Retirement Plan?

on June 7, 2018

When does it makes sense to convert an existing retirement plan to a Roth?

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The 7 Most Valuable Deductions and Goodies That Survived Tax Reform

on April 6, 2018

Here are the biggest and best benefits that will continue — and the breaks that became even more generous.

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2 States Lowering Taxes Due to Federal Reform

on March 28, 2018

More states are expected to follow suit and trim your tax bill. Will your state be next?

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3 Popular Tax Breaks Extended for 2017 Returns

on March 19, 2018

These tax-reducing measures were just renewed — but only for one year. Here’s how to cash in on them by the April deadline.

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This Sneaky Scam Puts Your Tax Refund at Risk

on February 15, 2018

A growing number of taxpayers are potentially falling victim to a new twist on an old scam. Here’s how to protect your refund money.

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10 Cities Where Taxpayers Receive the Fattest Refund Checks

on February 10, 2018

Factors that influence the size of your federal income tax refund include the area you call home.

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You’re Getting a Raise in February: Here Are 5 Ways to Spend It

on February 9, 2018

About 90 percent of households will see take-home pay increase starting in February. Here’s what you should do with that newfound cash.

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4 Tax Credits That Can Put Money in Your Pocket This Year

on February 7, 2018

If you’re eligible for these federal income tax credits, Uncle Sam might owe you as much as $6,318 on your 2017 return.

9 Tax Breaks You Can Still Claim for 2018
9 Tax Breaks You Can Still Claim for 2018

on February 1, 2018

Start your tax planning for the new year by discovering the deductions that survived the federal tax overhaul.

3 Big Ways the Tax Overhaul Will Affect Your 2018 Tax Return
3 Big Ways the Tax Overhaul Will Affect Your 2018 Tax Return

on January 25, 2018

You stand to see a tax cut when you file your 2018 federal income taxes. But filing that return will be anything but simple due to these changes.

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New Tax Rates Mean It’s Time to Rethink Retirement Strategy

on January 22, 2018

Most taxpayers will see their tax bill go down during 2018. That could impact which type of account — traditional or Roth — makes sense for you.

Act Fast: These 4 Tax Breaks Will Disappear in 2018
Act Fast: These 4 Tax Breaks Will Disappear in 2018

on December 29, 2017

Your 2017 tax return will be your last chance to claim these money-saving tax deductions. So, make the most of them before the new year.

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How the Finalized Tax Reform Bill Will Affect Your Bottom Line

on December 16, 2017

Federal lawmakers are now set to vote on a sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code. Here’s how it will impact the bottom line of individuals and corporations alike.

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