Maximize Your Tax Refund by Choosing the Right Tax-Filing Tool
Maximize Your Tax Refund by Choosing the Right Tax-Filing Tool

on January 29, 2017

Get the job done right — maybe even for free — by using the tax software that best suits your situation.

Donald Trump
How the Trump Tax Plan Will Affect You

on January 21, 2017

If you pay income taxes, you need to read this.

Donald Trump speaks at a New York victory party after winning the election November 8, 2016.
8 Ways to Bolster Your Finances in the Trump Era

on January 20, 2017

The incoming president’s proposals to cut taxes and boost the economy may also bring higher interest rates and inflation. Be ready to thrive under “Trumponomics” with these tips.

Free IRS Tax Help Begins Friday
Free IRS Tax Help Begins Friday

on January 12, 2017

The IRS Free File program is now available to taxpayers who qualify. Money Talks News also is offering a discount on more comprehensive tax help.

What the IRS Wants You to Know About the Upcoming Tax Season
What the IRS Wants You to Know About the Upcoming Tax Season

on December 12, 2016

Procrastinators, rejoice! An extended filing deadline is just one important fact about the 2017 tax season.

Warning Signs for 7 of the Most Common Tax Scams
Warning Signs for 7 of the Most Common Tax Scams

on December 9, 2016

If someone purporting to be from the IRS takes one of these actions, it’s almost certainly a scam.

Soda cans surrounded by sugar
5 U.S. Cities OK Tax on Soda and Other Sugary Drinks

on November 13, 2016

Chicago and four other American cities approved a tax on soda and other sugary beverages. Find out how it works and where the money will go.

The 30 Most Generous Cities in the United States
The 30 Most Generous Cities in the United States

on November 9, 2016

Which U.S. cities have big, giving hearts? This study shows where charities are raising the most money and handling it best. See if your city made the cut.

Tax Hikes for the Rich? Voters in 2 States Decide Tuesday
Tax Hikes for the Rich? Voters in 2 States Decide Tuesday

on November 4, 2016

Voters in a pair of states will decide whether upper-income earners should pay a little more to support public education.

WHO Pushes for More Sugar Taxes on Soda
WHO Pushes for More Sugar Taxes on Soda

on October 11, 2016

The organization says taxes can help thwart global obesity and diabetes epidemics. Here’s the skinny.

How to Use 529 College Savings and Not Run Afoul of the IRS
How to Use 529 College Savings and Not Run Afoul of the IRS

on September 12, 2016

State-sponsored savings plans are a great tool for covering the daunting cost of tuition and more, but you need to follow the rules or the tax man will get you.

IRS Grants 11 Exceptions to 60-Day Retirement Rollover Rule
IRS Grants 11 Exceptions to 60-Day Retirement Rollover Rule

on August 26, 2016

If you are unable to roll over an IRA or 401(k) within 60 days, the federal government now will cut you a break under certain circumstances.

City’s New Tax Causes Soda Consumption to Plunge
City’s New Tax Causes Soda Consumption to Plunge

on August 24, 2016

Find out what triggered the change in drinking habits in one city — and what it could mean for public health.

Easy Steps for Giving to Charity, on a Budget
Easy Steps for Giving to Charity, on a Budget

on June 30, 2016

New technology and emerging approaches to charity make it easier than ever to make a contribution — small or large — and make a difference.

Disney CEO Blasts America’s Corporate Tax System
Disney CEO Blasts America’s Corporate Tax System

on June 9, 2016

Disney’s head honcho says that the U.S. system is too complex and that companies like Disney pay too much to Uncle Sam.

This Soda Pop Tax Has a Sweet Side
This Soda Pop Tax Has a Sweet Side

on May 25, 2016

Sugary sodas are good for kids — or at least they could be in Philadelphia — if a tax proposal there gets a thumbs up from the city council.

Confessions of a Tax Procrastinator
Confessions of a Tax Procrastinator

on May 20, 2016

There are a lot of reasons why some people just can’t file their taxes on time. Here’s why you don’t want to be one of them and four powerful reasons to get moving.

Ask Stacy: I Just Realized I Messed Up My Taxes — What Now?
Ask Stacy: I Just Realized I Messed Up My Taxes — What Now?

on May 13, 2016

With many things in life, you don’t get do-overs. Fortunately, taxes aren’t one of them. Months, even years, after filing your return, if you want to claim a deduction you forgot or fix another mistake, you can. Meet the 1040X.

South Dakota Clashes With Online Retailers in Sales Tax Battle
South Dakota Clashes With Online Retailers in Sales Tax Battle

on May 2, 2016

In filing a lawsuit against large online retailers, South Dakota joins a growing number of states in a major battle that will likely end up in the Supreme Court.

You Got a Fix for the U.S. Budget? Here’s Your Chance to Test It
You Got a Fix for the U.S. Budget? Here’s Your Chance to Test It

on April 28, 2016

The game “The Fiscal Ship” allows you to see how your tax policy and spending ideas would play out. Hint: It’s harder than it looks.

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