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17 States Sending Stimulus Checks of up to $1,500

on August 2, 2022

States now are writing checks to help residents with everything from the pandemic to runaway inflation.

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16 Financial Dates and Deadlines in August 2022

on July 30, 2022

Mark your calendar now so you don’t risk a fine or miss an opportunity to save.

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New Bill Could Lower Taxes for Retirees in 2023

on July 22, 2022

The upshot? The possibility of lower taxable income, a lower tax bill and even a lower tax rate.

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7 Income Tax Breaks Being Eroded by Inflation

on July 22, 2022

Tax breaks help pad our bottom line. But inflation makes these deductions less valuable with each passing year.

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Sales Tax Holidays for Back-to-School Shopping

on July 21, 2022

Don’t miss your chance to save more on school supplies this year.

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5 States That Just Lowered Sales Taxes — and 1 That Raised Them

on July 15, 2022

Some states are softening the blows that inflation keeps dealing us.

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7 States That Just Raised Their Gas Taxes

on July 14, 2022

As if fueling up wasn’t painful enough right now, these states made it worse.

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17 States With Sales Tax Breaks This Summer

on July 4, 2022

If your state is on this list, you could soon save on items ranging from clothing to computers.

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8 Financial Dates and Deadlines in July 2022

on June 30, 2022

Mark your calendar now so you don’t risk a fine or miss an opportunity to save.

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8 Tax Credits and Deductions for Parents

on June 24, 2022

Raising a child is expensive, to say the least. Uncle Sam recognizes that — to an extent — at tax time.

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IRS Offers Surprise Gift to Millions of Drivers

on June 10, 2022

Those who qualify will save a little more in taxes thanks to a midyear change.

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IRS Audits Rising for Those Making Over $50,000

on June 6, 2022

Here’s how much audit rates have increased for every income range.

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9 States With the Lowest Property Tax Rates

on June 2, 2022

With one exception, typical homeowners in these places beat the national average on their property tax bill.

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5 Financial Dates and Deadlines in June 2022

on June 1, 2022

Mark your calendar now so you don’t risk a fine or miss an opportunity to save.

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8 Resolutions to Make Before Next Tax Day

on May 15, 2022

If you’re not happy with the stress and mess of this year’s tax season, do your future self a favor — starting now.

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10 of America’s Largest Companies That Paid Barely Any Taxes in 2021

on May 11, 2022

Some of these companies even got tax refunds.

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Here’s What Americans Are Doing With Their Tax Refund in 2022

on May 6, 2022

An overwhelming majority plan to use the money for one of two purposes.

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15 Cities Where People Pay the Most in Taxes

on May 5, 2022

Based on total estimated taxes as a share of family income, these places are where people lose the most money to taxes.

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An Easy Way to Fatten Your Next Tax Refund Today

and on May 2, 2022

Was your last federal tax refund too small or your tax bill too big? Here’s how to fix that.

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IRS Increases Limits for This Tax-Free Account for 2023

on April 29, 2022

Contribution limits are again rising for the most tax-friendly account around.

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