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3 tax tricks for the worst procrastinators

You still have the weekend to try to save on your taxes. More>>

Make the most of your tax refund

6 ways to use Uncle Sam's check. More>>

Why do so many people fall behind on their taxes?

In 2009, a spokesperson for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service estimated that 8.2 million Americans owed over $83 billion in back taxes, penalties and interest (approximately $10,000 per person). Despite the threat of owing thousands of dollars to the U.S. government, millions of Americans continue to fall behind on their taxes. More>>

Tax issues for same-sex spouses

The tax rules for married same-sex couples are largely identical to those for couples of opposite genders, but because the IRS looks to state laws to determine marital status, there are some additional stipulations for these couples that do not apply to traditional married couples. More>>

How to get the most money back on your tax return

One of the primary concerns on taxpayers' minds during the tax season is how to get the most money back or pay the least amount of income tax when they file their tax returns.
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Tax software vs. an accountant: Which is right for you?

With every important job comes the question of whether or not individuals should do it themselves or hire a professional.
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Tax-smart ways to help your kids/grandkids pay for college

Many people say that a home is the largest single investment you'll ever make, but consider this: The national median existing-home price was $199,500 in October of this year. That's less than the estimated $210,388 it will cost to send your two-year-old to an in-state, public college for four years.
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10 steps to tax preparation

There is still plenty of time left until the April 15 income tax filing deadline. But why wait until the last minute to get your affairs in order?
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The 7 best income tax apps for the iPad

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The big deadline to file your income taxes with the IRS is Tuesday, April 15. And if you’re like me, you still haven’t gotten them done yet. We all have our bad years, but there are a number of apps that can help you out.
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Tax Tip: Top 10 tips about free tax preparation

Each year millions of people have their tax returns prepared for free by volunteers. These volunteers are part of the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance and Tax Counseling for the Elderly programs. More>>

Get ready for tax season

April 15 might seem a long way off, but tax time has a way of sneaking up on people. Do not wait until the last minute to get your financial documents in order. More>>

How to get an extension on your taxes

There are times that, no matter how hard you try, you just can't get your taxes filed on time. If that's the case, then you will need to file for an extension. More>>

5 tax security strategies for small business

Tax time is prime time for cybercrooks, with all that financial data filed online. Here's how to protect your company's sensitive data. More>>

Start preparing now for upcoming tax season

Leaving tax prep to a last-minute cram session could disrupt your business in the spring. To avoid a crunch, you should prepare for tax deadlines well in advance. More>>

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