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  1. Investing in Property Tax Liens

    Investing in property tax liens can be a viable alternative for experienced investors who are familiar with the real estate ...
  2. Top 10 Mistakes on Tax Returns

    These common mistakes on tax returns are easily avoided. Here's what to double-check before you file your return this year.
  3. Cut Taxes By Reporting Property Damage

    Know the options you have for your insured property if and when a disaster strikes.
  4. Sell Your Rental Property For a Profit

    Being a landlord can be taxing, especially when you want to sell. Find out how to reduce your burden.
  5. What Will I Pay for Tax Preparation Fees?

    Tax preparation fees aren't one size fits all. What you pay will vary – depending on the complexity of your return, who does ...
  6. Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Home Sales?

    Taxes are only paid on home sales if your proceeds exceed a certain amount.
  7. Should You Let Turbo Tax Share Your Data?

    Should you let TurboTax share your data? Possible reward: great deals on student loan refinancing. But there are issues.
  8. Avoid Capital Gains Tax on Your Home Sale

    If you have property to sell and want to avoid capital gains tax, a Section 1031 exchange may be the answer.
  9. 3 Ways to Start Lowering Next Year's Tax Bill Now

    Here are three ways you can start to lower next year's tax bill.
  10. It's Tax Season, Are You Prepared?

    It's tax season again. Use these tips to be prepared to file and protect yourself from cybercrime.
  11. Property Taxes: How They Are Calculated

    Understanding how property taxes work will ensure that you won't be overcharged.
  12. 8 Ways You Can Minimize Taxes

    Here are eight ways to cut back your personal taxes.
  13. Your Property Tax Assessment: What Does It Mean?

    Understanding your property taxes can protect you from financial shocks.
  14. H&R Block Gets IBM's Watson for Your Taxes (HRB, IBM)

    Can IBM’s Watson help with your taxes? H&R Block is betting that the famed artificial intelligence solution will increase ...
  15. Tax Breaks for Second-Home Owners

    Owning a second home is a great investment for a variety of reasons, but you need to know the tax implications of multi-home ...
  16. A Tax Primer for Homeowners

    Go beyond interest and find out how mortgage points affect your taxable income.
  17. H&R Block vs. TurboTax vs. Jackson Hewitt

    There are more and more tax services to help ease the pain of filing income taxes. Here's our take on three of the biggest.
  18. Top Software to Prepare Taxes Free by April 2017

    A place that fills out and files your taxes free of charge? It's no myth, as long as you have a simple return. Read on to ...
  19. 5 Easy Tax Tips for New Families

    New and young families may find they have special tax planning concerns.
  20. What Will Get You Audited by the IRS on 2016 Taxes

    These items on your 2016 taxes could make the IRS decide to audit you.
  21. 7 Tips to Prepare for Tax Season

    These tips can help ease the pain of tax season.
  22. Should You Represent Yourself vs. the IRS?

    If you face a personal or business tax audit, should you represent yourself vs. the IRS? In most cases, no. Here's why.
  23. Property Taxes: 4 Little-Known Ways to Reduce Them

    Here are little-known ways you can reduce your property tax liability.
  24. Avoid an Audit: 6 "Red Flags" You Should Know

    Don't make yourself a target - steer clear of these attention-grabbing tax-filing practices.
  25. 8 Financial Tips For Young Adults

    You don't need an MBA to learn how to save money and invest in your future.
  26. Can Trump Kill the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT)?

    Getting rid of the AMT would be great for upper-middle class taxpayers.
  27. Your Tax Preparer Screwed Up – Now What?

    Even professional tax preparers can make mistakes. What to do if it happens on your tax return.
  28. Tax Planning Strategies for Individuals in 2017

    The uncertainty surrounding President-Elect Trump may have a significant impact on tax planning.
  29. 5 Ways You Can Start Preparing For Tax Season

    Being prepared and using the right tax professional can make your tax season go smoothly.
  30. State Tax Issues to Know When You Leave the Military

    When you're budgeting for post-military life, certain state tax issues need to be considered.
  31. 5 Tax Moves To Make Before Year End

    Taxes aren't avoidable, but you shouldn't pay more than your fair share. Here are five moves you can make at year's end to ...
  32. 5 Year-End Tax Strategies to Prepare for 2017

    Here are five strategies to implement before the end of the year that could help lower your tax bill.
  33. Where Can You Buy Tax Free on Amazon? (AMZN)

    Time was, you could shop online without paying sales tax. That's less and less the case.
  34. Create a Tax-Efficiency Team With Tax Professionals

    When financial advisors collaborate with tax advisors, the end result is efficient tax mitigation.
  35. Have You Started Year-End Tax Planning?

    Here’s a look at some considerations for year-end planning for taxable (non-retirement) accounts.
  36. Tax-Efficient Portfolio Tips for High Income Earners

    High income earners can use these tips to make their portfolio more tax-efficient.
  37. Smart Year-End Tax Moves for 2016 (Part Two)

    Here's are some crucial tax planning strategies for investments, Social Security and Medicare.
  38. Important Year-End Tax Moves for 2016 (Part 1)

    Here's part of a year-end tax strategy for 2016, to make the most of your retirement savings plans.
  39. The Purpose of IRS Form 1065

    Business partners need the information on this form to complete their own tax returns. Here are the details.
  40. 12 Tax Planning Tips for Potential Changes Ahead

    Here is a comprehensive guide to tax planning in an environment where policies could dramatically change under new leadership ...
  41. Trump's Tax Plan Would Hit Single Parents the Hardest

    Single parents can expect a tax increase under Trump's proposed tax plan.
  42. Ryan vs. Trump: How Their Tax Plans Differ

    Changes to the tax code are likely, but President-elect Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan (D-Wis.) have yet to agree on which ...
  43. Trump's Tax Cuts Not Just for Wealthy: Mnuchin

    Trump’s new Treasury secretary says tax cuts will benefit the middle class more than the wealthy.
  44. 10 Sources of Nontaxable Income

    Taxes are often a deterrent from investing and saving. These financial practices will bring you no tax grief.
  45. 10 Steps to Tax Preparation

    The earlier you start preparing your tax records and documents, the more likely you are to have a smooth tax return experience ...
  46. What You Need To Know About Capital Gains And Taxes

    Find out how your profits are taxed and what to consider when making investment decisions.
  47. Six Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You're Lying

    An experienced tax preparer can sense when a client is lying. Find out what sets off their lie detectors.
  48. An Overview of Itemized Deductions

    Not taking the standard deduction this year could save you hundreds of dollars.
  49. Form 9465: Don't Pay Your Back Taxes Without It

    This form can lighten your tax load if you owe Uncle Sam.
  50. Filling Out 1099 Forms

    There are many different 1099 forms for different types of non-employee compensation. We explain the differences among them, ...
  51. 6 Tax Planning Steps to Take Before the Year Ends

    By now, your accountant should be able to estimate your tax bill. If there are some surprises, you still have time to plan ...
  52. Filling Out The W-9 Form

    Freelancers and independent contractors have to fill out a W-9 for their employers and clients. Here's what to do.
  53. Things to Do Now to Plan for a Trump Tax Cut

    Here are four year-end strategies to make the most of Donald Trump's plans to lower taxes.
  54. Year-End Tax Planning for Your Investments

    Year-end tax planning is crucial to take advantage of strategies to maximize after-tax returns on your investments.
  55. What to Do This Year with Tax Cuts Coming in 2017?

    Here are several strategies that taxpayers can use to make the most of the likely coming tax cuts following Donald Trump's ...
  56. Now is the Time to Donate Your Way to Lower Taxes

    Holiday season is the traditional time to donate to charity. Here are some ways to help maximize tax relief from charitable ...
  57. If You Win $1 Million, Can You Minimize the Taxes?

    If you won $1 million, would it make sense tax-wise to take a lump sum or a 20-year pay out?
  58. 5 Tips to Stay Safe From IRS Tax Scams

    If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be an IRS agent, it's likely you've been targeted for a scam. Here's ...
  59. 4 Year-End Tax Strategies You Should Consider Now

    Here are four tax strategies to implement before the end of the year to reduce your chance of having a negative surprise ...
  60. 5 Tax Tasks to Complete by the End of This Year

    Here are five things you need to do before December 31 to gain certain tax benefits or avoid penalties.
  61. Tax Scams: The IRS Doesn’t Make Phone Calls

    There's been an increase in fraudulent phone calls and emails from people pretending to be the IRS. Here's how to know if ...
  62. How to Reduce Your High Property Taxes

    Think your property taxes are too high? Here's some advice on how to get your home reassessed, using New Jersey property ...
  63. How to Log Mileage for Taxes in 8 Easy Steps

    Using these eight steps, a taxpayer can learn how to log miles for taxes and maintain the minimum requirements outlined by ...
  64. How are Qualified and Nonqualified Dividends Taxed?

    Dividends are taxed differently based on if they are qualified or nonqualified.
  65. Recoverable Depreciation: How it Works

    Recoverable depreciation is a concept used in many insurance policies and claims.
  66. A Fake Tax That Doubles Oil Pipeline Profits

    The cosy regulatory relationship that keeps Americans paying taxes for the oil pipeline industry.
  67. Are More Companies Cash Hoarding? (AAPL, ORCL)

    Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and other U.S. companies are hoarding billions of dollars in cash. Here's a look at what they do ...
  68. When is Dual Citizenship Not a Good Idea?

    It may sound useful, but there are a number of reasons that make dual citizenship a questionable choice.
  69. A Beginner's Guide to Tax-Efficient Investing

    Find out how to manage your portfolio to minimize your tax burden.
  70. Tax Tips For the Individual Investor

    Keep more of your money in your pocket with these seven guidelines.
  71. How Your Tax Rate Is Determined

    Feel like the government always has its hand in your pocket? Learn the theory behind how it decides how much to take.
  72. 9 States With the Highest Tax Burdens

    Which state you live in can mean thousands of dollars saved or lost in taxes each year. Here's a list of states to avoid ...
  73. Top Reasons to File Separately When Married

    Usually couples file their taxes jointly, not separately. Except for these possible exceptions...
  74. 4 Reasons Why Delaware Is Considered a Tax Shelter

    Understand what a tax shelter is and how one is created. Learn why Delaware is considered a tax shelter.
  75. Will Vanguard Get Away With Not Paying State Tax?

    Learn about the Vanguard whistleblowing case, why California Assemblyman Mike Gatto wants to absolve Vanguard from tax and ...
  76. How the Underground Economy Affects GDP

    Find out how the underground, or shadow, economy affects the accuracy of the calculation of a country's gross domestic product ...
  77. ETFs and Taxes: What Investors Need to Know

    It's true that ETFs can offer tax efficiency, but that's not always the case. Here's what investors need to watch out for.
  78. What Disney Can Teach Us About Tax Fairness (DIS, AAPL)

    Disney's tax questions are anything but Goofy: It pays much higher taxes than many multinationals, illuminating the unlevel ...
  79. The Top 4 Walmart Shareholders (WMT)

    Discover how the four largest direct shareholders in Wal-Mart, Inc. are all children of Sam Walton and how smart tax planning ...
  80. Creating a Tax-Deductible Canadian Mortgage

    Find out how to get a tax benefit from your mortgage like your neighbours to the south.
  81. Preventing Medical Bankruptcy

    Medical expenses are the number-one cause of bankruptcy in the United States. Here are some steps to protect yourself.
  82. Top 10 Home Business Tax Tips

    If you work for yourself, make sure you are getting the most for your tax dollars.
  83. 3 Ways Tax Haven Governments Make Money

    If the governments of tax haven countries impose little, or no, income taxes, how exactly do these nations generate revenue?
  84. When You Can't Pay Your Taxes on Time

    Not enough cash on hand for your April tax bill? No need to panic. Here's what to do.
  85. Make These 5 Tax Resolutions For Next April 18

    5 tax resolutions to start on right now for a smoother tax return next April 18. Yes, it's the same date in 2017.
  86. How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Tax Audit Triggers

    These are the most common scenarios that can trigger the IRS to audit a tax return.
  87. Owe Taxes? You Could Lose Your Passport

    A rule slipped into a transportation bill allows the U.S. government to revoke your passport if your tax debt exceeds $5 ...
  88. Taking a Look at Tax Havens

    These tax-free zones might sound appealing, but the consequences often aren't.
  89. The Top 10 European Tax Havens

    While the popular stereotype of a tax haven is a Caribbean island, these countries in Europe serve as attractive places for ...
  90. Tax Haven Vs. Tax Shelters: Is There a Difference?

    Learn about the difference between tax havens and tax shelters, and how both are used to reduce tax liability or avoid paying ...
  91. Simple Last-Minute Tax Tips

    A little preparation and organization can take the stress out of last-minute tax filing.
  92. Get a 6-Month Tax Extension

    Discover how to get some extra time from the IRS, without paying a hefty penalty for the privilege.
  93. Tax Breaks for People Over 50

    If you’re over 50 you have some tax advantages that your younger counterparts do not. Don’t submit your taxes without first ...
  94. Top 6 Strategies to Protect Your Income from Taxes

    Taxes are difficult to avoid, but there are many strategies you can find to help ward them off a bit. Here are a handful ...
  95. Top 5 Ways to Reduce Your Taxable Income

    Reducing your taxable income is a great way to save money on the taxes you owe. Here are five ways to do it.
  96. Ten Things That You Might Not Know Are Taxable

    When you file your taxes this year make sure that you have claimed all taxable income. Here are ten things that you might ...
  97. Earnings Stripping: Know This Corporate Tax Dodge

    How U.S. corporations take advantage of a legal loophole to avoid paying tax, depriving the U.S. Treasury (and ultimately, ...
  98. 3 Tax Implications of Dividend Stocks

    Dividend paying companies are attractive in a low interest rate environment, but income seeking investors have to be careful ...
  99. How Restricted Stock and RSUs Are Taxed

    This form of executive compensation limits how these stocks can be sold. Find out more here.
  100. Estimated Tax Deadlines for 2016

    If you run a business or have investment income, pay attention to this year's estimated tax deadlines. Here are the details, ...
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