Taxes

  1. Where Your Tax Dollars Went In 2010

    Where Your Tax Dollars Went In 2010

    2010's federal budget says a lot about our government's priorities, but it also speaks to an unsustainable level of current ...
  2. Start Tax Planning Now

    Start Tax Planning Now

    Uncertainty over upcoming changes to US tax laws makes year-end tax planning more difficult, but tax expert Robert Green ...
  3. Tax Deductions Vs. Tax Credits

    Tax Deductions Vs. Tax Credits

    Understanding the difference between tax deductions and credits is crucial, as the tax strategies that you adopt now can ...
  4. The Most Controversial Tax Deductions

    The Most Controversial Tax Deductions

    When it comes to taxes, it's hard to make people happy but these deductions raised more than the average amount of controversy. ...
  5. Tax Avoidance Vs. Tax Evasion

    Tax Avoidance Vs. Tax Evasion

    Evading taxes is illegal, but avoiding paying unnecessary tax is one of the keys to building wealth.
  6. 10 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

    10 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

    Running your own business has both personal and financial perks.
  7. The Ultimate Tax-Time Checklist

    The Ultimate Tax-Time Checklist

    Find out what information you need to pull together before filling out your return.
  8. How Long Until Your Hybrid Pays Off?

    How Long Until Your Hybrid Pays Off?

    Buying a hybrid vehicle to save money on fuel costs is an appealing idea, but how long will you have to drive that fuel-sipper ...
  9. The Most Controversial Tax Deductions

    The Most Controversial Tax Deductions

    When it comes to taxes, it's hard to make people happy but these deductions raised more than the average amount of controversy. ...
  10. Government Regulations: Do They Help Businesses?

    Government Regulations: Do They Help Businesses?

    These rules are in place to protect consumers and help businesses thrive at the same time.
  11. 6 Problems With 401k Plans

    6 Problems With 401k Plans

    If you pay attention to the problems here, you will be able to avoid the negative effects and meet your retirement goals. ...
  12. Increase Your Tax Refund With Above-The-Line Deductions

    Increase Your Tax Refund With Above-The-Line Deductions

    Find out about these deductions and how you can use them to lower your tax bill.
  13. Top 10 Home Business Tax Tips

    Top 10 Home Business Tax Tips

    Starting a home business means new tax breaks you can claim - just make sure you're claiming the right ones in the right ...
  14. The Fundamentals Of Spousal Support Taxation

    The Fundamentals Of Spousal Support Taxation

    The spousal support that is paid out after a divorce can have varying tax implications. We'll look at what you need to know ...
  15. 5 Countries With Low Taxes

    5 Countries With Low Taxes

    These countries manage to keep their overall tax levels in check, and some of them have done well because of it.
  16. 5 Tax Credits You Shouldn't Miss

    5 Tax Credits You Shouldn't Miss

    If you're not taking advantage of these deductions, you could be missing out on tax savings.
  17. The Unseen Taxes That You Pay Every Day

    The Unseen Taxes That You Pay Every Day

    Taxes are embedded in the price of everything we buy to an extent that most people don't even realize.
  18. 5 Financial Bills That Snuck In For 2010

    5 Financial Bills That Snuck In For 2010

    These five add-ons are intended to provide tax incentives for individuals and businesses, and encourage the development and ...
  19. Starting A Small Business

    Starting A Small Business

    Starting a small business can be a daunting task. This tutorial will break the process down into easy steps.
  20. How To Cut Your Alternative Minimum Tax

    How To Cut Your Alternative Minimum Tax

    Save yourself money by lowering the amount of tax you owe.
  21. How To Save More For Your Retirement

    How To Save More For Your Retirement

    The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 made it easier to prepare for the future. Will you be ready? ...
  22. Top 10 Home Business Tax Tips

    Top 10 Home Business Tax Tips

    If you work for yourself, make sure you are getting the most for your tax dollars.
  23. 5 Things You May Not Know About CEO Pay

    5 Things You May Not Know About CEO Pay

    These CEOs have discovered a recession-proof financial strategy, but it's one they'd rather you don't know about.
  24. Pay Taxes Like A Billionaire

    Pay Taxes Like A Billionaire

    The richest people know the ropes when it comes to paying as little in taxes as possible. Find out how you can do the same. ...
  25. Minimize Taxes With Asset Location

    Minimize Taxes With Asset Location

    Learn how to maximize your investment returns with this tax-minimization strategy.
  26. Tax Tips For Financial Advisors

    Tax Tips For Financial Advisors

    Self-employed advisors are prone to a number of unique expenses, but the tax benefits can often balance out the financial ...
  27. Failed Billionaire Tax Loopholes

    Failed Billionaire Tax Loopholes

    Billionaires have a big edge when it comes to finding tax breaks. They can hire the best legal minds to find and exploit ...
  28. Top Homeowner Tax Write-Offs For 2010

    Top Homeowner Tax Write-Offs For 2010

    The subprime mortgage meltdown of 2008 has not diminished the tax advantages of home ownership in America.
  29. The 10 Most Important Tax Tips Of 2010

    The 10 Most Important Tax Tips Of 2010

    Make the most of the last few days of the year by taking advantage of these 10 tax tips before 2010 ends.
  30. 7 Year-End Tax Planning Strategies

    7 Year-End Tax Planning Strategies

    Do you have a capital loss that could be booked and used to offset future tax liabilities? If so, it may be time to sell. ...
  31. 7 Expenses You Won't Believe Are Deductible

    7 Expenses You Won't Believe Are Deductible

    Many taxpayers would be surprised to discover some of the things that qualify as legitimate deductions.
  32. 10 Money-Saving Year-End Tax Tips

    10 Money-Saving Year-End Tax Tips

    Getting organized well before the deadline will curb your frustration and your tax liability.
  33. What Countries Get For Their High Taxes

    What Countries Get For Their High Taxes

    Are there advantages to having the highest taxes in the world? Let's take a look at what the citizens in these countries ...
  34. 6 Discounts You Can Get For Paying Cash

    6 Discounts You Can Get For Paying Cash

    If you have the money in your pocket, it may get you a great deal on your purchase.
  35. 5 Ways To Save On Investments

    5 Ways To Save On Investments

    Many investors overpay to play the market. Learn ways to make your investment strategies cost less.
  36. 6 Ways Small Businesses Can Save On Taxes

    6 Ways Small Businesses Can Save On Taxes

    Save on year-end business taxes with these ideas: incorporate in another region, create an umbrella company, sell inventory ...
  37. Pay Taxes Like A Billionaire

    Pay Taxes Like A Billionaire

    The richest people know the ropes when it comes to paying as little in taxes as possible. Find out how you can do the same. ...
  38. Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Estate Planning: 16 Things To Do Before You Die

    Find out what you need to prepare to avoid serious estate planning mistakes.
  39. How Your Tax Rate Is Determined

    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.
  40. Taxation Rules For Bond Investors

    Taxation Rules For Bond Investors

    Several factors affect the taxable interest that must be reported. Learn more here.
  41. 11 Most Common Tax Mistakes

    11 Most Common Tax Mistakes

    These mistakes could lead you to pay more taxes or even get into trouble with Uncle Sam.
  42. Uncle Sam's Surprise: Unexpected Sources Of Taxable Income

    Uncle Sam's Surprise: Unexpected Sources Of Taxable Income

    When you get an unexpected check, don't be surprised when the tax man shows up to collect his share.
  43. How To Owe Nothing On Your Federal Tax Return

    How To Owe Nothing On Your Federal Tax Return

    You have the control to determine whether you owe in April. Learn more here.
  44. How To Compare The Costs Of Renting With Homeownership

    How To Compare The Costs Of Renting With Homeownership

    Trulia's "Rent Vs. Buy" index is a suitable, though not all-encompassing, tool for determining your next living arrangement. ...
  45. Capital Gains Tax 101

    Capital Gains Tax 101

    Find out how taxes are applied to your investment returns and how you can reduce your tax burden.
  46. How Big Corporations Avoid Big Tax Bills

    How Big Corporations Avoid Big Tax Bills

    How do companies manage to pay such low taxes? Just look at Google's 2.4% tax rate.
  47. 6 Tax Breaks That Anyone Can Claim

    6 Tax Breaks That Anyone Can Claim

    Tax deductions and credits aren't just for big companies. You might be surprised how many tax breaks apply to your return. ...
  48. How International Tax Rates Impact Your Investments

    How International Tax Rates Impact Your Investments

    International investors need to be aware of the staggering correlation between tax rates and economic performance.
  49. 2010: The Best Time To Die?

    2010: The Best Time To Die?

    This may be the year that will be least affected by estate taxes.
  50. Parties For Taxes: Republicans Vs. Democrats

    Parties For Taxes: Republicans Vs. Democrats

    Read about the political parties' differences in tax ideology, and how it can affect your paycheck.
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