Taxes

  1. Why America's Taxes Are Too Low

    The solution to America's economic woes may not be in lowering taxes further, but may, in fact, lie in increasing them.
  2. Overlooked Tax Deductions

    Here are four deductions that you might not know about. Read on to save a bit of money.
  3. 7 Tax Terms Explained

    As the tax season begins, there are certain words you need to know. Read on to see what they are.
  4. Taxable Events You Didn't Know You Were Creating

    Understanding the implications of these events can help you plan your finances and, in some cases, save you from paying taxes ...
  5. Increase Your Disposable Income

    Here are four quick and easy ways to up your spending money.
  6. Places To Find Free Help For Taxes

    Are you in need of free tax help? If so, here are some of the best places to look
  7. Surviving The IRS Audit

    Keeping thorough records and knowing the penalties make this experience easier than you'd expect.
  8. Safe Tax Planning For High-Net-Worth Filers

    Planning is essential for the affluent seeking tax breaks. Get to know the legal strategies for saving more.
  9. Should You File An Early Tax Return?

    When it comes to filing your taxes, it can often pay to wait until the deadline.
  10. The Most Outrageous Taxes

    Some very strange things have been taxed over the years. Here are some of the strangest.
  11. Tax Tips For First-Time Filers

    Here is a quick rundown on what you need to know if you're filing your taxes for the first time.
  12. 5 Estate Planning Tips

    These tips can help you reduce taxes on your estate and ensure that your last wishes are closely met.
  13. How Getting A Raise Affects Your Taxes

    Many people think they may actually make less overall because they are paying more taxes.
  14. Small Business Tax Obligations: Payroll Taxes

    Don't leave it up to your accountant - owners are ultimately responsible for fulfilling tax obligations.
  15. Don't Count On An Inheritance

    If you're fortunate enough to receive an inheritance at all, it might not be nearly as large as you expect.
  16. Get A Tax Credit For Your Foreign Investments

    The foreign tax credit provides a break on investment income made and taxed in a foreign country.
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  18. Finding A Retirement-Friendly State

    Which states are tax-effective retirement locales? It depends on the source of your retirement income.
  19. Spoil Your Grandkids, Cut Your Tax Bill

    Helping your grandchildren save for college is a way to spoil them and reap some benefits yourself.
  20. Next Season, File Taxes On Your Own

    Master these fundamentals and you'll be doing your own taxes with minimal stress.
  21. Tablets To 1040s: How Taxes Began

    Ever dream of a world without tax? It existed - 3,000 years ago.
  22. 5 Unusual Sales Taxes You Need To Avoid

    Here are five unusual taxes and ways that you can avoid them.
  23. How To Deduct Property Taxes

    Find out how you can deduct property taxes.
  24. Avoid Tricky Tax Issues On Municipal Bonds

    Learn the rules every investor should know before buying into this "tax-free" investment.
  25. Bursting Boomers' Inheritance Dreams

    Waiting for a big payload from an aging relative? The chance of cashing in is lower than you think.
  26. Use Real Estate To Put Off Tax Bills

    Find out how you can build wealth and reduce your taxes.
  27. How To Claim A Dependent On Your Tax Return

    If you are a caregiver, get to know the rules for claiming a dependent before filing your taxes.
  28. Form 9465: Don't Pay Your Back Taxes Without It

    This form can lighten your tax load if you owe Uncle Sam.
  29. How Taxes Affect The Economy

    Learn how tax changes have historically affected the economy over the past three decades.
  30. How The Wealthy Slash Their Income Tax Bills

    Many of these tax-minimization strategies can be used by anyone. Find out how you can pay taxes like a millionaire.
  31. An Overview Of Itemized Deductions

    Not taking the standard deduction this year could save you hundreds of dollars.
  32. Using Tax Lots: A Way To Minimize Taxes

    The method of identifying cost basis can help you to get the most out of reduced tax rates.
  33. 5 Last-Minute Ways To Maximize Your Tax Deductions

    With tax season right around the corner, here are some ways to increase your tax deductions.
  34. Tax Credits And Deductions For Parents

    Your children can help you save on your taxes with these credits and deductions.
  35. Does Tax Loss Harvesting Really Work?

    This is a regular December tradition for investors, but it may not actually provide any benefit.
  36. 8 Reasons To Dump A Mutual Fund

    Buy and hold is not forever. Find out when it pays to sell your fund and move on.
  37. Starting Early With Financial Planning

    You can achieve your financial goals if you start early enough. Here are some tips.
  38. How To Find The Right Tax Preparer

    Choosing the right tax preparer for your needs is extremely important. However, many are not up to the task, so you need ...
  39. 5 Expenses You Want to Be Deductible But Aren't

    Here are five expenses that many taxpayers often try to claim only to find out that their deductions are denied.
  40. Don't Put Off Your Year-End Tax Plan

    From sales tax deductions to credit reports, check out what items should be on your financial checklist.
  41. How To Claim Home Office Expenses

    There are many factors to determine what home office deductions can be made towards your small business. Planning ensures ...
  42. Countries With The Highest And Lowest Taxes

    If you think your taxes are high, you may be surprised. Discover the countries with the highest and lowest taxes.
  43. Top Estate Planning Tips For Same-Sex Couples

    Estate planning for same-sex couples requires extra effort and legal assistance.
  44. Countries With The Highest Taxes

    If you thought your taxes as an American were high, think again. Here's a list of the top five countries with the highest ...
  45. 5 Steps To Forming A Tax-Exempt Nonprofit Corporation

    Before you tackle this challenge, know the challenges of forming and operating an official nonprofit organization.
  46. Unemployed? Stay Home And Do Some Financial Housecleaning

    These financial strategies will ensure that while you're unemployed you get your finances in order.
  47. Estate Planning Law Changes You Need To Know

    When organizing your affairs, you'll need to be aware of tax rates and other regulations.
  48. Taxes: Who Pays And How Much?

    When it comes to taxes, the debate is endless on who pays what, especially in Congress. With no new initiatives in sight, ...
  49. Highest Corporate Taxes By Sector

    The amount a U.S. company pays in tax depends upon the sector it is in.
  50. How To Use The Dividend Capture Strategy

    Dividend capture strategies provide an alternative investment approach to income seeking investors.
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