Taxes

  1. Retirement Living: Renting Vs. Home Ownership

    Here are three simple questions you should consider when weighing this decision.
  2. How To File A Canadian Tax Return

    The process for filing a Canadian tax return is easy and streamlined. Here is the information you need to know before filing.
  3. Can You Handle A Home-Based Business?

    Find out if you have the traits to be a top entrepreneur.
  4. I recently got married and now we (together) have two houses (hers and mine). I have ...

    According to Jared R. Callister, a former attorney-advisor to the United States Tax Court and current tax attorney for the California firm Fishman Larsen Goldring and Zeitler, because you've owned your home for more than one year, any gains will be treated as a long-term capital gain, and are subject ...
  5. 5 Of The Biggest Celebrity Tax Evaders

    Here are five celebrities who found themselves on the wrong end of a tax audit. Some of these celebrities faced fines, while others did jail time.
  6. Why The Same Goods Have Different Prices Around The World

    Some items like electronics and automobiles have vastly different prices in different countries. Here's a look at why.
  7. How Entrepreneurs Can Save On Taxes

    These commonly overlooked tax breaks and deductions can add up to big savings for entrepreneurs.
  8. Tips For Transferring A House Title

    Transferring a house title can be complicated at times. Here are some guidelines to help you get through the process.
  9. Best States For Company Headquarters

    Texas, Florida, Virginia and Utah are considered to be some of the best states to do business in. Find out why.
  10. A Tax Primer For Homeowners

    Go beyond interest and find out how mortgage points affect your taxable income.
  11. How Paul Ryan's Proposed Plans Will Affect Americans

    Romney's running mate wants to reduce government spending and entitlement programs. What does this mean for the average American?
  12. Top 10 Life Insurance Myths

    The most difficult aspect of this complex product is determining how much coverage you need and why.
  13. 7 Misconceptions About Sales Tax Holidays

    Sales tax holidays can offer consumers a lot of savings. Here's what consumers need to know about saving money on sales taxes.
  14. Forex Taxation Basics

    Trading forex can make for a confusing time organizing your taxes. These simple steps will keep everything straight.
  15. Countries With The Highest Tax Rates

    Find out how America compares to other nations when it comes to factors such as overall tax burden and total number of hours spent on taxes.
  16. How To Reduce Taxes On ETF Gains

    Boost your returns by learning the tax tricks and loopholes for your exchange-traded funds.
  17. Deducting Your Donations

    Generosity may be its own reward, but some charitable giving also provides personal tax benefits.
  18. 5 Ways You're Paying Too Much To Invest

    You can't control what the markets will do in the future, but you do have some control over how much you pay to invest.
  19. Baffling Ways The Government Spends Tax Dollars

    You won't believe how the federal government spends your hard-earned money.
  20. Gifting Your Retirement Assets To Charity

    There are several things to consider when it comes to this type of charitable giving. Make sure you're well informed.
  21. How Healthcare Reform Will Affect Taxes

    The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act will affect many American taxpayers and have other financial impacts. Here are some things you will need to know.
  22. 10 Estate Planning Tips For Women

    Estate planning is important for women because they often live longer than men and tend to make less money on average.
  23. Income Relating: A New Concept In Medicare

    You can retire, but you can never retire from income tax planning.
  24. Top 7 Estate Planning Mistakes

    Many people try to avoid this process altogether, making things difficult for heirs.
  25. Ways To Save Money On Childcare

    Here's how to get the most out of your money when it comes to taking care of your child.
  26. 5 Retirement-Wrecking Moves

    These common mistakes can sabotage your nest egg and your plans for retiring.
  27. 6 Ways To Lose Your Estate

    Find out why you shouldn't put off putting your affairs in order.
  28. Tax Rules For Renting Out Your Vacation Home

    Here's a rundown of the specific tax rules that apply to homeowners renting out a vacation property.
  29. Taking Advantage Of Property Tax Abatement Programs

    Increase your home's value without increasing your property taxes.
  30. 10 States With High Sales Taxes

    Most states have sales taxes of some kind for goods and services. Here's a rundown of the states that have the highest sales taxes.
  31. Not All Retirement Accounts Should Be Tax-Deferred

    It may be better to leave your assets exposed to the tax man when you're saving to retire.
  32. Should You Convert Your IRA?

    Discover the factors you must weigh to make this decision.
  33. What The New Gift Tax Rules Will Mean

    The lifetime maximum for gift taxes is $5.12 million. However, it could drop to $1 million. Here's what that will mean.
  34. How The Ex-Patriot Act May Affect You

    This new legislation targets high-net-worth U.S. citizens who want to renounce their citizenship to avoid paying certain taxes.
  35. Mutual Funds That Reduce Your Taxes

    It may be best to opt for ETFs over mutual funds, which allow wiser investors to reduce their tax obligations.
  36. Everything You Should Know About Corporate-Owned Life Insurance

    This type of insurance is a policy taken out on you by your company. Read on to find what it's all about.
  37. Renouncing Your Citizenship: Madness Or Sanity?

    Here's a breakdown of when it might be a good idea to give up your citizenship.
  38. Avoiding A Big Tax Bill On Real Estate Gains

    Installment sales allow sellers to defer taxes on real estate profits.
  39. Canada: A New Frontier For Real Estate Investors

    This property market is easy to access and provides profitable opportunities.
  40. Best States To Start Your Business In

    The best state for your business may not be as obvious as you think.
  41. Start Over With The IRS

    If you're struggling to pay back taxes, try a fresh start with the IRS. They really can help.
  42. If you have a house that is under your company name and you want to sell it back ...

    The answer to this question really depends on the type of legal entity your business is operated through. Businesses may be operated as any of the following legal entities: Traditional "C" Corporation S Corporation Single-Member Limited Liability Company which is taxed as a sole proprietorship ...
  43. Can The IRS Restrict Your Travels?

    The U.S. Senate recently allowed a measure for the IRS to revoke your passport. Here's what you need to know.
  44. 5 Services To Usher In New Clients

    Discover ways in which advisors are increasingly choosing to promote their businesses.
  45. America's Most Outrageous Tax Loopholes

    From rent-a-cow tax breaks to NASCAR write-offs, check out some of America's silliest tax loopholes.
  46. How Large Corporations Get Around Paying Taxes

    With the high tax rate of 35% imposed on large corporations in America, these companies still end up paying way below this rate.
  47. Why The Complex U.S. Tax Code Won't Be Simplified

    The tax code is 5296 pages long, and it still hasn't been abridged by Congress. Find out why.
  48. Are Hybrid Vehicles Worth The Extra Cost?

    Hybrids will save you money on gas, but with their list prices being much higher than non-hybrids, you may want to do the math before signing.
  49. Sprint's Tax Problems And Investment Risk

    Sprint's recent tax issues are a reminder for investors to consider corporate taxes as a risk factor in their stock.
  50. Reporting Your Interest Income

    Find out how your accounts are taxed and which forms you need.
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  2. Differences Between Private Foundations And Public Charities

    Here's a look at the differences between these types of charitable organizations.
  3. How To Monetize Your YouTube Channel

    YouTube's Partner Program helps users earn money through their channels. Find out how.
  4. The World's Most Valuable Private Companies

    In spite of the rewards going public can bring, some companies prefer to remain private, and they are very successful in this.
  5. Is Cyber Monday The New Black Friday?

    Cyber Monday is becoming more popular than Black Friday. Here's why.
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