Taxes

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    Estate planning for same-sex couples requires extra effort and legal assistance.
  2. 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 tax revenues as a percentage of GDP.
  3. 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.
  4. Unemployed? Stay Home And Do Some Financial Housecleaning

    These financial strategies will ensure that while you're unemployed you get your finances in order.
  5. 4 Taxes That Didn't Exist 40 Years Ago

    Americans have always had to pay taxes - it's how the country keeps running - but the continual addition of 'new taxes' is where it gets interesting.
  6. Estate Planning Law Changes You Need To Know

    When organizing your affairs, you'll need to be aware of tax rates and other regulations.
  7. 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, let's take a look at who is paying now.
  8. Highest Corporate Taxes By Sector

    The amount a U.S. company pays in tax depends upon the sector it is in.
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    Dividend capture strategies provide an alternative investment approach to income seeking investors.
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  12. Disclaiming Inherited Plan Assets

    There are some good reasons for choosing not to accept the funds, but be sure you follow the proper process.
  13. When You Should Change Your Withholding Tax

    When there are major changes in your life, you should adjust your withholding to ensure you aren't paying too much in taxes.
  14. Pros And Cons Of Offshore Investing

    Tax loopholes are shrinking, but there are still plenty of viable prospects. Get the big picture.
  15. 7 Reasons To Review Or Revise Your Will

    Drafting a will and locking it away for good could negatively affect your beneficiaries.
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  18. Retirement Savings: Tax-Deferred Or Tax-Exempt?

    There advantages and disadvantages to both types of savings accounts. Find out which one is right for you.
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    Find out what factors you should weigh when searching for income-producing real estate.
  20. What is the double taxation of dividends?

    After all is said and done, companies that have made a profit can do one of two things with the excess cash. They can (1) take the money and reinvest it to earn even more money, or (2) take the excess funds and divide them among the company's owners, the shareholders, in the form of a dividend.
  21. How are life insurance proceeds taxed?

    Generally, life insurance death benefits that are paid out to a beneficiary in lump sum are not included as income to the recipient of the life insurance payout. This tax-free exclusion also covers death benefits payment made under endowment contracts, worker's compensation insurance contracts, employer's ...
  22. What To Do If You Get Audited

    If you're in the minority of those that get audited, find out how to prepare and how to handle the process.
  23. The $100 Million House: What It Really Costs

    Billionaire Yuri Milner just broke the record for the highest priced sale of a single family home in America - but it's even more expensive that it sounds.
  24. 4 Ways To Minimize Estate Taxes

    These four strategies will ensure that most of your money goes to your loved ones, and not to the government.
  25. Is Your Small Business Really A Hobby?

    Make sure that your business follows IRS guidelines and stays out of hobby territory in order to make the best use of any losses that occur.
  26. 5 Groups That Don't Pay Taxes

    Now that you've paid your share, find out who didn't have to pay taxes this year.
  27. Why People Don't Lie On Their Tax Returns

    Studies show people are overwhelmingly truthful when it comes to their tax filing, even when lying would benefit them.
  28. 6 Places To Retire For Low Income Taxes

    These states offer unique tax benefits for their long-term citizens.
  29. Do Canadians Really Pay More Taxes Than Americans?

    We look at the difference in tax rates and services offered on both sides of the border.
  30. 7 Homeowner Costs Renters Don't Pay

    There are many factors to consider when comparing buying to renting. Learn more here.
  31. Donations: How To Maximize Your Tax Deduction

    Donating to charity is a great way to show your giving spirit and save money on your taxes at the same time.
  32. 5 Tricks For Lowering Your Property Tax

    Find out what steps you can take to reduce your bill.
  33. Tax Preparation Fees: How Much Is Too Much?

    These are the five most important variables to consider, when deciding if a tax preparer is charging a reasonable amount for services.
  34. 5 Sources Of Income You Aren't Claiming - But Should

    There are many types of taxable benefits that you may receive on a regular basis on which Uncle Sam wants to take his share.
  35. The Great Canadian Tax Quiz

    How much do you know about the taxes you pay? Here's a list of 10 tax questions to test your knowledge.
  36. Betting On March Madness? Watch Out For The Tax Man

    Gambling on your office bracket is one thing, but gambling on your tax bracket is another. Learn how to keep more of your winnings, while keeping the IRS happy.
  37. How To Choose The Right Executor For Your Estate

    Making a careful choice now can save your heirs from a lot of problems later.
  38. Simple Last-Minute Tax Tips

    A little preparation and organization can take the stress out of last-minute tax filing.
  39. 4 Ways To Give Back With Your Tax Refund

    Many people choose to invest or save their tax refund, but have you considered using the money to improve the lives of others? Find out how to do some good with your tax refund this year.
  40. The Impact Of U.S. Corporate Taxation On Investment Decisions And CFC Transfer Pricing

    To avoid taxation, businesses do careful tax planning, taking into consideration more than one country's taxation system.
  41. 5 Ways To Double Your Tax Refund

    Many companies offer incentives that allow you to multiply your tax refund - at a price. Here are five of the more popular promotions this year.
  42. Tax Rules For Resident And Nonresident Aliens

    This article examines the definition and tax treatment of these types of non-U.S. citizens.
  43. Investing Tips For DINKs

    It sounds like an insult, but many count being a DINK as a financial advantage.
  44. The Small Business Jobs Act: Make It Work For You

    Understanding how to manage business credit is the key to obtaining small business loans.
  45. Top Tax Tips For Retirees

    Filing your taxes during retirement can be just as time consuming as when you were employed. We have some tips to help you out.
  46. Jobless In 2010? 6 Tax Breaks You Can't Miss

    These tax deductions can help soften the blow of unemployment.
  47. 6 Corporate Tax Loops Obama Wants To Close

    The Obama Administration wants to close corporate tax loopholes while possibly lowering the corporate tax rate to be more competitive with other nations.
  48. The Truth About IRS Tax Settlement Firms

    These companies claim that they can reduce or even eliminate what you owe to the IRS. Find out the facts behind this alluring fiction.
  49. 5 Ways To Receive Your Tax Refund

    Taxpayers in the U.S. can receive their income tax refund in many different forms - checks, debit cards, savings bonds and direct deposits. Find out which one is right for you.
  50. 6 Ways To Write Off Your Car Expenses

    Reduce the cost of owning and maintaining a car with these clever tax tips.
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