Taxes

  1. What is the double taxation of dividends?

    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) ...
  2. How are life insurance proceeds taxed?

    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 ...
  3. What To Do If You Get Audited

    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.
  4. The $100 Million House: What It Really Costs

    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 ...
  5. 4 Ways To Minimize Estate Taxes

    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.
  6. 5 Groups That Don't Pay Taxes

    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.
  7. Why People Don't Lie On Their Tax Returns

    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.
  8. Is Your Small Business Really A Hobby?

    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 ...
  9. 6 Places To Retire For Low Income Taxes

    6 Places To Retire For Low Income Taxes

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

    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.
  11. 7 Homeowner Costs Renters Don't Pay

    7 Homeowner Costs Renters Don't Pay

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

    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.
  13. 5 Tricks For Lowering Your Property Tax

    5 Tricks For Lowering Your Property Tax

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

    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 ...
  15. 5 Sources Of Income You Aren't Claiming - But Should

    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. ...
  16. The Great Canadian Tax Quiz

    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.
  17. Betting On March Madness? Watch Out For The Tax Man

    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 ...
  18. How To Choose The Right Executor For Your Estate

    How To Choose The Right Executor For Your Estate

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

    Simple Last-Minute Tax Tips

    A little preparation and organization can take the stress out of last-minute tax filing.
  20. 4 Ways To Give Back With Your Tax Refund

    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? ...
  21. The Impact Of U.S. Corporate Taxation On Investment Decisions And CFC Transfer Pricing

    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. ...
  22. 5 Ways To Double Your Tax Refund

    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 ...
  23. Tax Rules For Resident And Nonresident Aliens

    Tax Rules For Resident And Nonresident Aliens

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

    Investing Tips For DINKs

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

    The Small Business Jobs Act: Make It Work For You

    Understanding how to manage business credit is the key to obtaining small business loans.
  26. Jobless In 2010? 6 Tax Breaks You Can't Miss

    Jobless In 2010? 6 Tax Breaks You Can't Miss

    These tax deductions can help soften the blow of unemployment.
  27. Top Tax Tips For Retirees

    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 ...
  28. 6 Corporate Tax Loops Obama Wants To Close

    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 ...
  29. The Truth About IRS Tax Settlement Firms

    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 ...
  30. 6 Ways To Write Off Your Car Expenses

    6 Ways To Write Off Your Car Expenses

    Reduce the cost of owning and maintaining a car with these clever tax tips.
  31. 5 Ways To Receive Your Tax Refund

    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 ...
  32. How To Calculate The Tax You Owe

    How To Calculate The Tax You Owe

    Learn the basic information you need to calculate the taxes you'll owe the government this tax season.
  33. How Governments Influence Markets

    How Governments Influence Markets

    The biggest influence in the markets today can create some unintended consequences.
  34. Best Solutions For An Unexpected Tax Bill

    Best Solutions For An Unexpected Tax Bill

    Finding out you owe when you expected a refund is a nasty shock. Find out how to cope with the bad news.
  35. Tax Deductions You May Be Missing

    Tax Deductions You May Be Missing

    Knowing the tax deductions you're entitled to can make or break your bank account.
  36. 5 Things To Consider When Choosing Where To Retire

    5 Things To Consider When Choosing Where To Retire

    Climate, taxes and property values all play a part in selecting the best places to retire.
  37. Dividend Tax Rates: What Investors Need To Know

    Dividend Tax Rates: What Investors Need To Know

    Find out how legislation enacted in 2003 is benefiting both investors and corporations, and when it's scheduled to expire. ...
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    A "Kiddie Tax" Overview For Parents

    Understanding how children are taxed is very important when it comes to saving for their college education.
  39. What You Need To Know About Capital Gains And Taxes

    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.
  40. Taxpayers The IRS Is Targeting This Year

    Taxpayers The IRS Is Targeting This Year

    The IRS does not treat all tax returns equally - find out if you are in danger of being audited.
  41. 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 ...
  42. 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 ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. 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. ...
  45. 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.
  46. 10 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

    10 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

    Running your own business has both personal and financial perks.
  47. 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. ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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.
  50. The Ultimate Tax-Time Checklist

    The Ultimate Tax-Time Checklist

    Find out what information you need to pull together before filling out your return.
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