Taxes

  1. 8 Little-Known Tax Deductions And Credits

    These little-known tax deductions can lead you to finding your own unique expenses that you didn't know you could claim.
  2. Approved: Paying Online Sales Tax

    States will now be allowed to collect sales taxes on purchases made from Internet-based retailers even if the retailer has ...
  3. 6 Tax Deductions That Might Get You Audited

    Incorrect or liberal interpretations of what you can write off will often lead to the IRS taking closer interest in your ...
  4. Taxable Rewards To Be Aware Of

    Find which benefits from reward programs count as income in the eyes of the IRS.
  5. Common Tax Mistakes To Avoid

    Find out what mistakes people often make on their returns, and how to avoid them on yours.
  6. 5 ETFs Flaws You Shouldn't Overlook

    Despite their popularity, exchange traded funds have some drawbacks that investors should know about.
  7. What Does Filing As Head Of Household Mean For Your Taxes?

    In order to file as head of household, you must meet several requirements. Find out whether being head of household comes ...
  8. Should Married Taxpayers File Together?

    The earned income credit is one tax incentive married couples filing a joint tax return can take advantage of. Is it a good ...
  9. Are You Really Eligible For The Earned Income Tax Credit?

    The amount of your earned income credit (EIC) is dependent upon how big your family is.
  10. How are capital gains and dividends taxed differently?

    The U.S. tax code gives similar treatment to dividends and capital gains, although this will change slightly in 2013. Currently, ...
  11. How Much Will Your Taxes Rise Based On Your Salary?

    Find out how high your taxes will rise this year.
  12. Are 401(k) loans taxed?

    Generally, any money you borrow from a 401(k) account is tax exempt. This feature is one of the reasons that - for critical ...
  13. How Tax Treatments Of ETFs Work

    Here is a look at how ETFs are taxed and the effects that the tax treatment of ETFs will have on investors when they purchase ...
  14. If a LEAP option is purchased and held for more than 12 months, is the tax treatment ...

    A LEAP (long-term equity anticipation security) is a call or put option that allows the buyer a long-term expiration on the ...
  15. 5 Rules To Follow If You Are Filing Taxes Yourself In 2013

    It is important to make sure that you cover all the bases when you decide to file without the financial expertise of a tax ...
  16. New Tax Laws To Watch Out For In 2013

    With a new year comes new laws, and in 2013 the U.S. government has implemented several changes to the tax code.
  17. Key Tax Breaks For Parents

    Parents should take notice of these important tax breaks in 2013.
  18. How Does The Affordable Care Act Affect Your Taxes In 2013?

    Here is a look at how the Affordable Care Act will affect your taxes in 2013 and beyond.
  19. Does Online Tax Software Really Save You Money?

    Both online tax software and tax professionals have their own set of advantages, but which one is actually better for your ...
  20. How does the government spend my taxes?

    Where does the government get all of the money it spends? From taxpayers. The government does not have its own money. Its ...
  21. Tax Variations Of The HEART Act

    The HEART Act is designed to allow service members and reservists make a smooth financial transition into active duty and ...
  22. How Tax Treatment Of ETFs Can Benefit Purchasers

    ETFs often post fewer and lower capital gains distributions than traditional mutual funds, because there is usually a much ...
  23. How To Play Dividends During The Fiscal Cliff

    Shifting to qualified investment vehicles and other viable investment strategies could help invstors defer, avoid or minimize ...
  24. A Look Into Proposition 30

    This article examines the newly-passed Prop 30 and what it means for residents of California.
  25. Dividend Facts You May Not Know

    Discover the issues that complicate these payouts for investors.
  26. Save Early For Retirement If You're A High Earner

    If you earn a high income, there are many ways you can save extra money for an early retirement.
  27. Fiscal Cliff Implications For Year-End Tax Planning

    If the U.S. goes over the fiscal cliff, how will it affect the taxes and tax planning of average citizens?
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    Faced with an overabundance of choices, many investors forget to stick to the basics.
  29. Rebalancing Your Portfolio For The Fiscal Cliff

    Here's a look into what you should focus on given that conditions are ripe for a possible "fiscal cliff."
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    Find out why money can sometimes be the perfect gift.
  31. How The Fiscal Cliff Could Affect Your Net Worth

    With upcoming changes in tax rates, is your net worth going to be affected?
  32. The Link Between The Fed, Money, Debt And Taxes

    Assets on the Fed's balance sheet, money supply level, national debt level and economic production should be maintained in ...
  33. Tax Credit For Plan Expenses Incurred By Small Businesses

    Determine whether your business is eligible to claim a tax credit for establishing a retirement plan.
  34. Who Does The Current Tax Code Benefit?

    Are the non-workers benefiting from the current tax code in any way or is it the wealthy who are still getting the big breaks?
  35. Saver's Tax Credit: A Retirement Savings Incentive

    Here's another reason to put money toward your retirement nest egg.
  36. Why You Shouldn't Die In 2013

    Increases in estate tax rates and possible fiscal cliff implications will make things more difficult when it comes to arrangements ...
  37. Retirement Plan Tax Form 8606: When To File

    If you have a Roth IRA, you are responsible for keeping track of your pretax versus after-tax assets.
  38. Overlooked Tax Deductions For 2012

    From jury duty to student loan interest, here are some deductions for 2012 that people may overlook.
  39. Avoiding Too Much Tax On Your Distributions

    IRA assets can't be taxed twice - find out how to avoid paying the second time around.
  40. Tax Treatment Of Ineligible IRA Rollovers

    Eager to save for retirement? Learn how to avoid overpayment penalties.
  41. How IRA Contributions Affect Your Taxes

    Learn how to work with the tax man to avoid getting gouged when you convert your plans.
  42. Clearing Up Tax Confusion For College Savings Accounts

    Put your kids through school without being hounded by the tax man.
  43. Tax-Efficient Wealth Transfer

    Taxpayers with large taxable estates were required to take steps to reduce them before 2011.
  44. Reasons Renting Is Better Than Buying

    Owning a home is much more expensive than renting. Here are the places where the costs differ greatly.
  45. Tax Credits For Families

    Sometimes it actually pays to have kids if you are looking for significant tax breaks.
  46. How To Qualify For The Home-Office Tax Deduction

    Homebodies can save big on their tax bill. Learn how to get in on the action.
  47. 6 Small Business Tax Changes For 2012

    Read on to find out what deductions, incentives and other tax laws have changed this year.
  48. How Property Taxes Are Calculated

    Understanding how property taxes work will ensure that you won't be overcharged.
  49. Present Your Clients With A Year-End Review

    If you want to build a better rapport with your clients, this is a good place to start.
  50. Tax Advice For Victims Of Superstorm Sandy

    As the eastern part of the United States cleans and rebuilds, tax-related issues are sure to arise for the millions affected ...
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