Tax Terminology

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  3. Tax Imposter Scams on the Rise This Tax Season

    A growing scam is the tax impostor one, according to the Better Business Bureau. ...
  4. Retirees: Beware of These 6 IRS Red Flags

    Tax audits are stressful and can result in expensive fines. Here are six things to ...
  5. The New Corporate Inversion Rules' Biggest Losers

    The U.S. Treasury Department's crackdown on inversions will scuttle big deals and ...
  6. Tax-Season Home Stretch: Last-Minute Deductions

    April 18th is almost here, but it's still not too late to find some last-minute deductions. ...
  1. ETF Dividends: The Lowdown on How They're Taxed

    Here's the rundown on how different ETF dividends are taxed.
  2. EU Probes Tax Laws To Catch Corporate Cheaters

    Recently, the EU has launched an investigation into tax deals between Amazon and ...
  1. Can the IRS take your house?

    Understand why a person would have his home seized by the IRS and what he can do to avoid it. Learn about the seizure process ...
  2. Can the IRS garnish your tax refund?

    Understand whether the IRS can legally garnish a person's tax returns. Learn the priority for garnishing wages for state ...
  3. What are some of the arguments against a value added tax (VAT)?

    Discover some of the arguments against a value-added tax. Like other tax systems, the value-added tax has strengths and weaknesses.
  4. What are the differences between regressive, proportional and progressive taxes?

    Understand the differences between the most common tax systems including regressive taxes, proportional taxes and progressive ...
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