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  1. Uber — Safer Than a Regular Taxi?

    In some ways, the Uber app ensures a safer ride for passengers, but in certain cities, Uber's standards are lower than those ...
  2. Taxes in New York for Small Business: The Basics

    Learn how small businesses are taxed in New York, and understand how tax rates vary based on whether the business is an S ...
  3. 12 Reasons IRS Refunds Are Delayed

    A tax refund can be a nice post-tax reward, but if it's taking too long to arrive, here are the most likely reasons for the ...
  4. How American Expats Are Taxed

    Learn what tax forms American expats are required to file, what tax breaks and deductions are available, and what potential ...
  5. Taxes in California for Small Business: The Basics

    Understand the tax implications of running a small business in California, and learn which state taxes apply based on business ...
  6. The 7 Best States For Property Taxes, and Why

    Understand why some states have high property taxes while others have low property taxes. Learn about the states with the ...
  7. 8 States With Estate Taxes

    Understand the difference between the federal estate tax and state-specific estate taxes. Learn about some of the worst states ...
  8. Taxes in Oregon for Small Business: The Basics

    Learn the tax laws for small businesses in Oregon, and understand the different types of taxes small business owners face ...
  9. Comparing Long-Term vs. Short-Term Capital Gain Tax Rates

    Learn about the difference between short- and long-term capital gains and how the duration of your investment can impact ...
  10. Taxes in Texas for Small Business: The Basics

    Learn the tax implications for small businesses in Texas, and discover how different types of small businesses, such as LLCs ...
  11. Ways to Invest in Uber before It Goes Public (TAXI)

    A review of different strategies to profit off the success or failure of ride-sharing giant Uber before its IPO.
  12. 2 Ways Hedge Funds Avoid Paying Taxes

    Learn about two strategies hedge funds use to minimize their tax liabilities. Read why some hedge funds are in the reinsurance ...
  13. Taxes in Florida for Small Businesses: The Basics

    Learn why Florida's tax laws make it an attractive place to start a small business, and understand the types of taxes a small ...
  14. The Top 10 Caribbean Tax Havens

    Discover relevant tax policy information about the top 10 tax havens located in the Caribbean, including the Cayman Islands ...
  15. 5 Ways to Reduce Your Taxes After a Windfall Gain

    Windfall income is a welcome padding to any bank account, but plan for the government's share before you start spending.
  16. Here's How to Deduct Your Stock Losses From Your Tax Bill

    Learn the proper procedure for deducting stock investing losses, and get some tips on how to strategically take losses to ...
  17. 7 Ways to Create a Tax-Efficient Portfolio

    Taxes may be a necessary evil, but that doesn't mean they can't be reduced. Here's a host of smart moves today's investors ...
  18. START-UP NY: How a Tax-Free Zone Would Work

    START-UP NY is an initiative designed to attract companies to New York State by giving them 10 years of tax breaks. Sounds ...
  19. How Shackling Offshore Banks Will Impact You

    FATCA regulations have cast a wide net on offshore banking activities, and many innocent account holders might get caught ...
  20. How to Tax The Cloud: An Economic and Legal Riddle

    Various states have been trying to figure out how to tax cloud-based services, but they just might be opening an economic ...
  21. Tax-Efficient Strategies For International Clients

    In a globalized world, international clients seek to diversify holdings by accessing U.S. markets. Creative strategies will ...
  22. How Does a Tax-Free Exchange Work?

    In regards to the sale of property, particularly in real estate, a 1031 exchange is increasingly being recognized for its ...
  23. Tax Evasion Plagues Greece

    Contrary to what some may think, Greece’s debt problems are not due to extravagant spending by the government, but to insufficient ...
  24. How Long Bankruptcy Will Affect You

    How long will the sad chapter of bankruptcy impact the rest of your life?
  25. The Purpose of IRS Form 990

    Want a picture of an organization's activities? This annual form, open to the public, sums up everything from salaries paid ...
  26. The Purpose of IRS Form 1023

    To be treated as a tax-exempt organization, start by filling out this form.
  27. The Purpose of IRS Form 8949

    Selling a painting or that lake property? Disposing of your fossil fuel stocks? You need to know about this IRS form.
  28. A Look at the Cost and Tax Treatment of College

    Is there more we can do to improve the affordability of post-secondary education? We take a look at how students and colleges ...
  29. What's Wrong with the American Tax System

    American's are highly taxed and we still run a deficit. We explain why.
  30. The Purpose of IRS Form 2848

    It's a power of attorney tax form and here's what it can, and cannot, do.
  31. The Purpose of IRS Form 5498

    If you have an IRA, you'll be getting this form. Here's the useful information it contains.
  32. The Purpose of IRS Form 1040

    Most U.S. taxpayers will be familiar with the 1040. By the end of filling it out, you'll know how much tax you owe, or what ...
  33. The Benefits Of Corporate Inversion

    Many U.S. companies have found it advantageous to relocate their headquarters rather than face the highest corporate tax ...
  34. Are You Paying Too Much in Taxes?

    Overpaying taxes amounts to an interest-free loan to the government. Here are some ways to avoid that scenario.
  35. How Private Equity and Hedge Funds are Taxed

    Private equity and hedge funds offer an appealing tax structure for those who can afford to invest in them. Here's why.
  36. How Inheritances Are Taxed

    The tax implications of an inheritance can be complex. Here's what beneficiaries need to know.
  37. Is Uber The Future Of The Taxi Industry?

    More specifically, can the taxi industry survive the growth of Uber?
  38. A Guide to Taxes and Reverse Mortgages

    It pays to know the tax benefits from getting a reverse mortgage. Two major considerations: Are the proceeds taxable and ...
  39. 8 Things To Know Before Hiring Household Help

    Here's how to avoid the legal, tax and trust issues that can trap you when you become an employer.
  40. Understanding Tax Rules For Household Help

    Hiring household workers can be a complicated process. Know what the government requires so you can prevent penalties and ...
  41. Corporate Inversion: How It Works

    Large corporations are making all kinds of moves to decrease expenses and increase profits in an increasingly competitive ...
  42. IRS Refund Lost? Here's What to Do

    Don't panic. There are a number of reasons your refund might be delayed – and solutions for each.
  43. Will Uber Replace Airport Taxis?

    Is Uber ready to move into airport cab service or is it too soon? The company is burning investor cash at astronomical rates, ...
  44. How Stock Options Are Taxed & Reported

    That depends on the type of stock option you have. A rundown of the tax treatment for statutory and nonstatutory, or non-qualified, ...
  45. How Are Futures & Options Taxed?

    We present a basic introduction to the US tax processes of futures and options.
  46. HD Vest Financial Services: An Overview

    Here's what you need to know about HD Vest Financial Services.
  47. Taxation On Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plans

    The tax savings of non-qualified deferred compensation plans are not the only tax fact you need to know before signing up ...
  48. How Flexible Spending Accounts Work

    ... And why using a FSA can help you beat the high cost of health care.
  49. Tax Treatment For Call & Put Options

    A brief intro to the complex US tax rules governing call and put options with examples of some common scenarios.
  50. A Tax Barrier for Working Women in Japan

    A type of tax deduction for Japanese stay-at-home wives puts a barrier on women working full time in the country.
  51. Top Tax Advantages of Buying a Home

    Don't forget these deductions and credits that homeowners can use to reduce their tax bill.
  52. Best Ways To Invest Tax Free

    When you're ready to invest, start by looking at these 4 tax-advantaged ways to build your portfolio and your future.
  53. Are Taxes the Solution for Income Inequality?

    Income inequality continues to increase. Why? And are taxes the solution?
  54. Tips on Charitable Contributions: Limits and Taxes

    An overview of the limits and tax deductions of charitable donations.
  55. How Do IRS Audits Work?

    It doesn't automatically mean an IRS agent will be ringing your doorbell. Here are the different types of IRS audits and ...
  56. Switzerland's Declining Tax Haven Appeal

    Switzerland's tax haven allure is being threatened by efforts by the US and other governments to make Swiss banks give up ...
  57. 5 Tax Breaks Overlooked By Small Business Owners

    If you're a small business owner, note these potential tax deductibles so that you don't pay taxes that could have been extra ...
  58. How Do Tax Exemptions Work In Your Favor?

    To lower your tax bill, make sure that you're taking all the exemptions that apply to you.
  59. The Fundamentals of Draghinomics

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has introduced a set of reforms aimed at reviving the eurozone economy.
  60. The Fundamentals Of Abenomics

    Abenomics is Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's aggressive, three-pillared economic policy.
  61. Tax Preparer vs. Software: How to Choose

    Every taxpayer – and every year – is different, so here are four factors to help you decide whether a tax pro or software ...
  62. Filling Out Form 4562, Step-By-Step

    Step-by-step, how to fill out the depreciation and amortization form for your business tax return.
  63. How Government Budgetary Decisions Impact the Public Sector

    Issues facing the public sector are not unlike some issues facing America’s oldest and largest companies, but with larger ...
  64. Get The Most From Your Tax Refund

    Consider using the bulk of your refund to take care of long-term needs, like saving for retirement or college.
  65. Top 10 Tax Filing Mistakes – And How to Avoid Them

    What are the worst tax filing mistakes people make? Tax expert and attorney Barbara E. Weltman points out 10 common ones ...
  66. Corporate Tax Inversion

    U.S. companies like Burger King use corporate tax inversion to take advantage of lower taxes abroad.
  67. Pros And Cons Of Annual Tax-Loss Harvesting

    With the end of the year upon investors are looking for ways to reduce their tax bill. One tactic that is often used is tax-loss ...
  68. Five Tax Law Changes In 2015 You Need To Know

    Increased 401(k) limits can help savers put away more money for retirement in 2015—but some new restrictions are coming for ...
  69. Top Government Tax Breaks For College Graduates

    Even if you graduate from college with a heavy debt load – especially if you do – use these tax benefits to ease your transition ...
  70. 7 Ways To Minimize Your 2014 Taxes By December 31

    The year's not quite over yet. See whether taking any of these steps would leave you owing less in 2014 taxes, come April.
  71. Fund-Raising Ideas For Nonprofits

    Top fund-raising strategies for nonprofit organizations
  72. Taxi Industry: Pros & Cons Of UBER And Other E-Hail Apps

    The use of E-Hail apps to arrange taxi pick-ups is reshaping the personal transportation industry, and creating a new set ...
  73. Overall Tax Burden By State

    Start here, to research states with the heaviest tax burdens. The charts below compare them by income tax, sales tax and ...
  74. States With The Biggest (And Smallest) Tax Burden

    If you're considering moving, here's a list of the states with the highest - and lowest - tax burdens.
  75. The Most Helpful Tools On The IRS.gov Website

    Don’t waste your time wading through the slew of private and corporate tax websites out there. Go straight to the source: ...
  76. The Top Nonprofit Organizations

    Did you know basketball and volleyball were invented by instructors at a charity?
  77. When To Declare Bankruptcy

    When is bankruptcy the best or only route– and when is it better to look at alternative solutions? And should you always ...
  78. File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Chapter 7 is the "liquidation" form of bankruptcy. When people file for Chapter 7, the trustee may sell some of the filer's ...
  79. Changes In Tax Legislation And Regulation

    Keeping on top of these amendments can help you avoid penalties and take advantage of benefits.
  80. How to Hire a Bankruptcy Lawyer

    How do you find the right bankruptcy lawyer? What you should look for to determine the right attorney for you.
  81. Getting A Job As The Tax Man

    If you'd like the IRS to pay you some money for a change, consider a career working in taxes.
  82. Tax-Free Savings Accounts And Instruments

    There aren't many places where you can save your money tax free, but there are a few. Check out these savings accounts and ...
  83. 5 Horrific Things That Can Haunt Your Finances

    Check out a few of the scariest financial disasters and find out what you can do to protect yourself.
  84. How To Appeal Your IRS Audit

    The auditor's review isn't always the last word. Many taxpayers who are audited can successfully appeal their audits and ...
  85. The Purpose Of 1099 Forms

    The need for 1099 forms and why you must track the income reported on them. If you don't, the IRS will find it anyway and ...
  86. Debt Consolidation: When It Helps, When It Doesn't

    Here's the smart way to use a debt consolidation to get your financial life back on track
  87. The Purpose Of The IRS W-4 Form

    Why do you need to fill out a W-4 form and what does the IRS do with it?
  88. How A Company Files With The SEC

    Filing with the SEC is not as complicated as you might thing -- just be meticulous about following the steps.
  89. Why Gasoline Costs What It Does

    The next time you have to dig deep into your wallet to fill your gas tank at least you'll know exactly what you're paying ...
  90. Five Tax Strategies For A Bonus Or Windfall

    That bonus for a job well done or inheritance from Great Uncle Alfred can often result in your paying a bigger chunk of money ...
  91. Tax Breaks for Volunteering

    In addition to helping society, volunteering can yield tax deductions – sometimes. Here's how to tell what will pass muster ...
  92. Garage Sale vs. Donation

    Which offers you the bigger payoff?
  93. Do U.S. High Corporate Tax Rates Hurt Americans?

    The United States has the highest corporate tax rate of the 34 developed, free-market nations that make up the Organization ...
  94. Overseas Cash Hoards: Shareholder Boon Or Taxpayer Burden?

    American corporations are holding something in the neighborhood of $1.5 trillion in cash in the coffers of their offshore ...
  95. Why The IRS Blocked Refund Anticipation Loans

    Refund Anticipation Loans provided tax preparers with a substantial stream of income for several decades. But high fees and ...
  96. The Gloomy Future Of The Tax Preparation Industry

    It's often said all that is certain are death and taxes. By extension, undertakers and tax preparers should enjoy similar ...
  97. Could The Fair Tax Movement Ever Replace The IRS?

    Although many taxpayers would love to see the IRS abolished, only a handful of thinkers have come up with any sort of viable ...
  98. What To Do When You Can’t Pay Your Taxes

    Falling behind on your tax obligations is the financial equivalent of a root canal. Take the pain away by following these ...
  99. Obama's Minimum Wage and EITC Proposals - What Taxpayers Should Know

    Investopedia explains: In his State of the Union address, President Obama outlined two proposals - a minimum wage increase ...
  100. Why Do So Many People Fall Behind On Their Taxes?

    Despite the threat of owing thousands of dollars to possibly the most feared organization in the U.S., millions of Americans ...
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