Income Tax

Learn how income tax is calculated, what it applies to, and when you'll need to pay.

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IRS Forms
2021 and 2022 Tax Brackets and Other Tax Changes
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Trump's Payroll Tax Deferral: What Should You Do?
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Countries Without Income Taxes
Affordable Care Act
Form 8962: Premium Tax Credit Definition
You may be able to get a tax credit for childcare expenses
Form 2441: Child and Dependent Care Expenses
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What Is Form 1099-H: Health Coverage Tax Credit Advance Payments?
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What Is Form 1099-C: Cancellation of Debt?
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What Is Form 1040-V: Payment Voucher?
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What Is Form 1099-G, Certain Government Payments?
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Form 1099-OID: Original Issue Discount
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Form 1099-SA: Distributions From an HSA, Archer MSA, or Medicare Advantage MSA
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What Is Form 1099-A: Acquisition or Abandonment of Secured Property?
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Form 1040-NR: U.S. Nonresident Alien Income Tax Return Definition
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Form 1099-PATR, Taxable Distributions Received From Cooperatives
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Form 8888: Allocation of Refund (Including Savings Bond Purchases)
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Form 1099-LTC: Long-Term Care and Accelerated Death Benefits
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Form 1099-K: Payment Card and Third-Party Network Transactions
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The Purpose of IRS Form 8949
What Exactly Is Income? That Depends.
Cheap Ways to Get a Tax Refund Faster
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12 Top Sources of Nontaxable Income
1040 Form
What Is an Employer Identification Number (EIN)?
IRS Form 1099-B
What Is Form 1099-B: Proceeds From Broker and Barter Exchange?
What Is Form 1099-INT: Interest Income?
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What's Form 1099-MISC Used For?
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Schedule A (Form 1040 or 1040-SR): Itemized Deductions
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W-4 Form
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Form 1040-SR: U.S. Tax Return for Seniors Definition
Income Tax Definition
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Top 10 Offshore Tax Havens in the Caribbean
Gross Income vs. Earned Income: What's the Difference?
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Income Tax vs. Capital Gains Tax: Which Is More?
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Single Withholding vs. Married Withholding: What’s the Difference?
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Can Moving to a Higher Tax Bracket Cause Me to Have a Lower Net Income?
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Form 1040EZ: Income Tax Return for Single and Joint Filers With No Dependents
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Backup Withholding Definition
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Exempt Income
Flow-Through Entities: What You Need to Know
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Form 1099-R: Distributions From Pensions, Annuities, Retirement or Profit-Sharing Plans
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Notice of Assessment (NOA) Definition
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What Is Ordinary Income?
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What Is Section 7702 of the U.S. Tax Code?
What Counts as Unearned Income?
W2 income tax form
W-2 Form: Wage and Tax Statement
What Are the Best Ways to Lower Taxable Income?
Did You Withhold Too Little? You Could Owe Tax Penalties
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Reporting Your Interest Income
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How to Owe Nothing With Your Federal Tax Return
13 Most Important Notes About 2018 Taxes
Tax 1040x Form
Form 1040-X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return Definition
Deadlines for 2022 Estimated Taxes
Form W-4, Employee’s Withholding Allowance Certificate
How to Fill Out Your W-4 Form in 2022
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Form 706: United States Estate (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return
Americans File Their Returns On Tax Day 2019
Who Is Required to File An Annual Tax Return?
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Reasons to File an Early Tax Return
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H&R Block vs. TurboTax vs. Jackson Hewitt—Which Is Best for You?
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Form 843: Claim for Refund and Request for Abatement
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Self-Employed Contributions Act (SECA) Tax
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Steps To Take Before You Prepare Your Taxes
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Form 8379: Injured Spouse Allocation