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6 Tax Breaks for Retirees
6 Tax Breaks for Retirees Taxes November 21st, 2022
Did you know that tax credits exist to help retirees save on their tax bills? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS)…
Tax-Loss Harvesting: How To Use a Bear Market To Lower Your Tax Bill
Tax-Loss Harvesting: How To Use a Bear Market To Lower Your Tax Bill Investing & Retirement November 4th, 2022
It's been a rough year for U.S. equities. Due to a combination of historic inflation and aggressive interest rate hikes…
10 Year-End Strategies To Cut Your Tax Bill
10 Year-End Strategies To Cut Your Tax Bill Money & Credit November 3rd, 2022
Ben Franklin wrote, “… in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” If you're…
Here Are the New IRS Tax Brackets for 2023
Here Are the New IRS Tax Brackets for 2023 Money & Credit October 21st, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) just announced the new United States federal income tax brackets for 2023. The IRS, which…
There’s an Important IRS Deadline Coming This Month
There’s an Important IRS Deadline Coming This Month Taxes September 16th, 2022
Have you failed to file your taxes over the last few years? If so, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has…
Traditional vs. Roth: A Quick Answer for Your Investments
Traditional vs. Roth: A Quick Answer for Your Investments Investing & Retirement May 5th, 2022
Choosing between a traditional and Roth 401(k) or IRA means sifting through a number of variables. But if you have…
Why You May Not Get Your Tax Return Back Until December
Why You May Not Get Your Tax Return Back Until December Money & Credit April 29th, 2022
Now that Americans have survived the most recent Tax Day, millions of people will be waiting months for the IRS…
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How Long Do You Need To Keep Tax Documents? Taxes April 4th, 2022
Come tax time,money expert Clark Howardsays he always gets questions about how long you should keep tax-related documents. “When you’re…
Where’s My Tax Refund? How To Check the Status of Your Tax Refund
Where’s My Tax Refund? How To Check the Status of Your Tax Refund Money & Credit March 14th, 2022
What's one of the first things on your mind after you submit your tax return each year? I've got a…
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use a 529 Plan
When You Should (and Shouldn’t) Use a 529 Plan Children & Pets February 25th, 2022
It's a natural inclination for parents to start thinking about a child's education as soon as their baby is born.…
New IRS Online Security Process: Is It Safe?
New IRS Online Security Process: Is It Safe? Money & Credit February 7th, 2022
If you want to access your Internal Revenue Service (IRS) account online, soon you'll have to verify your identity through…
What Are the Tax Consequences When You Get or Leave a Huge Tip?
What Are the Tax Consequences When You Get or Leave a Huge Tip? Money & Credit February 3rd, 2022
If you're a fan of human interest stories, you've probably seen articless about celebrities leaving an enormous tip. And if…
5 Tax Scams You Need To Watch Out for in 2022
5 Tax Scams You Need To Watch Out for in 2022 Taxes January 28th, 2022
With tax season upon us, it's a good time to go over some reminders about safeguarding ourselves so as not…
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The Little-Known Fidelity Tax Perk You Should Be Aware Of Taxes January 26th, 2022
With tax time speedily approaching, many Americans are bracing for the prospect of having to pay Uncle Sam some money…
Major Tax-Reporting Change for Users of Venmo, PayPal and Others
Major Tax-Reporting Change for Users of Venmo, PayPal and Others Money & Credit January 24th, 2022
The Internal Revenue Service is cracking down on people who underreport earnings received through digital payment apps such as PayPal,…
USA 1040 Individual Income Tax Return Form with one hundred dollar bills.
IRS Free File: Free State and Federal Tax Filing Options for 2022 Taxes January 20th, 2022
You don't have to pay an arm and a leg to file your taxes. The IRS Free File program gives…
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7 Free Federal and State Tax Filing Services for 2022 Taxes January 18th, 2022
The IRS has announced important tax dates for 2022, which means it's time to decide where to file. If your…
When Should You Get an Accountant To Do Your Taxes?
When Should You Get an Accountant To Do Your Taxes? Money & Credit January 12th, 2022
Now that 2021 is over, you may be starting to think about your tax return which is due on April…
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Here’s Your Estimated 2022 Tax Refund Schedule Taxes January 11th, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic changed the deadlines to file federal tax returns and pay your tax obligations for the last couple…
5 Reasons Why This Is the Best Time of the Year To File Your Taxes
5 Reasons Why This Is the Best Time of the Year To File Your Taxes Taxes January 10th, 2022
Congratulations, you've finally made it to the best time in the entire tax season to file your return: now! What…
When Are Taxes Due? Important Tax Dates in 2022
When Are Taxes Due? Important Tax Dates in 2022 Taxes January 10th, 2022
Mark your calendars: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced it is accepting and processing tax returns starting on January 24,…
The CARES Act allows you to deduct up to $600 for charitable giving on top of your standard deduction.
How To Get a 2021 Tax Deduction of Up to $600 Right Now Money & Credit December 13th, 2021
Good news: You're probably eligible for hundreds of dollars in extra tax deductions if you donate to charity by the…
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Should You Opt Out of Child Tax Credit Payments? Taxes July 22nd, 2021
The U.S. government has begun sending some parents monthly tax credit payments as part of changes outlined in the American…
Ask Clark money column
We Still Haven’t Received Our Federal Tax Refund. What Should We Do? Taxes July 14th, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, bymoney expert Clark Howard. How Do We Track…
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Where You Should Never Put Your Tax Refund Taxes April 15th, 2021
If you're due a tax refund and don't want to wait on the Internal Revenue Service to send it to…
What You Need To Know Before You DIY Your Taxes
What You Need To Know Before You DIY Your Taxes Taxes March 3rd, 2021
DIY tax filing is all the rage these days. Online tax filing programs are widely available, and many of them…
Ask Clark money column
Do We Get Tax Breaks for Working From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic? Taxes February 8th, 2021
Welcome to Ask Clark, a column designed to answer your financial questions, by money expert Clark Howard. With Many Employees…
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26 States That Don’t Tax Social Security Benefits Taxes January 21st, 2021
If you're about to start collecting Social Security benefits, you may have questions about how that new income will affect…
5 Things To Know About the Earned Income Tax Credit
5 Things To Know About the Earned Income Tax Credit Money & Credit January 19th, 2021
When you file your taxes, the hope is often that you can get the most possible money back. And the…
Saver’s Credit: How To Get Free Money To Save for Retirement
Saver’s Credit: How To Get Free Money To Save for Retirement Taxes January 15th, 2021
If you think you have to earn a lot of money to be able to save for the future, you're…