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26 States That Don’t Tax Social Security Benefits Taxes June 24, 2020
Many people can’t wait to collect their Social Security benefits. If you're about to become eligible for Social Security, you…
Unemployment Benefits
Do I Have to Pay Taxes on Unemployment Benefits? Taxes June 1, 2020
If you've lost your job because of the coronavirus pandemic, you might be new to collecting unemployment benefits.  Our Consumer…
Big Ways Coronavirus Is Impacting Tax Deadlines
3 Big Ways Coronavirus Is Impacting Tax Deadlines Taxes March 20, 2020
American taxpayers unsure about how the coronavirus pandemic may affect their financial life have some tax-related relief to look forward…
Where You Should Never Put Your Tax Refund
Where You Should Never Put Your Tax Refund Taxes March 5, 2020
For people expecting refunds, tax time always brings up an important decision to make: What to do with your tax…
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IRS Announces Beginning of Tax Season for 2020 Taxes January 7, 2020
Ladies and gentlemen, mark your calendars! The Internal Revenue Service has announced it will begin accepting tax returns on January…
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Here Are the New IRS Tax Brackets for 2020 Taxes December 12, 2019
Each year, the change of the calendar brings with it new IRS tax brackets. Here's a look at what you…
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1040-SR: What you need to know about the new tax form for seniors Taxes September 25, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is showing off how it hopes to simplify the federal income tax-filing process for around…
The IRS is rolling out a new W-4: What you need to know
The IRS is rolling out a new W-4: What you need to know Taxes July 15, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service has announced its intention to roll out a new W-4 form soon — and it might…
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Are you leaving unclaimed tax money on the table? Taxes March 15, 2019
Are you one of the 1.2 million taxpayers leaving an average refund almost $900 on the table from a prior…
Are you eligible for this $6,431 tax credit?
Are you eligible for this $6,431 tax credit? Money & Credit January 28, 2019
When you file your taxes, the hope is often that you can get the most possible money back. And the…
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Here’s Your Estimated 2020 Tax Refund Schedule Taxes January 16, 2019
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed back the deadline to file federal tax returns and pay your tax obligations by three…
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Tax return filing in 2019: January 28 is the first day to file! Money & Credit January 9, 2019
It's official: Tax season will begin Monday, January 28 this year. That's the first day the Internal Revenue Service will…
Refund reversal: White House official says tax refunds will arrive as scheduled
Refund reversal: White House official says tax refunds will arrive as scheduled Money & Credit January 7, 2019
There's good news if you've been fretting over not getting your federal tax refund because of the partial government shutdown.…
As government shutdown goes on, don't expect tax refunds from IRS
Government shutdown: IRS says it will take your money but not issue refunds Money & Credit January 4, 2019
As the partial government shutdown continues, agencies are starting to chime in about how they will be able to function…
New 1040
The new 1040 tax form: What you need to know Money & Credit December 28, 2018
With the simplification of the tax code brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the IRS has revised…
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Giving Tuesday: Make sure you know where your donation is going Money & Credit November 27, 2018
Since we've spend the last week so focused on buying, buying, buying it seems only appropriate that the day after…
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Saver’s Credit: How to get free money to save for retirement Taxes November 2, 2018
If you think you have to earn a lot of money to save for the future, you're in for a…
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Why you may get a smaller tax refund next year — and what to do about it Money & Credit August 3, 2018
The new tax law has been talked up as a way to put more money into the pocket of average…
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How one call to the IRS could save you hundreds or thousands of dollars Taxes July 6, 2018
Long-time followers of money expert Clark Howard know that one of his key pieces of advice when it comes to…
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8 big misconceptions about the new tax law Money & Credit June 13, 2018
You probably haven't heard much about the new tax law recently. After the rush of last-minute tax filing died down…
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Didn’t get your taxes filed by yesterday’s deadline? You’re in luck! Taxes April 18, 2018
If you failed to get your taxes filed by yesterday's midnight deadline, a technology failure on the IRS's part could…
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Here’s your 2018 estimated tax refund schedule Money & Credit April 18, 2018
Looking forward to a big fat refund check this year? Maybe you'll use it to pay down debt or treat…
Taxes
Tax Day 2018: 30+ deals & freebies to help ease the pain Deals & Savings April 17, 2018
Tax Day isn't necessarily something to celebrate (unless you're the government, we guess), but it has become a popular day…
Tax Day 2018: Here are some last-minute tips
Tax Day 2018: Here are some last-minute tips Taxes April 17, 2018
With just days left to go, the 2018 tax season is officially nearing its end. Whether you've hired a tax…
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17 red flags that could get you audited by the IRS Money & Credit April 9, 2018
OK, let's just be straight-up: Your chances of facing an IRS audit are at an all-time low. Severe staff cutbacks…
What happens when the IRS makes an error on your taxes?
What happens when the IRS makes an error on your taxes? Taxes March 20, 2018
Every year, millions of Americans spend money to have their taxes done by an expert so that no mistakes are…
The IRS has a little-known provision for people who can’t pay their tax bills in full
The IRS has a little-known provision for people who can’t pay their tax bills in full Taxes March 16, 2018
With tax season ongoing, many people are in the midst of getting their financial houses in order. That may include…
What to do if you owe the IRS money and can't pay
What to do if you owe the IRS money and can’t pay Taxes March 15, 2018
Millions of Americans are in the midst of filing their taxes as the deadline approaches. What many will find is…
Fraud alert: Scammers seek iTunes gift cards for ‘back taxes’
Fraud alert: Scammers seek iTunes gift cards for ‘back taxes’ Taxes March 6, 2018
As tax season rages on, so too do the scams associated with paying your taxes. Particularly hot right now are…
Think the government already gets too much of your money? Use this calculator so you don’t overpay!
Think the government already gets too much of your money? Use this calculator so you don’t overpay! Taxes March 1, 2018
While you've been wrapped up in your 2017 tax return, the IRS has been busy crunching the numbers to find…