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Taxes

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Can I use a credit card to pay my taxes? Money & Credit February 14, 2019
Wondering if you can pay taxes with a credit card? The answer is "yes" but there are a couple reasons…
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IRS announces tax break for everyone: An estimated tax withholding penalty waiver Money & Credit January 17, 2019
Nobody exactly likes paying the Internal Revenue Service, but there's something even worse than paying taxes. How about paying a…
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Here’s your estimated 2019 tax refund schedule Money & Credit January 16, 2019
Wondering when you might get the refund for your 2018 taxes from the IRS this year? It depends on when…
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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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Ask Clark: What is a life insurance retirement plan and are they recommended? Insurance November 28, 2018
What if there were a way for you to avoid paying taxes in retirement? That's the promise offered by a…
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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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Does paying off your mortgage make sense under the new tax law? Homes & Real Estate June 29, 2018
We all know there have been a lot of changes to tax law recently. Among them you may have heard…
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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
The IRS, like any other organization, is prone to goofing up every now and then. In fact, the agency reports…
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…
How the new Trump tax plan will impact you
How the new Trump tax plan will impact you Money & Credit May 1, 2017
After President Trump proposed some big changes to the U.S. tax system on the 2016 campaign trail, we're now getting…
Records, paperwork and old files: What to keep and what to toss!
Records, paperwork and old files: What to keep and what to toss! Money & Credit May 1, 2017
The amount of records and paperwork you should keep is actually more limited than you might think. Here's a list…
The 10 top ways the government spends your tax dollars
The 10 top ways the government spends your tax dollars Money & Credit April 20, 2017
Federal government spending is closing in on $4 trillion a year. Even though a new administration is promising a wave…
Tax Guide: Everything a last-minute filer needs to know
Tax Guide: Everything a last-minute filer needs to know Money & Credit April 17, 2017
Nobody likes to pay taxes. Maybe that's why some of us — yes, we're talking to you — put it…
More states getting Amazon sales tax on April 1…no joke!
More states getting Amazon sales tax on April 1…no joke! Shopping & Retail March 27, 2017
For much of America, paying sales tax on your Amazon purchases is nothing new. Yet in small states where the company…
IRS warns of phishing emails supposedly from your tax software provider
IRS warns of phishing emails supposedly from your tax software provider Money & Credit March 20, 2017
We're now less than a month away from April 18 — the final deadline to file your personal tax return.…
9 totally legitimate tax deductions for small businesses
9 totally legitimate tax deductions for small businesses Business & Entrepreneurs March 16, 2017
One of the perks of having your own small business is that you can deduct legitimate business expenses from your…
Your chances of an audit are way down — unless you fit into one of these 15 categories
Your chances of an audit are way down — unless you fit into one of these 15 categories Money & Credit March 6, 2017
The IRS audit: Everyone dreads it and so few know how to handle it! Fortunately, the good news is that…
The dangers of using public WiFi for tax e-filing
The dangers of using public WiFi for tax e-filing Money & Credit February 23, 2017
If you're using online tax-prep software to file your returns, I want you to be sure you don't do it…
Here are 4 things you should know about your tax refund this year
Here are 4 things you should know about your tax refund this year Money & Credit February 20, 2017
Wondering when your refund check is going to come from Uncle Sam? Wonder no more! Read more: Top 5 tax…
Busted: Money mule for fake IRS phone scammers in India faces FTC heat
Busted: Money mule for fake IRS phone scammers in India faces FTC heat Scams & Rip-Offs February 16, 2017
Finally! A Florida-based man who worked overtime with overseas scammers to get your money is getting what he deserves... Read…
6 tips to help you get ready for filing taxes
6 tips to help you get ready for filing taxes Money & Credit February 10, 2017
The IRS started formally accepting tax returns on January 23. We all know tax filing season can be stressful. But…
Make any home improvements last year? You could get a tax break
Make any home improvements last year? You could get a tax break Money & Credit February 7, 2017
If you made any home improvements in 2016, you may be eligible for a tax break or two. Certain home…
Looking for a new job? You may be eligible for this tax break!
Looking for a new job? You may be eligible for this tax break! Money & Credit February 6, 2017
Hunting for a new job can be an expensive endeavor, but did you know that some of the costs you’ve…
3 ways to avoid tax fraud
3 ways to avoid tax fraud Money & Credit January 26, 2017
Tax season has arrived— and unfortunately, that means scammers are on the prowl! So what do you need to know…
Where’s your tax refund? How to get a personalized refund date
Where’s your tax refund? How to get a personalized refund date Money & Credit January 25, 2017
If you’re expecting a tax refund this year, there’s a simple way to find out exactly when you’ll get your…
Here are 7 tax credits every homeowner should know about
Here are 7 tax credits every homeowner should know about Homes & Real Estate January 19, 2017
The benefits of home ownership are many. There is, of course, the monetary investment you hope will increase over time,…
Check out these 12 tax breaks for middle class families
Check out these 12 tax breaks for middle class families Money & Credit January 15, 2017
There are many tax breaks for middle class families, but often one or more of these tax breaks is commonly…
Why your tax refund will probably be late this year
Why your tax refund will probably be late this year Money & Credit January 6, 2017
Georgia is among the states with the most cases of identity theft. Many people are targets around tax time, falling…
How to scam-proof your taxes
How to scam-proof your taxes Money & Credit January 5, 2017
Happy New Year, it's tax fraud season again! This may not be what you want to hear this week, but…
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