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    What's your 2014 tax bracket?

    Yahoo Finance is answering your most-searched finance questions of the year. The second most-asked question was: "What's my 2014 tax bracket?"

    Yahoo Finance Video
  • Don’t Forget About These 5 Commonly Forgotten Tax Deductions

    Considering there will be approximately 150 million individual returns filed this year, Americans should double-check their forms and make sure common deductions are not missed.

    The Cheat Sheet40 mins ago
  • Believe-it-or-not tax deductions

    On the other hand, your fellow taxpayers have successfully claimed write-offs for many things that most of us wouldn't even imagine, ranging from cat food to a casualty loss for a vehicle totaled by a drunk driver. He claimed he was entitled to a $9,000 casualty loss. The Tax Court said that most…

  • NFL gets billions in subsidies from U.S. taxpayers

    If you're a U.S. taxpayer then you're subsidizing the wildly profitable National Football League, regardless of whether you're a fan. The NFL is the most profitable pro sports league in the U.S., raking ...
  • Which Tax Bracket Are You in This Year?

    Tax time is fast approaching. Do you know your tax bracket?

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Tax Savings for the Wealthy

    Stash cash in a self-employed retirement account, be creative with your generosity and think twice about selling stock for a profit if you're subject to the AMT.

  • What to do if you don't get your W-2

    Before you start work on a replacement W-2, call your company's payroll office. If, however, the days roll by and the form is indeed lost or your employer is inordinately slow in issuing a replacement, or you worked for a company that went out of business and there's no one to bug about getting a…
  • Here's how to figure out whether you should do your own taxes

    Everyone has to pay taxes. As to whether you...

    Business Insider
  • Beware promises of 'outlandish' and inflated tax refunds, IRS warns

    It's hard to resist the promise of a big refund -- especially when you never imagined you had one coming to you. Yet promises of "outlandish" or inflated tax refunds are exactly what scammers ...
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    Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff)
  • Tax Hacks 2015: 6 Things Sneaky Tax Preparers Won’t Tell You

    From fraud to incompetence to hinky tricks to outright ripoffs, the field of tax preparation is a magnet for some of the worst consumer abuses. In the video below, Money Talks News founder Stacy Johnson describes common tax-time schemes to part you from your money. After watching, read on to find…

    Money Talks News
  • Beware: Some 1099 Tax Forms Can Trick You

    Don't accidentally report more taxable income than required.

  • Stop hiding money offshore, IRS warns tax cheats

    The IRS has been cracking down on tax cheats trying to hide money in offshore accounts. But it's still one of the top tax scams out there. U.S. tax filers who knowingly cheat on their taxes by parking ...
  • Will Obamacare Complicate Your Taxes? Not Likely

    We’ve been talking about it for years, but this is the year the Affordable Care Act finally shows up on your tax return. The health insurance mandate imposed by Obamacare was implemented last year, and now it’s time to pay the piper if you didn’t sign up for coverage. Do you get your health…

    Money Talks News
  • Common Tax Filing Rules for Student Loan Credits, Deductions

    With the Super Bowl coming up soon and the end of the football season approaching, the Student Loan Ranger wanted to remind you that it will soon be that time again -- tax season.

    U.S.News & World Report
  • White House drops plan to scale back college savings plans

    The White House says it is dropping a proposal to scale back the tax benefits of college savings plans amid a backlash from both Republicans and Democrats. President Barack Obama made the proposal last ...

    Associated Press
  • Think you'll win a Super Bowl bet? It's taxable

    The National Gambling Impact Study Commission estimates illegal sports wagers amount to as much as $380 billion annually. If the gambling study estimate is even remotely accurate, the U.S. Treasury is missing out on an enormous amount of revenue since gambling winnings, whether obtained legally or…
  • Red flags that tempt the tax auditor

    You've just joined an elite club, one whose initiation ritual is an IRS audit. The first year of the kinder, gentler IRS, about 1 in 79 tax returns were audited.