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  • The downside of striking it rich

    Many people think winning the lottery or getting a hefty inheritance means all their problems will disappear. But sometimes when that daydream turns into a reality, it can actually become a nightmare.

    Yahoo Finance
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    My experience getting audited

    It's every taxpayer’s worst nightmare – an audit. Sure, big corporations and billionaires with off-shore bank accounts can expect some extra attention from the IRS. But what about personal finance bloggers who spend their days dishing advice on sound financial decisions – there’s no way they could…

    Yahoo Finance Video
  • Here's what it's like to get audited

    It’s every taxpayer’s worst nightmare – an audit. Sure, big corporations and billionaires with off-shore bank accounts can expect some extra attention from the IRS. But what about personal finance bloggers who spend their days dishing advice on sound financial decisions – there’s no way they could…

    Yahoo Finance
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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
  • 3 Things You Should Know Before Filing Your Taxes in 2015

    Before you click on that tax preparation site or call that tax professional, here are a few things you should know first.

    The Cheat Sheet21 mins ago
  • 4 Reasons People Say They Shouldn’t Have to Pay Taxes

    Here are some of the arguments against paying taxes and why they won't work.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Avoid tax scams and the wrath of the IRS

    We're heading into the final weeks of that joyful time of year we call tax time. The U.S. tax code makes the season EZ and fun! Not.

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  • 6 Tax Breaks for College Costs

    The American Opportunity Tax Credit is worth up to $2,500 per student for each of the first four years of college. To qualify for the full credit, your adjusted gross income must be less than $80,000 if you are single or filing as head of household, or less than $160,000 if you are married filing…

    Kiplinger
  • Get a Tax Deduction for All That Snow Shoveling

    Costs of keeping winter at bay got you down? At least may be able to deduct some of them.

    Kiplinger
  • 15 IRS audit red flags

    Ever wonder why some tax returns are eyeballed by the Internal Revenue Service while most are ignored? Normally, the passive loss rules prevent the deduction of rental real estate losses.

    Kiplinger
  • Beware! Listen in on this tax-scam telephone call

    The IRS is warning taxpayers about groups pretending to be a charitable organization. This is one of many tax scams you need to know about.

    CNBC
  • The 10 Worst States for Property Taxes

    Here are the 10 states with the highest property taxes based on data compiled by the Tax Foundation.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Tips for Homeowners to Ease the Tax Bite

    In addition to deducting interest payments, homeowners can use these strategies to reduce their taxes.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • March 31 property tax deadline approaches

    WATERLOO | Black Hawk County is reminding residents about the approaching March 31 deadline for paying the second installment of real estate and mobile home taxes.

    Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
  • More taxpayers will get their refunds by mail, like it or not

    States have been pushing taxpayers to get their refunds via direct deposit for years. Now people choosing that option may be surprised with a paper check instead. Colorado announced a similar move in mid-February. Those examples are “the tip of the iceberg,” says Verenda Smith, deputy director…

    Bloomberg
  • One simple thing companies could do to save workers a fortune in taxes

    One reason employers could be hesitating to adopt rollover FSAs is a worry that it will cost them more. Any unspent FSA money goes to employers, who can use it to defray the cost of other employee benefit programs.

    Bloomberg
  • 5 Last-Minute Income Tax Filing Tips That Will Save You Money and Stress

    The moment of truth is nearly upon those of us who waited to file our federal income taxes. Have your Social Security numbers for yourself, spouse if filing jointly, and children if claiming dependents.

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