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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 9 Tax Mistakes You Should Never Make

    Since tax rules change slightly every year, as deductions expire or income thresholds for tax credits adjust, staying on top of all the updates can be, well, taxing. If you donate in-kind items, like a car, then you should ask for a receipt from the organization.

    U.S.News & World Report
  • 529 savings plans may soon cover more college expenses

    The rules governing 529 college savings plans may soon become more flexible. Last week, the House of Representatives passed a bill that would expand the benefits offered by the college savings plans to ...

    CNNMoney.com
  • IRS can help you look after the kids

    One of the biggest challenges facing working parents is finding child care while they're on the job. The tax break's official name is the child and dependent care tax credit. Second, it can be used to pay for care costs of other dependents, such as an aging parent. Licensed dependent care centers.

    Bankrate.com
  • 1099-C frequently asked questions

    Wonder why you received a 1099-C in the mail? Most taxpayers don't realize forgiven debt is considered income, and questions abound

    CreditCards.com
  • Investors, don't make these tax blunders

    Mistimed sales, Roth-conversion mistakes, and failing to plan for unforeseen events top readers' lists.

    Morningstar
  • Correcting Mistakes After You File: Amended Tax Returns

    So you filed your federal income tax, and just when you thought it was safe to spend your refund, did Uncle Sam come calling again? Might be time to file an amended return. About 5 million taxpayers filed amended returns last year, according to the IRS.

    Money Talks News
  • IRS says U.S. corporate tax audits down sharply after budget cuts

    Federal tax audits for U.S. businesses were down 6 percent in the last fiscal year, ended on Sept. 30, falling to their lowest level in eight years as the Internal Revenue Service faced budget cutbacks and a decline in enforcement staff, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said in a statement on…

    Reuters
  • Health Insurance And Your Taxes: What To Know

    Taxes are different this year — don’t forget to claim your health coverage from last year.

    Yahoo Health
  • Tax Hacks 2015: Can’t Pay Your Taxes? Here’s What to Do

    Visit the Money Talks News Solutions Center for more information about a Personal Loan. Buy time, sort of: If by April 15 you ask for an automatic extension of time to file your income tax return, the IRS usually gives you two extra months — for filing, not for paying. “We recognize that some…

    Money Talks News
  • Protect yourself from tax identity theft

    There are steps people can take to help prevent tax identity theft—and to cope after it happens.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • The big tax screwup that can destroy your credit

    A tax lien is one of the worst things that can appear on your credit report, affecting your ability to get loans. Here's a guide on how to remove it.

    CNBC