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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
  • Warren Buffett To Al Sharpton, The 1% Makes 19% Of All Income, Pays 49% Of All Taxes

    Should the 1% pay more taxes? Maybe, but they already pay 49% of the total. And higher rates will encourage more games.

    Forbes
  • It’s a great time to cheat on your taxes

    Congress is trying to starve the IRS of funding. Hint, hint.

    Yahoo Finance
  • IRS delaying refunds for thousands of Obamacare enrollees

    The IRS is delaying the refunds of tens of thousands of Obamacare enrollees, said Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate. The hold up, she says, is subsidy data from state health exchanges. What's ...

    CNNMoney.com
  • Why Certain Tax Deductions Are Not Allowed in These Four States

    California, Georgia, Indiana and North Carolina have yet to introduce legislation to update their conformity date to allow deductions that benefit teachers, students, homeowners and retirees.

    MainStreet
  • Don't Pay Extra to Pay Your Taxes

    You'll get hit with hefty fees if you put your IRS tax bill on a credit card.

    Kiplinger
  • U.S. Companies Are Stashing $2.1 Trillion Overseas to Avoid Taxes

    Eight of the biggest U.S. technology companies added a combined $69 billion to their stockpiled offshore profits over the past year, even as some corporations in other industries felt pressure to bring cash back home. Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc., Google Inc. and five other tech firms now account…

    Bloomberg
  • How to Maximize Your Tax Deductions This Year

    Every possible tax deduction can help when your money is tight.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • 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. Be sure to check for any updates.

    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