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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?"

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  • Obama drops plan to raise taxes on ‘529’ college savings accounts

    The Obama administration said it would drop a plan to tax so-called 529 college savings accounts, after the proposal sparked widespread criticism over its potential impact on the middle class.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Most Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Widowed

    For the first two years after your spouse's death, you can file as a "qualifying widow or widower if you have a child living with you who qualifies as your dependent." This filing status also lets you use joint-return rates, but you don't get an exemption for your late spouse. It doesn't matter…

  • IRS warns of shady tax preparers stealing refunds and identities

    Tax preparers are supposed to help you navigate the complex world of tax returns and tax laws, not steal your money. While most preparers provide "honest, high-quality" service, there are some ...
  • Tax Prep: Demystifying the Home Office Deduction

    It's the home office deduction, and rumors abound about who qualifies, how it's calculated and whether taking it automatically flags an IRS audit.

    U.S.News & World Report
  • 10 tax breaks for retirement savers

    Saving for retirement can decrease your tax bill or boost your refund. Here's how to minimize taxes on your retirement savings. Employees can defer paying income tax on up to $18,000 they contribute to a traditional 401(k), 403(b) or the federal government's Thrift Savings Plan in 2015. Income…

    U.S.News & World Report
  • What the IRS doesn't want you to know

    What triggers an audit? While you can't fully protect your tax return from every examination, you should be mindful of some key tax issues when preparing your return. Carl Johnson is a self-employed certified public accountant who has operated an accounting and tax practice in New Orleans for…
  • ID thieves stealing tax refunds still a big problem, IRS says

    You may not be the only person trying to get your tax refund from the IRS this tax season. Identity thieves are stealing people's Social Security numbers and other key pieces of personal information in ...
  • MNCPA issues annual list of outrageous tax deductions

    MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA) recently surveyed CPA members in public accounting on the most outrageous tax deductions clients tried to take on their tax returns. "Creativity is rewarded in many parts of society,…

    PR Newswire
  • What The Heck Is A W-2? A Beginners' Guide To Filing Taxes In 2015

    The Internal Revenue Service has already said 2015 is going to be a crummy year for them – but that does not mean it has to be for you.

  • 10 Crazy Sounding Tax Deductions IRS Says Are Legit

    Tax returns are signed under penalties of perjury, so you can't lie. But creativity sometimes pays off. Do you feel lucky today?

  • 7 Ways to Keep Your Tax Refund Safe From Thieves

    To make sure your hard-earned money doesn't fall into the wrong hands, protect your identity this tax season.

  • Picking the proper 1040 tax return form

    While all the personal income tax forms -- 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ -- are designed to get the appropriate amount of your money to the IRS, the differences in these returns could cost you if you're not paying attention. The EZ is the shortest and simplest form, Form 1040A is a bit more complex and…
  • Gay couples find a new way to adopt in Arizona

    Tucson attorneys have found a step-adoption workaround.

    Arizona Daily Star (Tucson)
  • Get Your Income Tax Refund Before Someone Else Does

    The biggest tax scam right now is income tax refund theft.

    Motley Fool
  • Buisness Briefs

    Chamber releases new magazine

    Arizona Daily Sun (Flagstaff)
  • ACA and taxes? Go figure

    MASON CITY | It's income tax filing season, with few changes for 2014 except for the Affordable Care Act.

    Globe Gazette (Mason City)
  • Worried About a Tax Audit? Avoid These 5 Mistakes

    These five errors could lead to an IRS tax audit.

    Motley Fool