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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
  • Let the IRS Pay for Day Care

    Tax incentives give parents some relief from the high costs of child care.

    Motley Fool
  • Is Obamacare Going to Cost You Your Tax Refund?

    Incorrect health care statements from the government affected 800,000 people this year. An estimated 750,000 people will have to wait to file their returns.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • The 8 Most Common Mistakes When Filing Annual Taxes

    Doing your own taxes gets more convoluted with each year, but according to the IRS, the most common filing errors are often the simplest.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • 3 of the Worst Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

    Last year, the average tax refund was around $2,650. Here are some of the most ridiculous things we spent that money on.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • 5 Biggest Tax Breaks Extended for the Middle Class

    While the majority of the tax breaks in the bill pertain to businesses, several provide relief to individuals and the middle class.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • 9 tax tips for the self-employed

    One of the downsides of being your own boss is you also have to be your own tax accountant.

    USA TODAY
  • More consumers get health insurance enrollment extensions

    Maryland is the latest state to give consumers extra time to enroll in health insurance for 2015 and avoid a tax penalty. Maryland Health Connection, the state-run health insurance marketplace, a...

    Consumer Reports
  • 7 Tax Breaks for College Costs

    You may be able to claim a break for college costs on your tax return--whether you're paying tuition now, saving for the future or still repaying student loans.

    Kiplinger
  • Got $172? That's the typical Obamacare penalty

    About 6 million households will owe Uncle Sam money for failing to purchase health insurance in 2014.

    Yahoo Finance
  • Robert De Niro hit with $6.4M tax bill: A cautionary tale

    Actor Robert De Niro was slapped with a $6.4M IRS lien for taxes that slipped through the cracks. He promptly paid it, but likely could have gotten a better deal had he received all the key notices and ...

    Forbes
  • Your Kids Are the New ID Theft Targets — Here’s How to Protect Them

    Identity theft poses a huge risk to your children's financial future, but it could make a mess of your taxes, too.

    Money
  • 6 Ways to Lower Your Taxable Income

    The IRS has already given out $125 billion in tax refunds as of Feb. 20, with an average refund of $3,120. Here are a few moves you can make to lower your taxable income (without fudging your 1040). Through April 15, 2015, you can contribute to an HSA to lower your taxable income for 2014. …

    U.S.News & World Report
  • A Tax Audit Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

    While the word "audit" can make taxpayers cringe, it shouldn't be that big of a deal if it happens.

    Motley Fool
  • How to adjust your withholding

    Through this process, a percentage of your pay is taken out each pay period and sent to the IRS, where it is credited toward your final tax bill. Payroll withholding is something you want to get just right. The best course, tax experts say, is to adjust your withholding so your tax payments will…

    Bankrate.com