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  • Stealth Taxes Are Still Income Taxes

    The Affordable Care Act imposes economic burdens that are the equivalent of taxes, an economist writes.

    The New York Times53 mins ago
  • Need to fix a tax mistake?

    How and when to file an amended return

  • Help! I Did My Taxes Wrong

    As irritating as it is to discover you've made a tax mistake, it's not as hard to fix as you might think.
  • Can you dump your tax records now?

    And when it comes to tax paperwork, folks are even more adamant. These documents will save me, they argue, if an Internal Revenue Service auditor comes visiting. When it comes to tax-related documents, you should hang on to records that help you identify sources of income, keep track of expenses,…
  • When to file amended tax returns

    Aren't you glad filing your taxes is over for another year? Unless, of course, you are on extension like millions of others. But before you put away all of your documents, maybe a review is once again in order.

    Bluffton (S.C.) Today
  • Consumer ED

    Q: Can you negotiate or lower the amount of taxes that you owe the IRS, or are the companies that claim they can do this not legit?

    Savannah Morning News
  • How Not to Get Audited This Tax Season

    There is no guarantee that you can avoid an audit, but there are some basic steps you can take to dramatically reduce your chances.

    Wall St. Cheat Sheet
  • Editorial: Hope for change, fairness

    What are the chances the "Fair Tax Act" will become reality? Let's put it this way: as the saying goes, death and taxes are the only certainties in life. Rep.

    Amarillo (Texas) Globe-News
  • Missing the Tax Deadline? 5 Key Facts About Extensions

    Each year, millions of people file for an extension on their tax paperwork. If you're one of them, here are a couple of things to keep in mind.

    Wall St. Cheat Sheet
  • [$$] Tax Day! Now Comes the Great Refund Rip-off

    Steal an identity, file a return and, presto, the IRS wires cash to your prepaid debit card.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • Not Going to Make the Tax Deadline? Here?s What to Do

    Need more time to prepare your federal tax return? Here's what to do.

    Fox Business
  • 12 Terrible Things That Could Happen If You Don't Do Your Taxes

    Taxes are due today. We're hoping that doesn't...

    Business Insider
  • Who Loves Doing their Taxes? More Americans Than You?d Expect

    Some Americans say they like--and even love--doing their taxes. Here?s why.

    Fox Business
  • 4 Tax Tips Your Accountant Will Never Tell You

    Former U.S. congressman John Hostettler once said, "The Internal Revenue Code and regulations add up to 1 million words and is nearly seven times the length of the Bible." According to a 2008 Vanguard publication, "Tax-Efficient Equity Investing: Solutions for Maximizing After-Tax Returns," taxes…

    U.S.News & World Report LP
  • Obama's tax return: Did he overpay?

    Financial advisor Jerry Lynch took a deeper look at President Obama's tax return. Here are five of the biggest tax issues for the first family.

  • 10 tax breaks enjoyed by the rich

    These tax breaks are not subject to any phase-out rules. Even the super-rich can cash in on them, writes Bill Bischoff.

  • What to Do With Your Tax Refund

    It's Tax Day, and that's only good if you're getting a refund. But what do you do with your refund?
  • How America Pays Taxes—in 10 Not-Entirely-Depressing Charts

    Filling out taxes is miserable (especially considering the IRS could probably do it all for you), watching money leave your bank account stinks, and seeing the difference between your adjusted gross income and your take-home pay is depressing. Where do our federal taxes go? It might not surprise…

    The Atlantic
  • Ouch! How to pay your tax bill to the IRS

    It's D-Day and time to settle the score with Uncle Sam. Here are the best ways to pay your tax bill to avoid costly penalties and fines.

  • Don't Be Late Filing Your Taxes

    Today is the deadline for filing your 2013 federal and state income tax returns. The envelopes must be postmarked by midnight tonight!