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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
  • IRS: Deadline to claim $3.3 million in 2011 tax refunds emerging for Montana

    Montanans, the IRS has $3.3 million burning a hole in its pocket for you, but the deadline to get it is fast approaching.

    Billings Gazette
  • Do You Really Want A Tax Extension?

    It’s that time of year again…tax season. For many small business owners, taxes top the list of business-related concerns. In fact, the NFIB’s Small Business Economic Trends survey, released earlier this year, revealed that 20 percent of companies cite taxes as their biggest problem. With April 15…

    Business 2 Community
  • Average tax refund now $2,893

    Roughly 83% of the returns processed by the IRS so far this tax season have resulted in refunds, at an average of $2,893 per check through March 20, the agency said Thursday. The total nut paid out so ...

    CNNMoney.com
  • It's not just you: It's really taking longer to do your taxes

    For more and more taxpayers, tax season lasts most of the year.

    Bloomberg
  • 5 Lessons from Celebrities Who Cheat on Their Taxes

    Here are 5 lessons you can learn from celebrities who got into some serious tax trouble.

    The Cheat Sheet
  • How Long Will Your Tax Refund Really Take This Year?

    The IRS will begin accepting returns on January 20th. When will your refund arrive?

    The Cheat Sheet
  • Procrastinating On Your Taxes? Your Accountant May Fine You

    Anil Melwani, a CPA and founder of 212 Tax & Accounting Services, starts with a carrot—a 10 percent discount to clients who hand in their documents or come in before the end of February. Marilyn Niwao, a CPA and president of the National Society of Accountants, tells clients that if all their tax…

    Bloomberg
  • Tax tips for the unemployed

    Unemployment compensation is taxable income. A few years ago, a small amount of unemployment benefits were exempted from taxation, but that tax break has expired. You'll get a Form 1099-G that will tell you how much unemployment you must report on that year's tax return. If you opted not to have…

    Bankrate.com
  • Abolish the IRS? Easy to say, but awfully hard to do

    Promising to abolish the Internal Revenue Service is a good talking point for political candidates who are looking to fire up the Republicans' most conservative voters. It's also unlikely to ever happen, ...

    Associated Press
  • Federal workers owe the IRS $3.5 billion in unpaid taxes

    They work for the government, but they haven't paid their taxes on time. Federal workers and retirees owe the IRS $3.5 billion, according to data released Tuesday. About 3.1% of all federal employees, ...

    CNNMoney.com
  • How Does An IRS Audit Work?

    It doesn't automatically mean an IRS agent will be ringing your doorbell. Here are the different types of IRS audits and how to handle them.

    Investopedia
  • Don't you dare deduct these expenses!

    There are some deductions you should steer clear of.

    Bankrate.com
  • Why Obamacare Has Made Tax Filing an Even Bigger Headache This Year

    This is the first year that health reform crops up on your tax return. And a new study finds that many Americans who got help with health insurance premiums in 2014 now owe the IRS money.

    Money