Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, April 07, 2015 10:01 am
By Kay Bell ·

A new law offers a special tax deduction option for cash gifts to charities providing aid to the families of two NYC police officers who were slain in December 2014.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 1:15 pm
By Kay Bell ·

Old Man Winter arrived early and with a vengeance this week across much of the United States. Resulting property damages could mean tax help for some.

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:07 pm
By Kemberley Washington ·

You might be eligible for a tax break if you’re owed money and there’s no hope of repayment.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 5:55 pm
By Kay Bell ·

If you use your auto for business, medical purposes or moving, you might be able to deduct miles traveled. In 2013, the amount rises.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 8:55 am
By Judy Martel ·

As part of an overhaul of the tax system, a popular deduction could be at risk.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 9:38 am
By Kay Bell ·

The mortgage interest tax deduction isn’t available to every taxpayer, but that doesn’t stop it from getting a whole lot of attention. The reason: Our homes are usually our largest purchases. And if you can claim this home-related tax break, it goes a long way in helping lower your eventual tax bill. But as I’ve noted over