Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, December 04, 2014 2:33 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

It looks like the expired tax breaks known as extenders are finally on their way to approval. But the deal is only for the 2014 tax year. Further action will be needed in 2015.

Thursday, November 06, 2014 11:03 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Congressional procrastination and IRS staffing problems are likely to mean the upcoming 2015 tax-filing season will be a mess.

Thursday, January 03, 2013 5:48 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The tax bill passed to keep us from falling off the “fiscal cliff” also contained some questionable tax breaks for certain unorthodox businesses.

Friday, June 25, 2010 9:22 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Remember yesterday when I suggested you do all you can to close on your new home by June 30 if you want to claim the first-time homebuyer credit on your 2010 taxes? The Senate made that advice more urgent last night when, for the third time it was unable to sign off on the tax