Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 3:54 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

An Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter says he’s never paid federal taxes. That admission could mean he’s in for his toughest match ever.

Wednesday, January 09, 2013 11:23 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The 2013 tax filing season will open eight days later than the Internal Revenue Service had planned, on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

Tuesday, January 08, 2013 4:06 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Because Congress didn’t pass tax law changes affecting 2012 tax returns until Jan. 1, this year’s filing process could be delayed.

Tuesday, November 06, 2012 1:26 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The Internal Revenue Service is offering Supserstorm Sandy victims special tax consideration when it comes to tax deadlines and recovery payments.

Thursday, June 10, 2010 3:06 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

I hate to be a nag (actually, I tell my husband I’m just detail-oriented!), but if you pay estimated taxes make sure you don’t miss the June 15 deadline for the second filing of 2010. These four extra payments a year are made by folks who get money that isn’t subject to payroll withholding. It could be

Friday, April 16, 2010 11:43 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Everyone has to meet the April 15 filing deadline, even the country’s leaders. Check out the 1040s filed this year by the president and vice president.

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 10:35 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The IRS is expecting around 60 million returns to arrive this week. If you’re one of these last-minute filers, welcome to my club! I’m planning to give my return a once-over this afternoon, then hit the send button.

But as good as it feels to be done with your 1040 for another year, don’t relax too much. You might have some more tax tasks to take care of in the next couple of days.

Monday, April 12, 2010 11:23 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

With just three days left to the annual tax-filing deadline, people are still having problems with the Making Work Pay credit. To actually get the credit now, you have to file Schedule M with your return. Still confused? Welcome to the world of U.S. taxes!