Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 3:35 pm
By Kay Bell ·

 Did you find filing your 2010 tax returns particularly troublesome? You’re not alone. National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, speaking to a recent session of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation meeting in Washington, D.C., thinks so, too. What made it so bad for the woman in charge of making sure the Internal Revenue Service

Thursday, March 24, 2011 12:42 pm
By Kay Bell ·

 If you’re still waiting for your tax refund because the Internal Revenue Service had a problem with your repayment of the 2008 first-time homebuyer credit, you can expect your money by April 5. Really. That’s the official word from the IRS. OK, the IRS says that target date “assumes that there are no other issues with