Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:59 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The IRS’ online tax transcript feature was breached by crooks who used taxpayer data they stole elsewhere to get the filers’ tax information, too.

Thursday, May 21, 2015 11:57 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Be careful what you say, especially about your taxes. You never know who might be listening! One taxpayer’s conversation with the IRS made it onto Howard Stern’s show.

Thursday, May 07, 2015 4:08 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A recent investigation by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration investigation looked at a cases where IRS employees didn’t pay their taxes.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 4:44 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

People don’t like annuities until they prove themselves to be a good deal, recent research says. Here’s one worth considering.

Thursday, March 12, 2015 4:39 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Did or will you get a refund? What did or do you plan to do with it? Most folks surveyed by Bankrate say they’ll pay down debt or put the tax cash into savings.

Thursday, February 19, 2015 1:41 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Taking tax refund money to pay what a filer owes another government agency is not unusual. A federal lawsuit, however, says the Social Security Administration went too far.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 3:32 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Making nearly everybody pay taxes on Social Security is one way to cut its looming deficit.

Monday, February 09, 2015 6:00 am
By Lance Davis · Bankrate.com

This app tracks the status of your tax refund, from the government’s pockets to yours.

Tags: IRS, mobile app, tax
Monday, February 02, 2015 3:58 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Social Security makes it a little easier to pay Uncle Sam what you owe him.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 10:00 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Tax season 2015 is officially underway. That means some taxpayers already have become victims of tax identity theft. Don’t become the next one to fall prey to this crime.

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