Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

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

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

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 5:24 pm
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

Bitcoin is going to be treated like property, not currency, for tax purposes, according to the IRS.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 3:22 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

An error code has been showing up for some taxpayers when checking on the status of their refunds.

Friday, January 10, 2014 11:31 am
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

In 2010, when higher earners were first allowed to do Roth conversions, many people took advantage of the opportunity to pay taxes upfront for a tax break in the future.

Thursday, December 26, 2013 3:09 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

Here are three end-of-the-year steps to take to make sure your retirement budget is in good shape.

Tuesday, December 24, 2013 7:54 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The IRS will be offering more automated self-service options in the 2014 tax filing season.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 4:14 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The Senate Finance Committee chairman has suggested some changes to our tax system.

Thursday, November 07, 2013 12:55 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The IRS’ annual inflation adjustments bump up the amount of money in each income tax bracket for 2014.

Friday, November 01, 2013 3:54 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

No more worries about using or losing your medical flexible spending account, or FSA, money. Uncle Sam now allows you to carry over $500 in unused FSA funds each year.

Friday, November 01, 2013 3:50 pm
By Barbara Whelehan · Bankrate.com

The contribution limits for retirement plans haven’t changed much, but few people will protest.

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