Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 2:05 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Moving is a pain, even for the rich. In fact, a new study finds that the wealthy don’t move that much even if relocation would lower their tax rates.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 1:46 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Legalizing marijuana at the federal level and in all states could bring in billions. It wouldn’t really make a big dent in government budgets, but it would make many constituents happy.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:25 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If you didn’t win anything in the $1.5 billion Powerball drawing, you’re not alone. Even state tax collectors are losers this time.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 10:51 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Most estates won’t face the federal tax, but it’s a different story in states that still collect them. Would you relocate to protect your estate from taxes?

Thursday, July 23, 2015 2:00 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A few states resisted same-sex marriage. Now that it’s the nation’s law, however, it could help boost their states’ tax collections.

Thursday, April 30, 2015 1:16 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Maine’s governor wants his state to become the 10th one with no income tax. The advantages and disadvantages of no taxes aren’t necessarily clear cut.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 1:24 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Overall state tax revenues were up in fiscal year 2014 compared to the previous year, but some states lost money. How did your state fare?

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 1:50 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

State taxes are a complication and cost for millions of U.S. taxpayers. MyFreeTaxes offers online and in-person help at no cost.

Friday, February 06, 2015 1:59 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Fears of fraudulent state tax returns has prompted TurboTax to temporarily halt e-filing of those documents.

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:17 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Taxes are among the factors that businesses consider when locating their operations. The lack of taxes is evident in the 2015 ranking of best business tax climates.

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