Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 4:08 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If you owe Connecticut, Louisiana or Arkansas taxes, you might be able to take advantage of tax amnesties now underway in those states.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 5:40 pm
By Jennie L. Phipps · Bankrate.com

The IRS is cracking down on people with foreign bank accounts. If you have one, better pay up or file for amnesty.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012 5:07 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The super-rich had at least $21 trillion hidden in secret tax havens worldwide at the end of 2010. And it’s probably a low-ball amount.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 1:28 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If  you had any doubt that taxes need to be thought about year-round, then consider what will happen tomorrow. On the federal level, the first-time homebuyer tax credit will come to an end Thursday, Sept. 30. That’s the day that folks who had a contract in place by April 30 on a qualifying home must actually close on the purchase