Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, September 22, 2016 5:46 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The Work Opportunity Tax Credit can help both people who’ve had a hard time finding work and the companies that hire them. But a deadline to claim the WOTC tax break is fast approaching.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 12:52 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The changing diplomatic treatment of Cuba also has led to a tax change. U.S. taxpayers now can claim the foreign tax credit against Cuban taxes they paid.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 2:01 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

More adult family members find themselves caring for their aging parents. Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has proposed they get a $1,200 tax credit.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 1:33 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Presidential candidate Ben Carson needs to do away with deductions if his flat-tax plan is to work.

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:54 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Volkswagen’s manipulation of its diesel autos’ emissions readings cost the company its reputation and the U.S. Treasury millions in improper tax credits.

Monday, August 04, 2014 6:05 am
By Dr. Don Taylor · Bankrate.com

New legislation offers a tax credit for working adults that pay for the care of their parents without requiring that the parents be the child’s dependents for tax purposes.

Thursday, July 17, 2014 6:00 am
By Allison Ross · Bankrate.com

The FTC is raising awareness that those serving our country need to also be wary in guarding their finances.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 1:17 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

It doesn’t matter whether you get your health care coverage through a state or federal insurance exchange. Your tax credit to help pay for it is safe.

Thursday, September 06, 2012 1:49 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Several states offer tax deductions or tax credits to organ donors, but it doesn’t seem to have had much effect in increasing the donor pool.

Thursday, July 12, 2012 3:02 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Efforts to cope with record hot temperatures could also offer some possible tax savings.

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