Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 12:41 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

You’ve got less than a week to file your tax return, unless you get an extension. Either way, though, remember that you must pay any tax you owe by April 18.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 12:23 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Despite tighter security measures, the IRS is hopeful this filing season will be better for it and taxpayers than last year.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:41 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Remember Mitt Romney’s remark about the 47%? New numbers now peg the number lower.

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 12:27 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

About 43 percent of Americans won’t pay 2013 taxes. Take a closer look at why they’re not filing.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 10:32 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The 2014 tax filing season will open 10 days later than the originally planned starting date.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 4:45 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The government shutdown slowed IRS preparation for the 2014 tax filing season.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 4:00 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The creator of the 1990s Beanie Babies craze has agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion and pay a $53.3 million penalty. Learn from his costly mistakes.