Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Thursday, July 02, 2015 11:07 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If you live in the Windy City and stream television shows, movies or music, you’ll now face a 9% tax on that service.

Friday, June 26, 2015 10:10 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The Supreme Court has ruled same-sex marriages are legal nationwide.

Thursday, June 25, 2015 12:49 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Now that the Affordable Care Act and the tax credits that make it possible will remain, Congress is focusing on repealing parts of it, such as the medical device tax.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 2:23 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost the 2015 NBA title, but the games brought the city $1.4 million in added tax revenue.

Thursday, June 18, 2015 12:49 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A new report charges Wal-Mart with using international loopholes to lower its U.S. tax bills. With the world’s largest retailer now part of the conversation, corporate tax reform might finally happen.

Thursday, June 11, 2015 1:06 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

White House wannabe Carly Fiorina, one of the many seeking the GOP 2016 presidential nomination, has released her 2012 and 2013 tax returns. Why do we care?

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 11:50 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A pay stub with info on Pittsburgh Major League Baseball all-star Andrew McCutchen’s income was found in a clubhouse. It shows the myriad taxes he has to pay to play professional ball.

Thursday, June 04, 2015 11:50 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

All eyes are on the IRS after crooks were able to access data on 104,000 previously filed tax returns. But the agency actually is doing a better job of stopping tax ID theft.

Tuesday, June 02, 2015 3:14 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

If you’re not as rich as Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner, the cost of transitioning from one gender to another is a major expense. The tax code might be able to help.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 9:59 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The IRS’ online tax transcript feature was breached by crooks who used taxpayer data they stole elsewhere to get the filers’ tax information, too.

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