Taxes Blog

Want to make filing your annual state and federal tax returns easier? Bankrate’s Taxes Blog focuses on how to deal with real-life tax situations, from which forms to file to tax brackets and rates to credits and deductions that will lower tax bills. To ensure that the tax tips are up-to-date, Bankrate’s Taxes Blog also keeps an eye on tax-law changes and the politics behind state and Internal Revenue Code alterations. See the latest posts below.
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?

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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.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2015 10:04 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Greece’s financial troubles are partially due to the country’s widespread tax evasion. It’s a worldwide problem, even in the United States.

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 2:33 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Tax identity theft can be a mess to fix. That’s why the National Taxpayer Advocate says the IRS needs a single point of contact for tax ID theft victims.

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Tuesday, July 14, 2015 3:20 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Presidential candidates want to simplify the tax code, but not at the expense of homeowners.

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Thursday, July 9, 2015 11:58 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Taxpayers are demanding more digital solutions. The IRS needs to respond, but also ensure the online options are secure.

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Tuesday, July 7, 2015 11:48 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Washington state’s first 12 months of taxable marijuana sales were much better than expected.

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Thursday, July 2, 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.

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015 10:42 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

It may not be romantic, but taking care of these tax tasks after you return from your honeymoon can save you some money.

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

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

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