Taxes Blog

Thursday, October 16, 2014 1:47 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The federal deficit continues to fall, thanks in large part to the record number of taxes Uncle Sam collected in fiscal year 2014.

» Read more
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 2:58 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

More personal, local concerns, especially when it comes to taxes, often shape voting trends and election outcomes.

» Read more
Thursday, October 9, 2014 1:57 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Cell phones are more popular than ever, despite the large amount of taxes assessed on the services.

» Read more
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 3:03 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

IRS examination of tax returns has been dropping. That means more filers are prone to fudge figures on their 1040s. But the agency still is collecting trillions of dollars.

» Read more
Thursday, October 2, 2014 3:03 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Online shopping got more expensive on Oct. 1 in Maryland and Minnesota. Amazon now collects sales tax on purchases there, bringing to 23 the number of states with the levies.

» Read more
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:49 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The IRS is closing some delinquent tax cases as uncollectible before agency employees complete all required steps to track down the owing individuals, according to a new report.

» Read more
Thursday, September 25, 2014 11:52 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is facing federal charges for a variety of alleged tax crimes. Find out how to avoid a similar situation in your tax life.

» Read more
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 4:04 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Things are getting real for Real Housewives of NJ reality TV stars Teresa and Joe Giudice. They could be going to federal jail for, in part, tax evasion charges.

» Read more
Thursday, September 18, 2014 10:30 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Do you take advantage of tax-favored retirement savings accounts? Congress is looking at ways to make IRAs and 401(k) plans more appealing.

» Read more
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 3:43 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Business leaders have long complained the U.S. tax code penalizes businesses. A new study agrees, putting America near the bottom of a tax competitiveness list.

» Read more
Page 2 of 5212345...102030...Last »