Taxes Blog

Thursday, April 5, 2012 1:59 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

A CPA once told me that 95 percent of doing taxes is organization. I’m not sure I agree with that percentage.

» Read more
Tuesday, April 3, 2012 2:20 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

In the span of four days, we witnessed what was arguably the largest spate of gambling in U.S. history. By the time the Mega Millions lottery numbers were drawn on Friday, March 30, folks hoping for immediate wealth had bought more that 625 million tickets. Three days later when NCAA March Madness wound down with

» Read more
Thursday, March 29, 2012 1:52 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The bursting housing bubble still has some fizz. The federal government and 49 state attorneys general recently reached a $25 billion settlement with mortgage lenders over alleged foreclosure abuses that helped contribute to the current housing crisis. Now some U.S. representatives want to make sure that the deal doesn’t produce tax problems for the folks

» Read more
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 4:12 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Tax day 2012 is fast approaching. If you haven’t filed your tax return yet, chances are you owe the IRS.

» Read more
Thursday, March 22, 2012 3:03 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

One of the worst tax surprises is that canceled debt generally is taxable.

» Read more
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 5:28 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The latest shot in the federal budget battle has been fired. House Republicans have released their fiscal year 2013 budget plan. Republican budget wunderkind Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin representative who chairs the House Budget Committee, wants to collapse the current six tax brackets that range from 10 percent to 35 percent to just two, 10

» Read more
Tags: tax, Taxes
Thursday, March 15, 2012 1:48 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

I’m not a parent, so that means I have lots of opinions about how other people raise their kids. That’s why I was riveted by a segment on the “Today” show Thursday where a financial expert offered advice on dealing with adult children who’ve moved back home. Supportive families are the first place most people

» Read more
Tags: tax, Taxes
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 5:24 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

You’re getting ready to file your taxes and you discover that you didn’t get a 1099-MISC form for one of your jobs. You called the company and the guy in finance said since you didn’t earn at least $600 for the project, the company doesn’t have to issue the tax statement. Woo-hoo, you think, there’s

» Read more
Tags: tax, Taxes
Thursday, March 8, 2012 12:48 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

According to all sorts of data, the economy is picking up. But sometimes those figures are slow to trickle down …

» Read more
Tags: tax, Taxes
Tuesday, March 6, 2012 3:28 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Voters in 10 states are headed to the polls on this Super Tuesday to help pick the Republican presidential nominee. Wins by Mitt Romney could speed along the GOP selection process, but don’t expect the two biggest thorns in his side, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum, to go away even if they don’t make up

» Read more
Tags: tax, Taxes
Page 23 of 46« First...10...2122232425...3040...Last »