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.
Thursday, July 19, 2012 3:31 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is resisting releasing more than a couple of tax returns. Want to see what’s on his 1040s?

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Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:39 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Amazon began collecting sales tax from Texas purchases July 1.

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Thursday, July 12, 2012 3:02 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Efforts to cope with record hot temperatures could also offer some possible tax savings.

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012 11:53 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The president’s proposal to extend Bush tax cuts only to lower-income taxpayers is more popular …

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Thursday, July 5, 2012 5:34 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Alabama residents can purchase many storm-related items tax-free July 6-8 as part of the state’s first Severe Storm Sales Tax Holiday.

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Monday, July 2, 2012 4:45 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

What better way to celebrate our nation’s birthday than with celebrity tax fireworks.

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Thursday, June 28, 2012 11:59 am
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

The controversial health care purchase mandate is constitutional because of Congress’ ability to tax us.

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Tuesday, June 26, 2012 3:10 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Which states do better economically? Those with no income taxes or those with high income taxes?

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Thursday, June 21, 2012 3:08 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Congress and the president continue to fight over how individual income tax rates should look in 2013. President Barack Obama wants to increase the top two rates, currently at 33 percent and 35 percent, to 36 percent and 39.5 percent, respectively. Congress, and by Congress I mean the Republicans who control the House and who

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Tuesday, June 19, 2012 4:05 pm
By Kay Bell · Bankrate.com

Paying a special property tax assessment in full proves to be costly for some homeowners.

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