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Looking for advice on lowering your federal or state taxes? You have come to the right place. Plus, find news and advice on tax brackets, sales tax, property taxes and estate taxes.
Certain windfalls are considered capital gains. Here’s how to determine what you’ll owe.
Here’s what to know about records to hang on to and how long you should keep them.
Taxpayers can follow their refund online, by phone or with a smartphone app.
Personal credit card use is almost never eligible for a deduction come tax season, but if you’re using a business credit card you can likely deduct your fees.
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To make this move work, our tax expert says an insurer would need to offer an annuity policy for long-term care needs that also meets tax-law requirements for IRA classification.
Neither gains nor losses on stock sales apply to nonresident owners of securities. However, dividends paid on those assets are taxable.