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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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Our tax expert discusses how a couple forced to sell for a job-related move can claim a partial personal residence tax exclusion.
The Tax Adviser explains the IRS rules that apply to monetary gifts from foreigners.
Our tax adviser explains when points paid to refinance a home loan are deductible.
If you live in a disaster zone, tidy up and create a well-working filing system for all of your crucial financial and personal records.
It takes more than just living together to make a common law marriage.
A special standard deduction amount for older and blind taxpayers is easy to claim. Just check a couple of boxes on your return.
If you’ve been a patient investor, Uncle Sam gives you a break at tax time.
Donations can be valuable tax-cutting tools if you follow documentation rules.
Mutual funds are a popular investment vehicle but too often fund holders overpay taxes because they don’t figure an account’s correct cost basis.
Ready to toss that pencil and turn your 2000 tax return over to your computer? We review the three major tax preparation software packages.