Tax guidance and resources
Looking for advice on lowering your federal or state taxes? You’ve come to the right place. Plus, get news and advice related to tax brackets, property taxes, estate taxes and more.
Long-term capital gains tax basics
Certain windfalls are considered capital gains. Here’s how to determine what you’ll owe.
The average tax refund
The average tax return for the 2020 tax year was $2,827, a 13.24 percent increase from the previous year.
Cryptocurrency taxes: A guide
The IRS is stepping up enforcement on potential tax evasion by looking more closely at who’s exchanging cryptocurrencies.
Donation value guide for 2022
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What happens if you don’t file taxes?
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2022-2023 tax brackets and federal income tax rates
Filing your 2022 taxes and unsure about your tax bracket? Bankrate can help.4 min read Jan 17, 2023
2021 tax brackets
Reviewing your 2021 taxes and have questions about your tax bracket? Bankrate can help.1 min read Jan 17, 2023
Tax refund schedule 2023: How long it takes to get your tax refund
Discover how long it may take to receive your tax refund in 2023.3 min read Jan 12, 2023
H&R Block review 2023 (tax year 2022)
H&R Block is the best bet for those who qualify for the free edition and want the convenience of multiple filing options.4 min read Dec 23, 2022
End-of-year tips to get ahead of tax season
Expert advice on what to do in December to get ready for April.5 min read Dec 02, 2022
What is an LLC?
An LLC can simplify tax filing and reduce the legal liability of its members.3 min read Nov 11, 2022
Donor-advised funds: A popular tax-advantaged way to give to charity
Here’s how a donor-advised fund works and why it may be an attractive option for the wealthy.4 min read Oct 05, 2022
Capital gains tax on real estate and selling your home
How to lessen the tax liability, so you can keep as much profit in your pocket as possible.6 min read Aug 25, 2022
How are mutual funds taxed?
Mutual fund taxes can be complicated. Here’s what you need to know.3 min read Aug 04, 2022
Is credit card interest tax-deductible?
Interest paid on outstanding student loan debt, mortgage and home equity loan debt, business expenses, and interest on money borrowed to purchase investment property qualifies for a deduction.3 min read Jul 07, 2022
Missed the tax deadline? Here’s what you should do
If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, don’t panic — but act fast.4 min read Apr 19, 2022
How to file for a tax extension with the IRS
Applying for more time to file your taxes is easy. Just don’t put off paying your tax bill.3 min read Apr 15, 2022
NFT tax guide: 6 top tips for non-fungible token creators and investors
Here are six things that those involved in creating and trading NFTs need to know.5 min read Apr 11, 2022
7 top tax tips for investors
Pay particular attention to these areas and you may find some new ways to save on what you owe.5 min read Apr 06, 2022
Child and dependent care tax credit: Who qualifies and how to get up to $8,000 in credits
The credit was confusing even before Congress revamped it for 2021.7 min read Apr 01, 2022
Can a Roth IRA be used for college?
Here’s how to use a Roth IRA to pay for your child’s college tuition.4 min read Mar 28, 2022
Earned income tax credit (EITC): What it is and who qualifies
This popular tax break can be one of the trickiest.5 min read Mar 24, 2022
Need to report cryptocurrency on your taxes? Here’s how to use Form 8949 to do it
Here’s what to know about declaring your capital gains and losses when using Form 8949.6 min read Mar 11, 2022
Where’s my refund? How to track your tax refund
It’s easy to track the status of your tax refund online.4 min read Mar 03, 2022
Filing your taxes soon? Here’s how COVID-19 relief could affect what you owe
The coronavirus pandemic is making this year’s tax season complex.7 min read Mar 02, 2022
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- Deduct child care expenses
- Use the sales tax deduction
- Claim medical expenses
- Tax deduction for charitable giving
- How to e-file taxes
- How long to get your tax return
- How to invest tax return
- Open IRA to save on taxes
- When to pay estimated taxes
- How bonuses are taxed
- Long-term capital gains tax
- Tips for paying estimated taxes
- When are taxes due?
- Do I have to file taxes?
- The best tax software