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Capital gains are profits made from the sale of real estate, investments and personal property. Get the latest capital gains tax rates and investment tax advice.
Net income provides a more accurate account of the financial status. Here’s why.
Learn how these differ and how they both can impact your budget.
Certain windfalls are considered capital gains. Here’s how to determine what you’ll owe.
A person’s gross income is used to determine how much they have to pay toward federal and state income taxes.
If you paid foreign taxes, you have a choice as how to use them to cut your U.S. tax bill.
If you earn too much money, rental loss claims against your income may be in jeopardy.
If you’re left some stock and have to sell it at a loss, you could come out ahead at tax time.
There are many options for your tax refund. Should you spend it, invest it or squirrel it away?
New rules require brokers to track investment cost basis for investors on Form 1099-B.
Don’t pay the same tax twice. Here’s how to figure the correct cost basis of investments you sold.
Heads up — the IRS will be able to better track gains and losses with the new Form 8949.
Is it really true nonresidents don’t have to pay taxes on capital gains tax on stocks?
When a buyer stops paying and a renter trashes her condo, what is this widow to do?
When you redeem savings bonds for school, the tax impact depends on who bought them and when.