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A tax credit is an incentive that lets a taxpayer reduce the total amount of tax owed. Find out which tax credits are available to you.
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.
Owners of condemned rental real estate can defer capital gains if they purchase another rental.
Saving for the future is of paramount importance to all Americans. Luckily, we all have a rich uncle to turn to for some help. His name is Uncle Sam.
The IRS rules for claiming a dependent seem simple, but proving it can be complex.
The child care credit is not meant to subsidize education, but to allow parents to work.
When figuring whether or not per diem is taxed, take into account your ‘tax home,’ says CPA George Saenz.
The federal government’s stance on same-sex marriages leaves couples without preferential property tax treatment.
Figuring whether to include casino comps as taxable income is like playing roulette.
The deduction for investment interest is limited, but disallowed investment interest can be carried forward on future tax returns.
The housing rescue bill offers relief to homeowners and new buyers. Naturally, strings are attached.
Income limits rule for spouses who want to contribute to a deductible IRA, says CPA George Saenz.