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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.
If you paid foreign taxes, you have a choice on how to use them to cut your U.S. tax bill.
A mismatch between a name and a Social Security number on a tax return could mean costly problems.
If you paid someone to care for a dependent so you could work, a special tax credit could cut your IRS bill.
For lower income filers, money put away for your retirement could cut today’s tax bill.
Tallying up all your expenses can help you cut your tax bill, especially if you claim every deduction the IRS allows.
Workers have to qualify for earned income credit, says CPA George Saenz.
These common IRS words and phrases will help you get started talking taxes.
Here are ordinary taxable income brackets for use in filing 2007 tax returns due April 15, 2009.
The first of Bankrate’s daily tax tips offers seven tasks you can take care of now instead of later.
Bankrate’s 2009 Tax Guide provides all the tools and information you need to successfully file your 2008 return.