Articles in Taxes

Kiplinger

Believe-It-Or-Not-Tax-Deductions

Okay, admit it As you've struggled with your tax return, trying to come up with some extra deductions to pump up your refund or reduce what you owe, you've taken a few flights of fancy. "Can... Read >>

Joe Young

How Filing Taxes In Retirement Differs From Employed Years

Once again, tax season has stealthily crept into existence. While the filing deadline is still weeks away, many have begun preparing their taxes and compiling the necessary documents. The broad... Read >>

Kiplinger

Beware: Some 1099 Tax Forms Can Trick You

Part of the blizzard of paperwork taxpayers have to deal with each year is the family of 1099 forms. You know The 1099 INT reports taxable interest to you and to the IRS the 1099 DIV reports... Read >>

Kiplinger

A Tax Break on Condo Assessments

I live in a condo that is 20 years old, and we are now faced with major projects, including replacing the roof. If the condo board charges owners a special assessment for these costs, can we apply... Read >>

Bankrate

What The IRS Doesn't Want You To Know

By Kemberley Washington for Bankrate.com There is certain information the IRS simply won't tell you. I worked as an IRS agent in a former role; knowing the ins and outs of the IRS can help... Read >>

Kiplinger

Most Overlooked Tax Breaks for the Newly Widowed

Because federal tax law reaches deep into all aspects of our lives, it's no surprise that the rules that affect us change as our lives change. This can present opportunities to save or create... Read >>

Bankrate

Picking The Proper 1040 Tax Return Form

By Kay Bell for Bankrate.com Most people hate filling out tax forms almost as much as they hate forking over dough to Uncle Sam. That's why you should use the simplest tax return form you... Read >>

Kiplinger

Do You Have to Pay Taxes on Social Security Benefits?

It used to be so simple Social Security benefits were tax free. Period. But then, as part of a "Save Social Security" plan, Congress decided to tax up to 50% of benefits. Later,... Read >>

Kiplinger

States to Tackle Tax Reform in 2015

Economist Scott Drenkard is a state tax expert for the Tax Foundation, a policy research group in Washington, D.C. Last November, Republican governors were elected in Maryland, Illinois and... Read >>

Kiplinger

Most Overlooked Tax Breaks for New College Grads

Because federal tax law reaches deep into all aspects of our lives, it's no surprise that the rules that affect us change as our lives change. This can present opportunities to save or create... Read >>

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