The Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over taxes on severance, issuing a decision that may block more than $1 billion in refund claims.
Here's how working parents and full-time students can get the IRS to cover some of their child-care expenses.
California is determining if credit card data were stolen from DMV computers, in yet another warning for millions of consumers about a possible breach of their information.
The IRS is warning that scammers have targeted thousands of Americans, and walked away with more than a million dollars of taxpayer money.
If you haven't arranged for withholding, prepare to give the IRS its share of your unemployment check. For states, it's a different matter.
The convenience that allows us to electronic file our taxes also allows cybercriminals to file fraudulent returns. Here's how cybersecurity gurus say you can protect yourself.
The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit can shave thousands of dollars off the cost of higher education, via credits on your federal income taxes.
All you need to do your taxes is a little bit of time over one weekend to gather what you need, get organized and file your return.
Savings bonds have some valuable tax benefits that many people don't know about. They'd be even more appealing if their interest rates were higher.
This rare harmony holds the potential to reshape the debate on bridging the growing opportunity gap. Just don't count on Obama's proposal to pass without changes.
A fixation on the ups and downs of the stock market leaves many of us oblivious to where money is drained by taxes, fees, interest paid (and lost) and depreciation.
If you're wondering how to spend your tax refund this year, here are a few spending tips to help you get an even bigger refund next year.
Older taxpayers could owe big tax penalties if they don't act by April 1. Here's what the 2 million who turned 70½ in 2013 need to know about required minimum...
Tax time isn't known for being a lot of fun, but if you get a refund and allocate toward saving, you can enter a free contest to earn extra cash.
Free File from the IRS will help many taxpayers, and the Internal Revenue Service also certifies trained volunteers to assist the elderly and those who make less than $52,000.