In most cases, filing jointly is the smartest move for married couples. But there are some situations in which they should consider separate returns.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
When filing your taxes, you have two options: The standard deduction might be less stressful, but the itemized deduction might save you a larger chunk of change.
Credit Suisse blames a small number of employees after a U.S. Senate report said the Swiss lender helped clients hide as much as $10 billion from tax authorities.
Rewards and bonuses might mean you come out ahead when using a credit or debit card to pay federal taxes -- at a processing fee of 1.87 to 2.35 percent.
Lawyers usually aren't held in high esteem by most people, but this tax loophole, which is only available to them, might cause you to think even lower of the legal profession.
Inputting errors, missing information and excessive deductions raise the chances of your tax return being audited.