For those who live in the 43 states that charge at least some form of state income tax, getting your Federal 1040 finished is just half the battle.
This year's Tax Freedom Day is April 24, the day when average Americans are no longer working to pay their various tax burdens.
A tax audit isn't the end of the world, but it can be a lot more difficult that it should if you go in angry, disorganized and alone.
Some states shame delinquent taxpayers by publishing lists of their top scofflaws. Does it really collect what's owed?
The mortgage interest deduction is just the biggest way that tax laws help homebuyers. Improvements in energy efficiency and moving costs may also matter.
Drawing down your pretax 401(k) and IRA balances before signing up for Social Security is one way to minimize taxes on your benefits.
In Connecticut, tax officials go to some lengths to keep them -- or, more accurately, keep the billions of dollars in revenue their income taxes generate.
TurboTax, the country's most popular tax preparation software, halted processing state tax returns for 24 hours because of a spike in fraudulent filings.
All employees should get W-2s from their employers. Here's how to understand all the numbers of those boxes to correctly file your taxes.
A change this month in New York's estate tax contains a hidden wrinkle that could leave some multimillionaires with a bigger surprise tax upon their death.
Filing one state tax return is bad enough, but some people have to file several. Find out if you're one of them.
Every year, Americans work the equivalent of months to pay all their taxes. The Tax Foundation can tell you when you'll start keeping your earnings.
Even if you have your taxes already figured out -- or have an excellent accountant doing them for you -- you still might be in for some expensive surprises this tax season.
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.
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.
If you're like most other Americans, the most important tax form you'll receive all year is the W-2 from your employer. Here's a box-by-box rundown on the key numbers.