The more you rush to beat the April 15 deadline to file your taxes, the more you're likely to make mistakes that can cost you a lot of money and hassle.
It's no secret that raising kids is expensive. Fortunately, parents get a little bit of financial relief every April, thanks to income tax refunds from the IRS.
Last-minute filers shouldn't let the pressure to meet the April 15 IRS deadline to not follow the rules for getting an extension, taking credits and receiving refunds.
Here's how working parents and full-time students can get the IRS to cover some of their child-care expenses.
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.
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.
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.
Don't just give your money away to an accountant. With all the tax software on the market today, it's easier than ever to keep your cash and file your own tax return.
Many of the most common tax-planning strategies used to accelerate income or defer deductions had to be implemented by Dec. 31, but others remain ripe for the picking.
Save on taxes with energy-efficient home improvements, caring for a parent, refinancing points, earned income tax credit and more.
Millions of us are looking forward to filing our taxes so we can get get our big, fat refunds. But why'd we give Uncle Sam such big interest-free loans in the first place?
As the year winds down, it's worth making sure that you are minimizing your 2013 tax bill.