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.
There's some good news on college tuition. Yes, the cost has gone up -- but not as much in the past.
About half the people who now buy their own health insurance would qualify for federal tax credits to offset rate shock, according to a new private study.
Nearly 26 million low- and middle-income Americans could be eligible for health insurance subsidies next year, but most don't know it.
IRS over-refunds for the Earned Income Tax Credit are one of the bigger line items in the U.S. budget, but few politicians in either party are looking to fix the EITC problem.
Corporations and wealthy individuals have already prepared for tax day by assiduously spending money in deliberate ways to minimize their tax liability.
Given how complex the tax code is, it's not surprising that people mess up when filing their returns -- making mistakes that can cost you thousands of dollars. CPA Gary Craig...
Think you're on your own if you want your tax-related concerns heard in Washington? Well, you're not. Since 1979 there's been an official advocate who has the ear of...
Many state and local governments offer businesses tax credits to give them an incentive to create jobs. A good deal -- unless your company's tax bill is already too low for...
In theory, private school scholarship laws in Georgia and several other states let people redirect their tax dollars to help educate poor children. Instead, some private...
What should you do if you owe the IRS a big bill on Tax Day but don't have the ability to pay it right now? Don't despair. Here are a few smart options that can help.