Here are the five tax credits that the most Americans relied on to reduce their tax bills, with some tips on whether you can claim them as well.
A proposal from Obama's State of the Union address on 529 and Coverdell college savings plans revives an idea: Can Uncle Sam change tax laws retroactively?
Not being able to rely on IRS help is a burden for many taxpayers. But with these alternative resources, you can get the tax help you need.
Donations made to charitable organizations can reduce your overall tax bill. But it's not as cut and dry as you might think. Here's what you need to know.
The Affordable Care Act will bring a new twist to tax-filing in 2015, a year in which much else will seem familiar when you're working on your return.
More than 27 million taxpayers were eligible for the earned income tax credit last year. Did you claim your share?
Two provisions in a package of tax breaks -- the CFC look-through rule and the active financing exception -- let companies shelter profits overseas.
Paying more in taxes now might seem strange, but this smart retirement strategy can save you a ton in the future.
Several popular tax deductions and credits expired at the end of 2013. Will they be coming back? It depends on how fast Congress can agree.
Luxembourg came under fire Thursday after leaked documents allegedly revealed the extent to which it has attracted the super-rich with sweet tax deals.
Republicans' resounding victory gives them an opportunity to target elements of Obamacare to constructing the Keystone XL oil pipeline to trimming taxes.
Here are tips for making the best out of three of the most common tax situations that come up when you sell your investments.
Chiquita Brands agrees to sell itself to two Brazilian companies just days after the company's shareholders rejected plans to merge with Ireland's Fyffes.
AbbVie says stockholders should vote against its $55 billion takeover offer for Shire after tax changes reduced the financial advantages of the deal.
Now is a good time to get your withholding or estimated taxes under control for the year so you won't owe a lot or face a penalty on April 15.
Corporate inversions are the tax dodge that people love to hate, but they're small potatoes compared to other techniques that multinationals regularly use.
The IRS often declares outstanding tax debts uncollectible, a new report says, rather than doing what's needed to bring the money into federal coffers.
The EU has accused Ireland of giving Apple illegal state aid that helped the iPhone maker shelter tens of billions of dollars in tax revenues.
The European Commission will publish its reasons for opening an in-depth inquiry into the Irish government's tax treatment of Apple, an official says.
For former President Bill Clinton, host of an annual gathering of business and political leaders, the American economy isn't feeling as secure as it should.
A tax code change that makes it harder for U.S. corporations to skirt taxes by merging with foreign firms is renewing debate over our corporate tax code.
Despite their popularity, The Rolling Stones were once destitute, with almost no shot at financial security. Then they met a prince who made them millions.
If you have household employees, you might need to pay what's nicknamed the nanny tax. Let's understand the rules -- and the exceptions.
Burger King has taken lot of flack for a deal that should curb its U.S. tax bill, but it's consistent with its tax-reduction strategies in recent years.
You would think Burger King's decision to buy Tim Hortons and move its headquarters to Canada would spark national outrage. But you'd be wrong. Here's why.