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.
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.
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.
Banks won't take marijuana entrepreneurs in Colorado as customers, even though the businesses are operating legally, leaving many owners to run their businesses with cash.
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.
High potential penalties and low interest rates change the strategy on avoiding a tax refund windfall.
Nearly every other service profession is more heavily-regulated than tax preparers. Before you put your return in the hands of an alleged tax pro, here's what you should know.
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.
Billionaire Beanie Babies creator Ty Warner will serve two years of probation following his guilty plea on a tax evasion charge, a judge rules.
Workers who take advantage of special tax-free accounts to pay out-of-pocket medical expenses could soon be allowed to carry over up to $500 from one year to the next.
More than 12 million taxpayers filed for IRS extensions this year, and many of them haven't yet filed their tax returns. If you're one of them, here's what you need to know.
The billionaire who created Beanie Babies has pleaded guilty to a tax evasion charge that could send him to prison for years.
The billionaire creator of Beanie Babies, Ty Warner, has been charged with tax evasion and agreed to plead guilty and pay a penalty of almost $53.6 million.
A time-tested rule to ensure people have enough money during retirement has come under fire for potentially being too risky.
The government says that all legally married gay couples will be able to file joint federal tax returns even if they live in states that don't recognize same-sex marriages.