Tax planning is likely the last thing on your mind on April 16, but a few simple moves are smart to make to improve your finances next year.
As the April 15 tax deadline nears, people who got help paying for health insurance under President Obama's law are seeing a direct effect on their refunds.
A new Pew poll that examines our feelings about fairness in taxes suggests that tax reform could be a big issue in the 2016 presidential election.
Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are increasingly turning to payment advances, prepaid cards or other costly services when getting tax help.
Some taxpayers are discovering the income tax refund they thought was coming has instead has been seized to pay their defaulted student loan debt.
To avoid the traps that phaseout provisions lay out, in a few cases, it might make sense to earn less income.
While there's only so much you can do to make your taxes easier this year, there are steps you can take now to pave the way to lower taxes in future years.
These tax-free provisions of tax laws act as an incentive for those with modest income levels to invest for the long run, especially in the stock market.
It seems like every year, tax preparation companies try to find new ways to separate you from your money. Here's advice on how you can save at tax time.
More than 27 million taxpayers were eligible for the earned income tax credit last year. Did you claim your share?
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.
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.
The Social Security Administration has suspended a program in which thousands of people were having tax refunds seized to recoup decades-old overpayments.
American workers take barely half the paid time off they're entitled to and more than 60 percent admit to doing some work while on vacation, a report shows.
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.
Late hours at the post office, e-filing and an easy method to get an extension are some of the ways to reduce pressure to make the April 15 deadline for federal income taxes.
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.
Tax time isn't known for being a lot of fun, but if you get a refund and allocate toward saving, you can enter a free contest to earn extra cash.
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.