Earned Income Tax Credit

The Tax Guide to Having a Baby

The tax breaks that having a child can bring make a big difference in being able to afford the added expenses of raising a family.

The 5 Best Tax Breaks for 20-Somethings

Are you just starting out in the working world? Learn about the most valuable tax breaks for your education, your student loans and your future retirement.

6 Ways Singles Can Cut Their Taxes

Being single and being financially on your own makes it even more important to make smart money decisions -- such as one that minimize your taxes.

How Inflation Will Cut Your Taxes in 2014

When it comes to taxes, inflation's bite need not be too painful: The government makes adjustments to reflect the higher cost of living. Here's what you'll save in 2014.

5 Tax Credits You Can't Afford to Miss

By cutting your tax bill dollar-for-dollar, tax credits are a can't-miss way to pay less to the IRS. Here are five tax credits you need to know about.

What the 'Fiscal Cliff' Will Mean for You

The economy is rumbling along, out of control. Straight ahead, the road abruptly ends, yet the horses show no signs of slowing. Next stop: the fiscal cliff! Here's how the looming crisis will affect the average American family.

Senate Set for Symbolic Showdown on Tax Cuts

The Senate is bracing for a tax-cut showdown that is all about Democrats and Republicans showing voters their differences over taxing the well-off while accusing each other of threatening to shove the government over a fiscal cliff.

Last-Minute Tax Tips: How to Chose the Right Form to File

With just a week to go before April 17, it's crunch time for getting your taxes filed. If you're just now getting started, the first question you have to answer is which form you should use to file. Here's how to figure it out.