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 offers these tips on how to avoid the top tax filing blunders.
There are websites galore that offer to help you meet Mr. or Ms. Right. Now, the new online service Prosado.com aims to provide the same sort of matchmaking between taxpayers and tax preparers.
Marc Himmelstein, CEO of D.C. lobbying firm National Environmental Strategies, is suing Comcast for $26,000, claiming its negligence caused a drop in his credit score which increased the price of his mortgage substantially.
A series of major problems and the whiff of potential fraud at a tax-prep company called "Mo Money Taxes" are a scary reminder: Be smart about selecting the professional who helps with your tax return. Here are some tips to help you avoid the shady characters.
A recent survey suggests many would-be retirees feel they'll have to work at least four years longer than they originally planned due to the recent economic downturn. And this is for folks with $500,000 to $5 million in assets. People with no nest egg will toil even longer.
Tax-resolution scams are on the rise as unethical companies peddling tax-relief services prey on people who owe back taxes. Here's what you need to know before you sign up for any tax-resolution services. Even better, here's why you should avoid most such firms.