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7 Tax Tips for Same-Sex Couples

Changing federal and state laws and court rulings mean new rules on taxes and other financial matters for gay and lesbian couples.

Why You Should Embrace Your Tax Refund

If you end up receiving a big refund from the IRS after filing your taxes, then you just gave the government an interest-free loan. But that's not necessarily a bad thing.

IRS Watchdog Warns of Massive Tax Scam

Thousands of Americans nationwide have been targeted by a phone scam in which fraudsters claim to be from the IRS and demand money for unpaid taxes, the IRS' watchdog says.

The 5 Most Asked Tax Questions

Whether your tax question is about claiming a parent as a dependent or deducting your books for college, an expert offers advice on them all.

5 Ways Taxes Can Affect Your Credit

Finding that you owe the IRS money come tax time shouldn't affect your credit reports. But if you don't have the money to pay what you owe, it can affect your credit score.

Will You Get Audited This Year?

Claiming an excessive amount for charitable donations and forgetting to include a form are among the most common reasons for audits.