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The Child Care Tax Break Many Parents Overlook

Thanks to confusing and often misunderstood rules surrounding child-care tax breaks, the author has overpaid Uncle Sam to the tune of $1,000, missing out on $200 in tax savings each year for the past half-decade. Read on to avoid her mistake -- unless you enjoy filing mounds of amended returns.

Top Five Tax Resolutions for 2011

While the pains and pressures of this year's tax season are fresh in your mind, give some thought to next April 15. Here are five tips from the personal finance pros for making next year's tax filing season less stressful and more monetarily rewarding.

10 Often Overlooked Tax Deductions

Tax preparer working with a clientThis story was corrected on January 31, 2011.

In life, you can't win the game if you don't know all the rules, and paying your taxes is no...

Tax Changes You Need to Know for 2011

Get ready for these tax changes in 2011With tax season 2010 already in full swing, it's easy to overlook some important tax changes for 2011. Here's some of what you can look forward to...

Are you an unwitting tax cheat?

With just over a month to go until the April 15th tax deadline, the IRS is ramping up efforts to get the message out to taxpayers about the...