tax

IRS Cuts 'Innocent Spouses' Some Slack

When people play fast and loose with their taxes, they often leave their spouses -- and ex-spouses -- in the dark. Until now, those innocent wives and husbands had a short window to appeal to the IRS for relief -- and the window sometimes closed before they knew there was an issue. Now, the IRS is trying to make its policy fairer.

Tax Day Deals

Nobody likes spending money on Tax Day. For many Americans, writing that check to Uncle Sam is painful enough. To make it more enjoyable, many...

Nine Tips for E-filing Your Tax Return

With less than a month to go before Tax Day, more taxpayers are considering e-filing their federal income tax returns. The IRS encourages taxpayers...

More Tax Tips From the Pros

Last week, I shared my top tax season secrets with you. I also emphasized that there's no one-size-fits-all approach to taxes. To give you a wide...

Can I Get My Tax Refund Back Faster?

Now that the tax filing season is in full swing -- and the IRS is processing all returns -- taxpayers are clamoring to find out how quickly they can...