taxes

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.

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.

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.

Best (and Worst) States To Be a Taxpayer

The tax burden the average American pays varies tremendously and much depends on where you live, according to a study that ranked all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

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.