taxes

IRS Warns of Email Tax Scam

If you get an email that appears to be from the IRS claiming that there's a problem with your 2013 tax return, don't respond. It's a scam.

Avoid These Classic Taxpayer Errors

Changing rules and new forms make it easy to make mistakes when filing taxes. Before sending your return, make sure you're not making these classic errors.

Tax Advice for Millennials

Filing taxes can be especially daunting for millennials, who have less practice filing their taxes and are often eligible for an array of tax deductions and credits.

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.