taxes

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.

Is the Saver's Tax Credit Right for You?

Low- and moderate-income families can save money on their taxes every year with the Saver's Credit. That includes contributions to traditional IRAs, Roth IRAs, and 401(k)s.

Tax Savings for Young Families

Young families should make these moves throughout the year to keep their tax bills low at tax time. Here are the areas where you should look for savings.

Tax Savings for Empty-Nesters

Empty-nesters should make these moves throughout the year to keep their bill low at tax time. Here are the areas where you should look for savings.

Smarter Ways to Give to Charity

Many people scramble to make charitable contributions before Dec. 31 to get a tax break, but that may not be the best move for either their finances or charities.

5 Free Tax Resources for Retirees

The IRS has some excellent resources for seniors and retirees, whether you complete your own taxes or delegate that task to someone else.

Don't Overlook These Tax Deductions

2013 was a great year for many investors, but there's a downside. All those market gains may have left you with a lot more income to report.

Where Do You Rank as a Taxpayer?

Regardless of how much you earn, are you bearing your fair share of the nation's tax burden? Here's a simple wait to find out.

5 Tips for Preparing for 2014 Taxes

Let 2014 be the year you vow to achieve a greater level of understanding about your taxes and to properly organize and plan for your liability.