Savings Experiment: Taxes

Our savings experts tell you if you need to pay for an accountant or if you can use tax software for the best result.

4 Mobile Apps to Make You Smarter With Money

If your underperforming money needs a kick in the right direction, turn your mobile device into a financial adviser, motivational coach, and investment guru with these apps. Because a penny saved is a penny earned, they're all free.

Tax Tips for the Accidental Landlord

In today's shaky real estate market, more and more homeowners are becoming landlords, both by plan and by necessity. But whether you're renting out your old house, an investment property, or even a single room, being the landlord means tax breaks, and you should take every one you can.

Five Tax Moves That Could Save You Money in April

Here are five relatively painless steps you can take this month that could benefit you in a big way come tax time in April. So take a break from all the holiday hoopla and focus on maximizing your tax position for 2010.

H&R Block Buys Maker of TaxACT Tax Software

H&R Block has been a laggard in its online efforts, while competitor Intuit's TurboTax keeps gaining market share. To start remedying the situation, H&R Block this week agreed to pay $287.5 million for 2SS Holdings, which develops the desktop and online tax prep software TaxACT.

Taxpayers sound off about refunds

As tax season plugs along (just 45 days until April 15), more and more taxpayers are talking about refunds. Some are finding that they are due more...

Intuit Shares Soar on Improved Outlook

Early tax filers helped boost Intuit's revenues 8% in the second quarter and raise its outlook for 2010, sending the stock up $2.40 or nearly 8% on Friday.