Should you take the time to fill out the long 1040? It really depends. To find out whether you should itemize you will need to do some homework.
Review your tax situation now so you have some idea what tax bracket you will fall into this year and decide whether you want to do the long 1040 or the short 1040EZ.
This tax season holds good news for millions of self-employed people who work from home: Home office deductions, which used to require a litany of calculations and the completion of a 43-line form, have at last been simplified.
Changes to tax laws last year reinstated some income-based phase outs of some widely used personal exemptions and itemized deductions, leaving many taxpayers with higher tax bills.
The IRS has a warning for Americans — watch out for tax scams. Every year the agency releases a “Dirty Dozen” list of the worst tax scams out there. This year, identity theft and phone scams top the list.
Small businesses can innocently make tax mistakes that wind up racking up steep penalties. Consider these common mistakes before filing your taxes.
Whether you’re 25 or 55, you know you’ll want to retire one day – and to retire in comfort you must save. These five simple steps can help you make a big difference in your efforts to reach retirement with lots of money in your retirement account.
Who doesn’t want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.
With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.
Newlyweds are often confused about the best type of filing for their particular situation as well as the legalities involved. If you want to enjoy the lowest tax rate possible, you’ll need to do your homework, starting with these considerations.