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8 Tax Tricks to Try if You're Stuck With Student Loans

New grad stuck with student loans trying tax tricks
The burden of student loan debt is heavy enough. Get as many tax breaks as you can to lighten your load.

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Why Tax Day Is April 15 and Other Weird Financial Deadlines

It might seem like the federal government drew these financial dates and deadlines out of a hat, but there's reason behind the madness.

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change After You Have a Kid

Welcome to parenthood! Of all the changes headed your way, don't forget about tax changes, too.

Beware These 5 Important Tax Changes for 2017

The tax code is ever-changing. Here's what you can expect when you file in 2017.

How "Carried Interest" May Affect Our Taxes

Carried interest was a buzzword of the presidential election. Just what is it, anyways?

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change When You Retire

While you plan for all the travel and hobbies you'll do in retirement, you should probably plan for your taxes, too.

3 Ways More Money in Retirement Might Cost You

Having an extra large nest egg is a good thing! But to be sure, it comes with extra headaches you'll have to manage.

Here's What Happens If You Don't Pay Your Taxes

If you think owing money to the mob sounds scary, try owing money to the federal government.

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change After Marriage

Once the wedding bells stop ringing, it's time to get real about how your money might change after marriage — starting with taxes.

8 Reasons You Should File Your Taxes as Soon as Possible

Tax Day will be here before you know it. Get your tax prep done now, and you can kick back and relax come April.

10 Surprising Ways Real Estate Cuts Your Taxes

Owning real estate is considered a great investment. Even sweeter? All the tax breaks that come along with it.

The Easy Way to Do Your Taxes (Without Paying Someone Else)

Don't stress at tax time. These people and organizations will file your returns for you — and they'll do it for free.

The 7 Most Common Tax Questions for Beginners, Answered

Never fear, newbies — those tax forms won't bite! All your basic tax questions are here, answered.

Can I Write It Off as Charity?

Charitable donations are always good. But, that doesn't mean they're always tax-deductible. Here's what to look for.

Beware These 6 Phony IRS Calls and Emails

No one particularly likes hearing from the IRS, but we bet you'd enjoy hearing from these tax scammers even less.

Best Money Tips: 16 Tax Breaks That People Often Miss

Today we found articles on often-overlooked tax breaks, packing tips from flight attendants, and signs your personal finances are in trouble.

What Freelancers and Side Giggers Need to Know About Income Taxes

Uncle Sam wants his due from everybody. That means you too, freelancers.

Best Money Tips: Avoid These Common Tax Season Scams

Today we found articles on common tax season scams to avoid, tips for booking cheaper flights, and driving habits to avoid this winter.

5 Common Tax Mistakes We Need to Stop Making

Sure, doing your taxes can be tricky! But when it comes to these five mistakes, we really, really need to stop making them.

Would You Move to One of These States to Avoid Taxes?

Seven U.S. states boast zero income tax. But, would the relocation actually save you money in the long run?

Best Money Tips: How to Reduce Your Chances for a Tax Audit

Today we found articles on ways to reduce your chances for a tax audit, tax policies to watch in 2017, and helpful resources that will help you save time and money.