Articles on Taxes

Best Money Tips: Tax Loopholes for the Working Man and Woman

Today we found some stellar articles on tax loopholes, handling a part time side business, and beating burnout as a working grad student.

Best Money Tips: IRS Audit Red Flags

Today we found some fantastic articles on IRS audit red flags, ways to spring-clean your finances, and hidden costs of DIY moving.

Mental Accounting: Why You Blow Your Tax Refund but Not Your Raise

Learn why we treat some money differently from other money — and how to get a better overall grip on your finances.

Tax Document Checklist: What to Gather Before Doing Your Taxes

Don't wait until the last minute start collecting your tax documents and receipts. Instead, get everything together early with this checklist.

Best Money Tips: Tax Tips to Help You Get Started

Today we found some great articles on tax tips to help you get started this filing season, what to do before you lose your wallet, and working from home with young children.

When You Should Fire Your Accountant

A bad accountant can cost you extra money, give you bad advice, and even get you in trouble with the IRS. Here's how to know when to switch.

Tax Deductions to Start Thinking About Now

Tax deductions can save you a lot, but who wants to worry about them during the holidays? Here's what to do now to prepare for the end of the year.

Is Starting a Small Business for the Tax Deductions Worth It?

Some people recommend starting a side business to get more tax deductions. But if that plan sounds too good to be true, that's because it probably is.

Best Money Tips: Tax Deductions for Employees Who Work From Home

Today we found some great articles on tax deductions for employees who work from home, creating a spending plan, and what matters in matters of love and finance.

How to Hire an Accountant

For taxes and beyond, working with an accountant can help you keep your finances in shape. Here's how to ensure you get the best one for your needs.

Tax Brackets Explained

Why are you taxed what you're taxed? And how do some super-wealthy pay so little? Find out what your tax bracket means and why it matters.

Forgiven Mortgage Debt May Lead to Huge Tax Bills

The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act is expiring at the end 2012. Find out what it could mean for you in the coming year.

Best Money Tips: Five Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Today we found some awesome articles on five ways to use your tax refund, moving made eas, and teaching high school kids how to manage money.

8 More Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

Filing taxes can be a pain in the you-know-what, but it's all worth it when the refund arrives. Use the extra cash wisely with these eight suggestions.

What If I Skip My Taxes This Year?

What if you just don't do your taxes? What really happens to the people who ignore the whole thing and say, the heck with all of this, I'm skipping tax season?

Surprising Charitable Tax Deductions

If you're generous, make sure you get all the tax breaks coming to you. From car mileage to meals, you might be surprised by what you can deduct.

3 Reasons to Hire a Tax Professional (Even If You Don't Mind the Work)

Even if you like doing your own taxes, there are still good reasons to go to a professional. Learn how an accountant can save you both money and stress.

Surprise! 5 Reasons You Might Not Get Your Tax Refund

Before you budget in a tax refund, make sure you don't fall into one of these categories.

3 Tax Deductions You Can Never Take

Every tax season, people ask me about the same mythical deductions. Take a look at these three common points of confusion before filing this spring.

Proof That IRS Agents Are Human

Busy parents Charles and Erica asked for a little forgiveness from the IRS... and got it.