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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.

7 Last-Minute Ways to Cut Your 2016 Tax Bill

Tick tock, the year's almost up! Before 2017 comes ringing in, make sure you check off these last-minute ways to cut your '16 tax bill.

35 Bizarre Things You Can Be Taxed On

Uncle Sam always seems to have his hand out — and even expects a cut for these 35 off-the-wall things.

Improve Your Giving With 5 Smart Charity Tricks

Make the most out of your efforts to give back and you'll do the most good. It's easy to be extra charitable!

Get Your Money Sooner by Starting 2016 Tax Prep Now

The early (tax) bird gets the worm — and reduces the chance it'll be a victim of identity theft. Start your 2016 tax prep now, and skip all the stress in April.

Can Your Spouse be a Dependent on Your Taxes?

We all want a lower tax burden. When your spouse earns much less, you may be tempted to claim them as a dependent. Should You?

4 Ways Student Loans Impact Your Taxes

Got student loan debt? Who doesn't. Lessen the burden by knowing just how that debt plays into your taxes.

10 Reasons You Should Really Fear an IRS Audit

When the IRS decides to smack you with an audit, what's the worst that can happen? You're wise not to try to cheat the taxman.

5 Most Common Tax Mistakes Made by College Grads

College grads, your homework isn’t over. Your next assignment is making sure you get the most tax breaks possible.

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

The burden of student loan debt is heavy enough. Get as many tax breaks as you can to lighten your load.