taxes

Ask the Readers: Have You Filed Your Taxes Yet?

Tell us if you've filed your taxes and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

Best Money Tips: 57 Avoidable Tax Mistakes

Today we found some awesome articles on avoidable tax mistakes, building a credit score from scratch, and how to accomplish your financial resolutions.

3 Tax Reasons to Sell Your Business in 2012

With some beneficial tax rules changing after 2012 and the market for small businesses heating up, the year upcoming may be the year to sell.

Start 2012 Off Right With 5 Tax-Wise To-Dos

Help get your 2012 tax year off to a good start by taking a few simple tax and finance steps.

Settle Your Worker Classification Problems with No Penalties

If you fear the IRS may decide your independent contractors are really your employees, now is the time to take advantage of a special worker classification amnesty program.

How To Deal With Small Biz Contest Winnings

Contests can be a great way to boost your exposure -- including your tax exposure.

How To Combine A Personal And Business Trip Without Angering Uncle Sam

With careful planning, and good record-keeping, you really can combine business and leisure.

What Every Employer Needs to Know about Garnishment

You've just received notice that a court has garnished one of your employee's wages. Now what?

IRS Delays Start of Tax Filing for Some Taxpayers in 2011

The IRS announced that certain taxpayers will have to wait until late February 2011 to file taxes. Read on to see if you are affected by this delay.

10 Financial Perks of Marriage

Have you heard the stories about how finances are one of the leading causes of divorce? What are people arguing about? Being married actually has some pretty good financial perks!

Paying Your Attorney: What’s Tax Deductible?

Not all legal fees are immediately tax deductible. The tax treatment of legal fees usually depends on what you incur them for.

Do You Need an Estate Plan?

Estate planning is much more than just divvying up your coin collection and jewelry. Quite the contrary, there are a number of issues that a good estate plan can address.

Ask the Readers: Do You Look Forward to Tax Time? (Your Chance to win $20!)

What are you thoughts on tax time? Do you dread it? Anxiously await it? Let us know your stories here in our comment thread or on Twitter, and you'll be entered to win one of two $

Contributing to a Roth Versus Paying Down Debt

This post was prompted by a reader question, but it's an issue that many people face—we see versions of it all the time in the forums.

How to Deal with Tax-Deductible Receipts Quickly and Easily

How do you deal with tax-deductible receipts that you collect on the fly? Are they stuffed into your wallet until it becomes so distended that you are forced to do something abo

Urgent: Check Your Withholdings

Your paycheck has probably been bigger this year because the government stimulus package to cut the amount of tax withheld from people who were expected to get the new "Making Work

Optimize Your IRA and 401(k)

Your IRA and 401(k) (or 403(b) if you work for a non-profit) are great tools for deferring taxes, and have other advantages as well. But because they're labeled "retirement" accou

Ask The Readers: Are You Getting Your Tax Refund this Year? (Answer to win $10!)

Do you have a tip for making sure your tax money comes back to you at the end of every year? Give us your views and insights into tax refunds now (before the year runs out), and we

Getting by on a lot less money: 3 ways it's easier than you think

I spent my whole adult life trying to figure out how to get by on a lot less money, because I wanted to be a full-time writer and knew that it wouldn't pay enough to support the li

"Cash for clunkers" bill passed by Congress - what does it mean for consumers?

A few months ago I wrote about several car buying incentives that were floating around. This was before the bankruptcy of Chrysler and GM and there was a rumor going around that t