Articles on Taxes

7 Lessons From Tax Day to Remember for Next Year

With Tax Day now behind you (phew!), it's time to reflect on a few lessons that might make next April a little less stressful.

Best Money Tips: Things You Can Learn From Your Tax Return

Today we found articles on things you can learn from your tax return, planning for financial emergencies, and downsides to DIY financial planning.

11 Fun Tax Facts You Probably Never Knew

Taxes are a tale almost as old as time. Bet you didn't know these 11 weird tax facts!

What to Do If You Have a Tax Lien On Your House

Unpaid taxes can leave you with a lien on your home. Don't let this problem linger.

What to Do When Your Tax Preparer Makes a Mistake

The tax code is complex and even the pros make mistakes. And when they do? You're responsible for clean up.

Here's How Your Taxes Will Change After You Start a Small Business

A lot goes into firing up a small business or side job. Prepare to tackle some tax changes, too!

Most Popular Ways Americans Spend Their Tax Refunds

Americans are getting smarter about spending their tax refunds. How will you spend yours?

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.