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Tax Day

9 Things The IRS Would Tweet On Tax Day If It Were Cool

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.16.2015 | Comedy

The IRS is the hottest Twitter account since @CIA. At least, it could be. Listen, you expect that the IRS's Twitter feed is not going to be very ex...

Carol Kuruvilla

This Nun Wants You To Have #TaxPayerPride

HuffingtonPost.com | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.15.2015 | Religion

Tax Day is usually associated with anger, stress and last-minute paperwork, but these faith leaders want to change that. The nuns behind NETWORK, ...

Stop Corporate Welfare Kings and Tax Escapees From Strip-mining America

Ralph Nader | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Ralph Nader

Through a myriad of tax avoidance schemes, the wealthy 1 percent continue to profit using public resources, subsidies and infrastructure while the 99 percent disproportionately pay the bills for it -- all while struggling to pay their own bills, mortgages, student loans, and more. Americans must ask why individual taxpayers are fronting the money for hugely profitable corporations.

The Economic Impact of Latino Workers: A By-the-Numbers Breakdown for Tax Day

National Council of La Raza | Posted 06.15.2015 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

In order to support investments in education, infrastructure, health care, and many other areas that millions of Americans rely on, everybody must contribute financially through the tax system. Luckily for this country, Latinos are a tremendous asset thanks to their commitment to paying their fair share of taxes.

Taxes for Peace, Please!

Charleta B. Tavares | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Charleta B. Tavares

My constituents, and all Ohioans, work hard to keep roofs over their heads and feed their families. Their hard-earned, finite tax dollars should be prioritized to meet the needs of our community. It is time for Congress to carefully scrutinize how our tax dollars are spent as they craft next year's budget.

9 Tax Day Food Freebies And Steals

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste

Time to head to McDonald's, stat!

Repeal of Estate Tax Rewards Billionaires, Punishes Working Americans

Frank Clemente | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Frank Clemente

Who deserves a break more these days: a struggling working family, or the heir to a billion-dollar fortune? According to the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, it's the billion-dollar baby.

Getting Our Pennies in Priority for Tax Day

Susan Shaer | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Susan Shaer

We are what we spend. If we let the Pentagon consume the largest part of our discretionary budget, then we give license to be defined in those terms. We will continue to address global problems with bombs rather than diplomacy. We should not be satisfied with that.

Tax Day: Deadline to Dodge Taxes?

Jaimie Woo | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics
Jaimie Woo

Our loophole-ridden corporate tax code creates winners and losers. The winners are a narrow set of large multinationals that boast armies of tax lawyers and accountants, and the losers are average taxpayers and small business owners who are left to foot the bill.

5 Things You Need to Know Before Filing a Tax Extension

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 06.14.2015 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

Tax day is here, and while it's always a good idea to file as soon as possible, there could be reasons you may need some extra time. If you're left scrambling, here are five things you should consider.

Full Guide to Tax Day Post Office Hours: See Extended Hours for April 15

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.13.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

On Tax Day, many post office hours are extended and special consideration is made for last-minute filers. But post offices' Tax Day hours might still be more limited in 2015 than in years past.

The Only Rom-Com That Will Make You Fall In Love With Your Taxes

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy

Love is never exempt. The comedy group Nacho Punch is ready to deduct a ton of laughs from you with their latest fake movie trailer "Beth and Taxes...

Will 2014 Be a Holiday for Tax Cheats?

Scott Lilly | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Scott Lilly

A government agency with a salary structure that makes it nearly impossible to compete against the best legal and accounting firms in the country in the best of times is being forced to fire staff, furlough its remaining employees and subject those who remain to ever-increasing workloads while at the same time the complexity of that workload is increasing exponentially.

33 Best Tax Day Freebies and Deals

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.13.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

There's another reason to celebrate Tax Day besides the end of tax season; many businesses offer special Tax Day freebies and deals.

Ready For April 15? Here Are 11 Great Tax Planning Tips For Same-Sex Couples

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.12.2015 | Gay Voices

Whether you're ahead of the game or procrastinate until the last minute, filing your income taxes is rarely a gratifying experience, even in the best ...

Tax Returns = Wedding Fun

Bob Mackowski | Posted 06.10.2015 | Weddings
Bob Mackowski

Happy Tax Day! Cheers to you and your fiancee! Time to party! OK, maybe it isn't so glorious for everyone. If you're writing a big check to the IR...

The Best Thing I Ever Did With My Tax Refund

GOBankingRates | Posted 06.07.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Examining the money habits of personal finance experts can give insights into what responsible money management looks like in the real world. We asked 15 personal finance experts, "What is the best thing you ever bought with your tax refund?"

Make Tax Day Work for You

Jim Gibbons | Posted 05.31.2015 | Money
Jim Gibbons

We all know that many hard-working families and individuals could use a financial boost in this still-tough economy. Millions of Americans can get just that by taking advantage of the tax credits and free filing services available to them.

Should You Take the Bigger Tax Refund or Paycheck? [Debate]

Casey Bond | Posted 05.26.2015 | Money
Casey Bond

Are your personal finances a highly-organized, well-oiled machine? Or is there a lot of room for improvement? The answer to that question is more important than you might think, especially during tax time.

Countdown To Tax Day: A Six-Week Prep Guide For April 15

LearnVest | Posted 05.04.2015 | Money
LearnVest

It's six weeks until T-Day. That's Tax Day for those of you who haven't given much thought to the yearly deadline. While we're not quite there yet, crunch time is just around the corner -- unless you start gathering your materials and making some serious strides today.

Top 5 Tax Scams Of 2015 To Avoid

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.29.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

Imagine this: Someone claiming he's from the IRS calls and says you owe money. He demands you to pay via a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. Do you send the money? If you answered yes, you walked right into a scam.

TurboTax to H&R Block: A Review of the Best Tax Services of 2015

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.15.2015 | Money
GOBankingRates

And while tax preparation software makes filing faster and easier, there were several changes to popular tax prep services this year, leaving many filers confused about which product is right for them.

TurboTax Resumes State Tax Filings

Reuters | Posted 02.09.2015 | Business

The company said the fraudulent returns did not result from a breach of its own systems.

15 Year-End Tax Moves to Lower Your Tax Bill

Betterment.com | Posted 12.22.2014 | Money
Betterment.com

Year-end planning is about finding the right year in which to earn additional income or to spend money on more tax deductions. Now is the right time to think about this year and next.

It's Time for Commonsense Law Enforcement When Dealing With Deportations

Janet Murguía | Posted 06.18.2014 | Latino Voices
Janet Murguía

Every once in a while a mainstream outlet will talk tough on immigration, apparently to prove that they are "balanced." It happened again this week wh...