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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...

Ask a CPA: 'How Do I Fix a Mistake on My Already-Filed Tax Return?'

LearnVest | Posted 06.01.2015 | Money

The I.R.S. has a reputation for being fairly punitive, handing down heavy fines, audits and, in severe situations, prison sentences--which can be intimidating. That leaves some people seeking the fastest way to fix a mistake before it causes a bigger issue.

Your Tax Refund -- Fastest, Biggest, and Easiest? Not So Much!

Mark Steber | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Let's look at the most prevalent (often least true) claims and go over some ways that you can make them more truth than fiction.

How to Ensure a Fast Tax Return

MyBankTracker | Posted 04.09.2014 | Money

Spring is just around the corner, and along with it, tax time comes along. The Internal Revenue Service is officially accepting 2013 tax returns, and ...

WATCH: Couple Surprised By $54,000 Tax Refund

HuffPost Live | Posted 12.01.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

David and Thelma Ward received a tax season surprise that left even their tax preparer in disbelief: a refund to the tune of $54,000. HuffPost Live ho...

Obama Releases Tax Return

Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama released his 2012 federal and state income tax returns Friday. The president and First Lady reported a total income of $608,611...

Hate Filing Your Tax Return? Good

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 06.03.2013 | Business
Joseph J. Thorndike

People everywhere hate taxes. What makes the United States distinctive, I think, is our insistence on collecting so much of our tax revenue in a distinctly unpleasant way. No stealthy value-added taxes for us! We're going to do it the hard way.

Good Tax News For Small =-Business Owners

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 01.16.2013 | Small Business

For millions of small-business owners and freelancers who work from home, it just got easier to get a tax break for home office space. Under a new ...

Tax Expert: 'Good Reason To Be Skeptical' Of Romney's Tax Return

Zach Carter | Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

A respected tax attorney and deficit hawk wrote a letter to the editor of Tax Notes on Monday saying that, "There is good reason to be skeptical" of M...

Ouch! 10 Ways You'll Feel Fiscal Cliff Tax Bill Sticker Shock

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.19.2012 | Money

The dirty secret about the so-called fiscal cliff is that many taxpayers have already toppled over the edge. While much airtime is being devoted t...

IRS Messed With The Wrong 93-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

Alvina Pryor has really had it with the Internal Revenue Service. "I want to put the government on a slab and slice them into little pieces," the 9...

Zach Carter

Romney Tax Return Shows Big Bain Loophole | Zach Carter | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney saved about $$850,000 on his 2011 taxes, thanks to the Republican presidential candidate's controversial retirement package ...

Zach Carter

'Dirty' Secrets: Romney Leaves Household Help Pay Out Of Tax Returns | Zach Carter | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney released his 379-page tax return for 2011 on Friday. Enclosed were the names of his foreign investm...

Zach Carter

Romney's Bain Status Reaped Huge Tax Benefits | Zach Carter | Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney has repeatedly insisted during the presidential campaign that layoffs and other controversy surrounding Bain Capital compani...

WATCH: Fox News Host Issues Warning About Deferred Action Program

Posted 08.22.2012 | Latino Voices

In keeping with the Republican orthodoxy that nothing good ever comes from the government, Fox News host Greta Van Susteren suggested in an Aug. 15 b...

Healthy Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.18.2012 | Healthy Living

Tax day has come and gone -- and now that you've filed (or filed for an extension), hopefully at least some of your financial stress is melting away. ...

How We're Spending Our Tax Return

Posted 04.17.2012 | Comedy

If you're like us, you might be getting a little bit of money back from the federal government this year, so you better start planning what you're goi...

How To Get Free Stuff On Tax Day

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.18.2012 | Money

Now that most of us have filed our tax returns to Uncle Sam, it's finally time to celebrate the end of tax season. The following businesses are provid...

Stop Procrastinating: Last Minute Tax Tips | Posted 06.13.2012 | Money

If you're like me, and putting off finishing your taxes until the last minute, you can at least be thankful that we have until April 17th this year to file. I turned to Lisa Greene-Lewis, a CPA and the Turbotax Blog Manager, for advice.

Catherine New

Someone Else May Have Filed Your Taxes | Catherine New | Posted 02.13.2014 | Money

Mike Bucalo Jr., 71, has never lived in Miami. He's spent the past 25 years in Akron, Ohio. Yet according to his 2011 tax return filed in January, he ...

Midtown Restaurant Hosting Extravagant Meal For You To Spend Your Tax Return

Posted 04.13.2012 | New York

As New Yorkers scramble to file their tax returns before the April 17th deadline, one restaurant is thinking ahead and planning a lavish dinner in hop...

5 Tax Audit Myths Debunked

Bob Meighan | Posted 06.04.2012 | Money
Bob Meighan

Getting audited by the IRS is one of the biggest fears for taxpayers. But what is the likelihood that you will be audited? And what are common audit triggers?

Five Reasons It's Good To Get A Tax Refund

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.28.2012 | Money

CHICAGO — Getting a big tax refund is supposed to make you feel guilty. Financial planners say it means you've had too much withheld from your ...

They're Throwing Rocks At Accountants' Cars

Posted 03.08.2012 | Money

Taxpayer anger is rising over IRS delays in processing refunds this year. Some tax preparers report being physically threatened or having rocks thrown...

Five Surprising Things You Need To Pay Taxes On

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 02.29.2012 | Money

Remember: Taxes for 2011 are due on Tuesday, April 17. The IRS has said it plans to issue taxpayer refunds in 10 to 21 days. Electronic filing and usi...