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Tax Season

How to Ensure a Fast Tax Return

MyBankTracker | Posted 04.09.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

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 ...

IRS Is Open, Marking The Official Start To The Tax Season

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 04.05.2014 | Money
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

If you want to get your tax refund as soon as possible, forget about paper.

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Mark Steber | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Every year the rules are different and other considerations related to filing your tax return and paying the least you can or getting the biggest refund you can are changing and constantly new and confusing, so like most taxpayers, you probably have a lot of questions.

How to Spend Your Time During the Next Polar Vortex

Mark Steber | Posted 03.11.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Now is a good time to get ready to do your taxes. YES -- work on your taxes during this quality down time. Following are a few things to consider as you stay warm during this cold snap or the next or just to get started.

Wrapping Up 2013 And Preparing for Income Tax Time

Mark Steber | Posted 02.22.2014 | Money
Mark Steber

The IRS announced this week that they will start processing tax returns on Friday, January 31, 2014. So what can you do in these final few days of the year to help lower your taxes for 2013?

Before The Ball Drops: Smart Money Moves to Make by Dec. 31

Women & Co | Posted 02.19.2014 | Money
Women & Co

As you're wrapping up your finances for 2013, you may want to think about making a few moves that could mean more money for retirement, a smaller tax bill and perhaps some new eyeglasses.

2014 Tax Season Starting Very Soon

Mark Steber | Posted 02.09.2014 | Money
Mark Steber

About 110 million taxpayers got a tax refund last year -- that is about three out of four filers or 75 percent of all taxpayers. A tax refund is a refund of your money -- getting it sooner is always better than getting it later.

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...

Does Tax Day Stress You Out? (POLL)

Posted 04.15.2013 | MarloThomas

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11 Totally Legitimate Reasons To Hate Taxes

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

Impossible though it may seem, roughly one-third of Americans actually like doing their taxes. Then there are the normal people, who perhaps feel a se...

How To File A Tax Extension

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

Tax Day is only a few days away. If you don't think you'll have your forms prepared on time, you'll need to file for an extension. Taxes are due t...

Five Insider Secrets Every Investor Needs to Know at Tax Time

Tyrone Jackson | Posted 06.11.2013 | Business
Tyrone Jackson

If you want to maximize your tax deductions this year and beyond, you'll need to know the following five insider secrets that are frequently overlooked by most investors and accountants.

How To Get An Extension On Your Tax Returns

Posted 04.12.2013 | Business

Worried you won’t be able to file your taxes by the Monday, April 15 deadline? Don’t fear, you can file for an extension. Head over to the IRS...

Here's What You Need To Know About Your Tax Refund

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.06.2013 | Business

It’s pretty much the only good thing about tax season: Your tax refund. After you file your taxes, the government (both state and federal) will i...

Where Is My Tax Refund?

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

Where is my tax refund? It's a common question. So if you finally got around to filing your tax return and find yourself anxiously wondering when you ...

Online Tax Filing Could Make Your Life Easier

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.05.2013 | Business

There are many benefits to filing your taxes online. Aside from saving paper, online tax filing makes it easier to organize all of your tax inform...

Tax Tips for the Last Two Weeks of the Tax Season

Mark Steber | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Mark Steber

If you're planning to file an extension because you might owe taxes, you should know that an extension only extends the deadline for the forms to be filed. It is not an extension to pay your any taxes you owe.

Accounting Firms Tally High Margins

Mary Ellen Biery | Posted 06.04.2013 | Small Business
Mary Ellen Biery

Privately held accounting, tax prep, bookkeeping and payroll services companies (NAICS code 5412) posted an average annual net profit margin of 21.2 percent, based on financial statements filed during the 12-month period ended February 2013.

How To File Your State Returns For Free

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

The Internal Revenue Service allows Americans that make less than $57,000 a year to file federal income tax returns for free –- but what about state...

How To Use IRS Free File

Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

You don’t have to pay big bucks in order to file your taxes by Tax Day on Monday, April 15, 2013. The IRS offers a service called “IRS Free Fi...

How To File Your Taxes For Free

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business

Filing your tax returns doesn't need to burn a hole in your wallet. There are a number of services available that will help you file your taxes free o...

Making a Difference: The World of Giving - Remember Your Charitable Donations Still Count in this Year's Tax Return

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

As many of us scurry to gather our receipts and recollect the donations we made in 2012, there is a chorus of folks who say that the predicted elimination of the deductibility of charitable donations will result in fewer people giving or people giving less. My response is that it will not.

How To File Your Taxes Online

Posted 04.03.2013 | Business

Filing your tax returns doesn't have to mean killing trees. You can file your taxes online using Free File, tax preparation software or a tax prepa...

What To Do If You Lost Your W-2

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business

Form W-2 is one of the most essential pieces of paper when filing your taxes. If you've lost a W-2 -- or if you never got one in the first place -- th...

Helpful Tax Tips for Renters

Jeff Golding | Posted 05.26.2013 | Business
Jeff Golding

Most taxpayers assume that those who get the most money back are homeowners, business owners, and non-profit organizations. But lo and behold, renters are a strong competitor! Most of them just don't know it yet.