On December 31, 2013, the tax exemption for mortgage debt forgiveness expired, leaving financially struggling homeowners with a big return to file.
Future generations will thank us for taking this step before it's too late.
Many straight couples file their taxes under the burden of the "Marriage Penalty" and now same-sex couples -- like myself and my wife -- find ourselves in the same boat. We will be paying more taxes, and enjoying the resulting equality, with pride.
I know it does not bode well that at 24 I am this jaded about the political process. I have had enough of politicians not listening to me and the rest of us while they continue to act as they please.
It's pretty simple: If you don't pay your taxes, the IRS can file a notice of federal tax lien with the credit bureaus, and that's a huge negative on your credit reports.
I'm going to file my taxes in January this year. Shit, I missed Tax Day. Wait, when is Tax Day? The IRS tax filing deadline is April 15. Yo...
In the rush, you may be overlooking significant tax savings that homeownership can bring if you're planning to itemize your deductions this year.
Most people don't read scientific journals, but if they did they'd know the transhumanist field of life extension is repeatedly making major scientifi...
After a long period in the political winter, it appears that the GOP finally has something to be excited about -- the Obama administration's health care debacle.
The State Department wants $400,000 to purchase a fiberglass sculpture of a camel looking at a needle for its new embassy in Pakistan. They've already...
In this tax season marked by anxiety, my encounter with him forces me to pause. When I close that sliding glass door, I stop in wonder at his self-sufficiency and gratitude for the pieces of his life that remain intact.
José Antonio Ocampo, former Finance Minister of Colombia and World Bank presidential candidate, sat down with for a frank interview on the importance of international tax regulation as a necessary global public good.
If you've ever wondered what other Illinois counties pay in property taxes, then this is just the list you've been looking for! Here's a list of Illinois property taxes by county. Are you surprised by the results?
So what happens if, or when, you become a victim of tax identity theft? If you know for certain that your identity has been compromised, the IRS has a form for that. But if you've already lost your tax refund to an identity thief, their reporting mechanism may not be enough to resolve your existing case.
Sometimes, the inability of Congress to get things done is a blessing in disguise -- like, for example, failing to renew a bevy of tax breaks that overwhelmingly benefit big corporations and wealthy individuals.
April 15th is quickly approaching once again. It's around this time that the state of mind of many small business owners who have not yet filed their taxes shifts from mild worry to panic.