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Missed the Tax Deadline? Take These 5 Steps Now

Carrie Smith | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
Carrie Smith

A balance owed to the IRS could result in large fines and put a ding on your credit report. So if you missed the tax deadline, be sure to follow these steps to hopefully avoid most of these consequences.

I Didn't File Taxes -- Now What?

MyBankTracker | Posted 06.17.2014 | Money
MyBankTracker

No matter the reasons behind your decision to not file your taxes by April 15, the sooner you buckle down and do it, the better off you will be, and a weight will be lifted off of your shoulders.

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...

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...

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...

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...

How To File Your Taxes Online

Posted 04.03.2013 | Business

Tax Day -- the deadline to file your 2012 taxes -- is coming up on Monday, April 15, 2013. One convenient way to file your taxes is through IRS e-file...

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...

Men Are More Likely To Do This On Tax Day (Graphic)

Posted 04.16.2012 | Money

The deadline for filing taxes is Tuesday, April 17. Undoubtedly, some of us have left this task for the very last minute. What does your gender sa...

What Your Accountant Isn't Telling You

Reuters | Posted 06.16.2012 | Money

(The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) By Lou Carlozo CHICAGO, April 16 (Reuters) -...

Despite Shaky Accusations, Mitt Gets Back On Point

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 04.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Did Vice President Joe Biden really call for a new global business tax on U.S. companies operating abroad? Could it be true that half of...

13 Things You Must Know Before Filing Your Taxes

Reader's Digest | Posted 03.19.2012 | Money

April 15, easy: Follow these tax advisors' insider tips for income tax help and stress-free filing....

Tax Day Is Not When You Think

Emily Cohn | Posted 03.01.2012 | Money

One hundred forty-four million individuals will file personal income tax returns on Tax Day, which falls on Tuesday, April 17 this year. Typically...

Business Structure And Taxes: 5 Things You Need To Know

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Barbara Weltman | Posted 08.09.2011 | Small Business

When you started your business, you settled on a legal format to use: sole proprietorship, partnership, limited liability company (LLC), S corporation...

Tax Day: Post Offices Around Chicago Staying Open Until Midnight To Accommodate Tax Filers

WGN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Seriously, if you've been waiting until the last minute to mail your taxes, the United States Postal Service has three locations in the Chicago area o...

Tax Day Freebies: Retailers Give Away Free Treats To Celebrate The End Of Tax Season

AP | EMILY FREDRIX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Few truths are more universal: No one likes to pay taxes, and everyone loves to get things for free. Restaurants and other retailers...

The Worst Tax Procrastinating Cities (MAP)

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The folks at TurboTax have come up with this handy chart detailing the major cities where citizens are least likely to pay their taxes early. Houston ...

Can't Pay All Your Taxes? The IRS Says Don't Panic

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — It's here, April 15, the deadline for filing income tax returns, and the IRS has some reassuring words for procrastinators, especia...

Tax Extensions: Not An Urban Legend, And Still Possible

ABC News | ALICE GOMSTYN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

That ticking noise you hear? It's the countdown for filing your 2007 tax return, which is due by end of the day Tuesday. However, if you're like mil...