Advertiser Disclosure
X

Advertiser Disclosure: The credit card and banking offers that appear on this site are from credit card companies and banks from which MoneyCrashers.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site, including, for example, the order in which they appear on category pages. MoneyCrashers.com does not include all banks, credit card companies or all available credit card offers, although best efforts are made to include a comprehensive list of offers regardless of compensation. Advertiser partners include American Express, Chase, U.S. Bank, and Barclaycard, among others.

Reduce Avoid Capital Gains Tax Property

How to Reduce or Avoid Capital Gains Tax on Property or...

If you sell assets like vehicles, stocks, bonds, collectibles, jewelry, precious metals, or real estate at a gain, you’ll likely pay a capital gains tax on some of the proceeds. Fortunately, there are strategies that can help keep these taxes at a minimum.
Tax Efile Mug

Top 7 Options for Free Online Tax Preparation Software & Services

Bank account promotions aren't the only way to get your hands on free money. If you have a relatively simple tax situation - for example, if...
Calculate Taxes Pen

How to Calculate Federal Income Tax – Rates Table & Tax...

In the United States, the amount of tax you owe depends on several factors, one of them being how much money you make each year. With a little understanding of the tax brackets, you can take the drama out of tax time, no complex mathematics required.
W2 Tax Form Wage Salary Pen Form

Box 12 Codes on Tax Form W-2 Explained

If you’re an employee, one of the many tax forms you have to file is Form W-2. And Box 12 of that form throws many taxpayers for a loop. Each of the uppercase codes you might see in Box 12 has a meaning, and understanding them is the first step to calculating your total tax liability.
Child Support Payments Laws Guidelines

What Is Child Support – Laws & Guidelines for Payments

According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), about 41% of first marriages end in divorce. For second and third marriages, that number...
Graduation Cap Money Bills

5 Education-Related Tax Credits & Deductions for College Tuition & Expenses

Tuition costs are high, and increases seem inevitable, but there are ways to alleviate the financial burden. The federal tax code currently offers several tax credits and deductions that can help you recoup some of that cash at tax time.
Overlooked Personal Tax Deductions

List of 14 Commonly Overlooked Personal Tax Deductions & Credits for...

Tax deductions and credits can add up to sizable savings and help boost your tax refund — or at least minimize your overall tax burden. Review these commonly overlooked deductions and credits to make sure you don’t miss any you’re eligible for.
Gift Tax Rate Rules Exclusion Limit

What Is the Gift Tax – IRS Rules, Rate & Maximum...

The IRS considers many gifts taxable, including money given to friends and family, cars, furniture, use of a vacation home, and an interest in your business. If you’re extremely generous, you might have to consider the gift tax. Here’s what you need to know about gift tax rules and exclusions.
Pay Estimated Taxes Scrabble

How to Pay Federal Estimated Taxes Online to the IRS in...

It often seems traditional employees get the better part of the deal when it comes to paying taxes. Some money is withheld from their...
Tax Refund Options Notepad Infographics Pencils

16 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Money Wisely

Every year, millions of Americans receive billions of dollars in tax refunds. Many blow it on dinners out, new clothes, and presents for themselves. But before you get carried away dreaming up inventive ways to spend your refund, do something to boost your future instead.
Fix United States Debt Problems

How to Fix the United States’ Debt Problems & Reduce Federal...

According to projections by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), America will continue to spend more than it receives in revenues from 2016 to 2026, and...
Uncle Sam Steal Wallet

4 Reasons the IRS Can Seize Your Income Tax Refund Money...

If you recently filed your tax return and were expecting a nice, fat refund check, you might be shocked to check the refund status and...