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Important Tax Due Dates & Deadlines – 2020 IRS Tax Calendar

Do tax deadlines seem to sneak up on you? April 15 isn't the only important day on the tax calendar. There are a number...
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List of 14 Commonly Overlooked Personal Tax Deductions & Credits for...

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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.
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What Is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) – Requirements &...

Taxes are a burden for everyone, but especially for low-income individuals and families who need to hang onto as much money as possible. The federal...
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What Is the Fair Tax Act Explained – Pros and Cons

After the first time trying to prepare and file personal taxes, most Americans learn the same lesson: The American tax system is complex and...
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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...
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What Is the Gift Tax – IRS Rules, Rate & Maximum...

Some people believe that when it comes to gifts, giving cash shows a lack of thoughtfulness. But as anyone who's ever received a horrible...
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Claiming Qualifying Dependents on Taxes – IRS Definition & Rules

When most people think of claiming a dependent on a tax return, they think of a child who lives with them. Historically, the Internal...
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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.
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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...
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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...
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Head of Household Filing Status Qualifications vs. Single – IRS Tax...

Being a single parent is tough. Whether you're newly divorced or have a child with someone to whom you were never married, parenting solo...