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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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Why Your Taxes Could Go Up in Retirement and How to...

Many people believe retirement means lower taxes. But just because you’re no longer earning a paycheck doesn’t mean the taxman's out of your life forever. And with major economic and demographic challenges on the horizon, it’s time to start laying the groundwork now for lower taxes in retirement.
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How to Improve the U.S. Federal Tax System to Ensure Fairness

"Congress, Congress! Don't tax me, tax that fellow behind the tree." This 1930s ditty reflects the sentiments of most Americans today as Congress once...
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Child & Dependent Care Tax Credit – Deductions for Child Care...

If you pay for day care, you may be eligible for a tax credit to offset some of your tax bill. This credit applies...
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How Working After Retirement Can Affect Your Social Security Benefits

Whether it's a desire to contribute to society or to increase spendable income, many retirees decide to go back to work. Some have found...
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How to Reduce or Avoid Capital Gains Tax on Property or...

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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 Are Capital Gains & Losses – How to Calculate Tax...

Whether you're new to the world of investing or thinking of selling stocks, bonds, or real estate you've had for some time, you need to...
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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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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...
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Extending the Tax Deadline for COVID-19 – What It Means for...

The IRS has officially announced it’s pushing the due date for filing personal federal income taxes and making 2019 tax payments to July 15, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s how it will affect you.
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Community Property States vs. Separate Property – Definitions & Laws

After you get engaged, the first thing you'll probably do is share the news with your family and friends and update your status on...