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

For people without wealthy parents or a full-ride scholarship, paying for a college education is often a financial challenge. According to The College Board,...
Itin Number

What Is an ITIN Number and How to Apply to Get...

Foreign-born individuals pay nearly $224 billion in federal taxes and $105 billion in state and local taxes each year. An individual taxpayer identification number is one of the tools that make those tax payments possible. But what is it and how do you get one?
Pay Taxes Credit Card

Should You Pay Taxes With a Credit Card?

I like to think I know more about credit cards than the average person. I've written dozens of credit card reviews for Money Crashers,...
Offshore Pirate Banks Tax

Offshore Pirate Banks & Tax Havens – Tools of the Super-Rich

According to Forbes Magazine, an estimated $15 to $20 trillion is sitting in the "pirate" banking system today, a complex, interwoven collection of financial...
Household Head Filing Status Qualification

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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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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How Tax Reform Affects Deductions for Charitable Giving This Year

It may be better to give than to receive, but for many taxpayers, receiving a tax break for their charitable giving is a good incentive. Charitable donations stand at an all-time high, but new tax policies may be threatening people's desire to give. As with most tax deductions, there are a lot of rules and limitations you need to be aware of if you want to stay generous without overpaying Uncle Sam.
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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...
1099 Form Taxes

What is a 1099 IRS Tax Form – 1099-INT, 1099-R, SSA-1099...

In an effort to help make filing taxes easier this year, we are breaking down the various IRS tax forms to help you know...
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4 Options for Paying or Dealing With Your Tax Debt

Do you owe money to the IRS that you can't afford to pay? You're not alone. At the end of the 2017 fiscal year, more...
Save 2010 Tax Return

What You Can Do Now To Save On Your 2010 Tax...

You just filed your 2009 tax return a couple months ago. For this reason, you probably want to take some time off and forget...
Standard Tax Deduction

Standard Deduction vs. Itemized Tax Deduction – What’s Better?

Tax deductions such as mortgage interest, state and local taxes, and charitable contributions get a lot of attention this time of year, but many...