Do you deserve your tax breaks?

Mar 10, 2011
As commentator Ron Lieber filled out his taxes and saw all the breaks he's entitled to, he wondered why he qualifies for them at all.
Posted In: Taxes

The tax apps cometh

Mar 10, 2011
If your plans for this weekend include digging through a shoebox full of receipts and collecting all your tax forms, we have news. This year, you may be able to do some or even all of your tax prep work on your smartphone.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Taxes

Tax time! Got a question?

Mar 4, 2011
Now although I've already done my taxes - yeah I know it's a little out of control - many of you might have lingering questions about your taxes....
Posted In: Taxes

The devastating impact of tax liens

Mar 3, 2011
Here's a disturbing number: The Internal Revenue Service filed liens against 1.1 million taxpayers in fiscal 2010. That's up from 168,000 in 1999....
Posted In: Taxes

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mixed job indicators, changes to home loan requirements

Mar 2, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report Friday, but other key job indicators give us a sense of what to expect. Job placement...
Posted In: Health, housing market, job applications, jobless, labor, mid-day update, mortgage, soda, Taxes

The skinny on capital gains

Mar 1, 2011
Investors know that the long-term capital gains tax rate is attractive compared to ordinary income tax rates. But it's easy to get lost in all the...
Posted In: Taxes

Should you be liable for "crash taxes"?

Feb 18, 2011
"Crash taxes" may go by other names, but they're essentially fees for public services like fire department response and clean-up in auto accidents. But who should foot the bill?
Posted In: Taxes

Teeth and taxes

Feb 17, 2011
Scott is a working actor in LA. In 2010, he made about $60K from acting. After shooting a commercial, a client complained that they had to spend ...
Posted In: Taxes

Washington state wants to tax electric vehicles

Feb 11, 2011
A bill in Washington state would tax electric vehicle drivers for the gas they aren't using to power their cars. As Sarah Gardner reports, it's all about finding new ways to pay for growing budget deficits.
Posted In: Auto, Taxes

Tax reminders for April 18

Feb 7, 2011
April 18 is tax day. It isn't all that far away. The folks at Grant Thornton LLP have a couple of reminders on managing the 2010 tax bill smartly....
Posted In: Taxes



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