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Tax attorney on taxing problems

Apr 19, 2013
Tax attorney Kelly Phillips Erb, otherwise known as "Tax Girl," on fixing people's tax problems.
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Why I love doing taxes

Apr 15, 2013
A tax accountant on why he loves doing taxes.
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Happy Tax Day! How to avoid an audit, top scams, and taxing poetic

Apr 15, 2013
The deadline for filing income taxes is today, and while a third of Americans like doing their taxes and some are even inspired to write poetry, many find the process more complicated than ever.
Posted In: Taxes, IRS

How easy is it for the IRS to go through your email?

Apr 15, 2013
Are you sure there's nothing in your email that would contradict that tax form you are about to sign? Civil liberties advocates are using this tax return deadline to criticize federal law that doesn't see email as all that private.
Posted In: Taxes, IRS, email

Identity theft and the top 12 tax scams of 2013

Apr 15, 2013
Every tax season the Internal Revenue Service puts out a list called the 'Dirty Dozen' which ranks the worst tax schemes of the year. In 2013, identity theft is the dirtiest of them all.
Posted In: Taxes, IRS, fraud, tax forms

The average American takes 13 hours to file taxes

Apr 15, 2013
A full 13 hours to comply with the tax code, gathering receipts, reading the rules, and filling out forms the IRS requires.
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CPA secrets: Accountants charge higher prices for difficult clients

Apr 12, 2013
A CPA discusses why she charges what she does for doing tax returns. Hint: the easier you make your accountant's life, the cheaper your price will be.
Posted In: Taxes, accounting

Where do taxpayer dollars go, anyway?

Apr 12, 2013
When lawmakers decide where our tax dollars should go in a tough economy, how exactly do they prioritize spending our hard-earned cash?
Posted In: Taxes, municipality, local government, state government

Just say no to joint tax filing

Apr 12, 2013
The joint tax return may seem as inevitable as the income tax itself. But commentator Anne Alstott says the joint return is obsolete, and the nation would be better off without it.
Posted In: Marriage and money, marriage, Taxes

Taxing poetic: Your Tax Day poems

Apr 12, 2013
April is National Poetry Month -- and also the time taxes are on our minds. So, why not combine the two and tax poetic?
Posted In: poetry, Taxes

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