Taxes

Cutting Taxes

5 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Tax time is probably the least fun time of year, and everyone who owes the government usually waits till the…

Taxes

Taxpayer Victories (and Defeats) Can Save You $$$

Tax rules are not always clear-cut. Several recent rulings, including some victories for taxpayers and some defeats, help clarify the…

Tax Planning

How to Save Big on Taxes in Retirement

Here's another reason to love retirement—the ability to save big money by managing your annual tax bill. Once retired, you…

Taxes

How to Fight Back When the IRS Says You Owe More Taxes

You paid your taxes—but now the IRS says that you owe more. Each year, the IRS sends out millions of…

Cutting Taxes

The 5 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Taxes…we all have to pay them, but nobody wants to pay more than their fair share. Sadly, many of us…

Taxes

The IRS May Be After You

Who's Getting Audited and What to Do If It's You IRS audit rates are trending downward, but that doesn't mean…

Tax Preparation

Last-Minute Tax Help From Ed Mendlowitz, CPA

Whether you are single or married, low- or middle-income or wealthy, you probably have some pressing last-minute income tax questions…

Tax Preparation

When Not to File an Amended Return

Do you ever have second thoughts about the tax returns you filed months ago? Despite those second thoughts, it's not…

Tax Preparation

Will Your Tax Preparer Get You in Trouble?

If he makes a mistake, you pay the price Each year, taxpayers turn to professionals for help in preparing 82…

Tax Preparation

7 Tricky Tax Return Questions—Answered!

Don't Get Tripped Up by the New Rules Each new year brings tricky changes in the tax code, creating confusion…

Cutting Taxes

Year-End Checklist for Tax Breaks

It's not too late to take actions now that can result in income tax breaks for 2013. Here are some…

Tax Planning

Tax Rules Have Changed (Again)

Answers to this year’s trickiest questions The April 15 tax-filing deadline is fast approaching, but many Americans still are struggling…

Cutting Taxes

Medical Deductions You Didn’t Know You Could Take

You may think that there's little or no chance you can deduct medical expenses. After all, only unreimbursed outlays are…

Cutting Taxes

Will Uncle Sam Let You Write Off a Church Raffle Ticket?

Q: I bought $1,000 in raffle tickets to help out my church, which was giving away a car. I don’t…

Tax Planning

Answers About the Latest Tax Rule Changes

Answers to this year’s trickiest questions The April 15 tax-filing deadline is fast approaching, but many Americans still are struggling…