Tax Tips

Our experts will count down moves to make to lower your tax bill.

June 22, 2016

How to Handle Taxes on Company Stock

Shares from your employer can equal a big payout, but it pays to know the rules.

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June 3, 2016

From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, August 2016

Tax Tips for Surviving Spouses

How to pass on more than $10 million estate-tax-free.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2016

Rules for Paying Off Back Taxes

Tips for how to pay back what you owe to Uncle Sam over time.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2016

Amend Your Tax Return to Correct a Filing Mistake

Advice on how to fix an error on your tax return.

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March 2016

Claim These Tax Deductions Even If You Don't Itemize

Lines 23 through 35 of the IRS 1040 form are extra-powerful. Can you put them to work for you?

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March 2016

How to File Your Taxes for Free — With or Without Help From Elizabeth Warren's Proposal

Some software purveyors are raising prices. One Democrat proposes a solution — but it comes too late for this year.

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April 2016

Beware New Twist on IRS Tax Scam

If someone calls and says they're from the IRS, they're almost certainly not.

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April 17, 2016

Tax Tips for Last-Minute Filers

How to file for an extension (and whether you even need to), getting in a few more deductions and other key advice as April 18 (yes, the 18th) approaches.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, April 2016

8 Ways to Save on Your 2015 Tax Return

This year, you have a few extra days to make sure you get all the breaks you deserve.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, April 2016

What to Do If You're a Victim of Tax ID Theft

Many identity thieves are using stolen Social Security numbers to file fraudulent tax returns. You won’t know whether you’ve been a victim until your tax return is rejected.

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March 2016

Fund Your Retirement, Save on Taxes Now

There's still time to make a 2015 IRA contribution and lower your tax bill.

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, May 2016

Smart Steps to Get Ahead of Your 2016 Tax Return

Keep accurate records to take advantage of these breaks.

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February 2016

Which Tax Software Is Best for You?

We run the numbers through the most popular online programs to see what works and what doesn't

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From Kiplinger's Personal Finance, March 2016

Claim Your Tax Refund ASAP to Thwart ID Thieves

Tighter security means you could have to wait for a check.

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February 9, 2016

Can You Take a Tax Break for Going Gluten-Free?

You may be able to write off the costs of your special diet if you have celiac disease.

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June 23, 2016

The Tax Consequences of Moving Abroad

If you're thinking about moving overseas after the 2016 presidential election, know that the U.S. will continue to tax you.

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